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HHRI News & Press Releases

Dr. Jenell Stewart speaks at CROI 2024

Dr. Jenell Stewart speaks about event-based PrEP for women at CROI 2024

April 5, 2024

At the 31st annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Denver, Colo., March 3-6, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) Investigator  Jenell Stewart, DO, MPH, spoke about event-based PrEP for women and was interviewed by UK-based organization Aidsmap, who disseminates independent information on HIV and AIDS. Dr. Stewart is…

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline prophylaxis use low and did not prevent STIs among cisgender women

December 21, 2023

Researchers from the University of Washington (UW), Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) published results in the New England Journal of Medicine. The results of the study have been highly anticipated, as this is the first study of doxycycline PEP among cisgender women, following multiple…

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HIV, Hepatitis B & C

July 18, 2023

Our Research Home » Our Research » HIV, Hepatitis B & C Dr. Noska’s research interests focus on clinical trials that evaluate new therapeutic agents for Hepatitis B and HIV. She investigates the social determinants of health influencing the care for persons living with HIV, HCV, and/or HBV, and comorbid…

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Nephrology, Transplantation, & Health Disparities

June 12, 2023

Our Research Home » Our Research » Nephrology, Transplantation, & Health Disparities Dr. McKinney’s interests lie in researching the cause of disparities in access to kidney transplantation, evaluating patient-level barriers and facilitators to transplantation, and developing support interventions for patients and families. One of his current focuses is the joint…

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STIs, HIV Prevention

April 24, 2023

Our Research Home » Our Research » STIs, HIV Prevention STIs, HIV Prevention, Clinical Trials, Behavioral Science   Jenell Stewart, DO, MPH, is an Infectious Diseases physician-scientist focused on the prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and improving clinical care for women who engage in transactional…

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline does not prevent STIs among cisgender women

February 20, 2023

Researchers from the University of Washington (UW), Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) announced results at CROI from a clinical trial demonstrating that doxycycline taken after sex does not prevent bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) – chlamydia or gonorrhea – among cisgender women. The dPEP…

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