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The experts speak. Studying the potential of tenofovir to prevent sexual transmission of HIV: first steps. Interview by Vicki Glaser.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15665629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Melanie Thompson, M.D., is Founder and Principal Investigator of the AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta (ARCA), one of the first non-profit community-based HIV/AIDS research centers in the United States and the primary resource for HIV clinical research in Georgia. Dr. Thompson is also a private practitioner in Atlanta and serves on the International AIDS Society- USA's Antiretroviral Guidelines Panel. She is the past chair of the National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research Therapeutics Research Working Group. Dr. Thompson has served as ARCA's principal investigator for more than 200 studies involving more than 12,000 patients. To date, ARCA's studies have contributed to the FDA approval of 21 treatments for HIV and its complications.
Melanie Thompson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Interview    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AIDS patient care and STDs     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1087-2914     ISO Abbreviation:  AIDS Patient Care STDS     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-24     Completed Date:  2005-03-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9607225     Medline TA:  AIDS Patient Care STDS     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  X    
AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenine / analogs & derivatives*,  therapeutic use*
Communicable Disease Control*
HIV Infections / prevention & control*,  transmission
Phosphonic Acids / therapeutic use*
Primary Prevention / methods
Risk Assessment
Sensitivity and Specificity
Sexually Transmitted Diseases / prevention & control*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Phosphonic Acids; 107021-12-5/tenofovir; 73-24-5/Adenine

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