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ATN Executive Committee Community Advisory Board Youth Members Reflect on One Year of Service

The complex, innovative research done in the ATN contains many moving parts. The biggest focus, however, is on young people who are the subjects of the ATN’s work. That’s why the ATN’s executive committee highly values the opinions and contributions of its three community advisory board (CAB) members, all of whom are young people.

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A World AIDS Day Event Focused on Adolescents

On December 1, 2017, people around the world united in the fight against HIV with World AIDS Day observances. UNC marked World AIDS Day with a symposium on adolescents and HIV.

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Recap of the Fall 2017 ATN Meeting

Innovation and collaboration emerged as themes at the Fall ATN meeting, held October 24-27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The network’s biannual member meeting helps the ATN further its research focus on HIV/AIDS interventions for adolescents.

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Consent 2.0 Study Begins Enrollment

Participant enrollment began in November for Consent 2.0 (ATN 150). The goal of this study is to understand how the process of consent affects high-risk adolescents’ acceptance of participating in an HIV prevention trial.

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New NIDA Tools for Assessing Adolescent Substance Use Frequency and Risks

Two new evidence-based tools are now available for assessing substance use among youth ages 12-17, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), announced this month.

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AIDSImpact Plenary Speakers from ATN Announced

ATN research will be well represented at the 13th AIDSImpact Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, from November 13-15, 2017. AIDSImpact is an international science conference that addresses issues of prevention, treatment and care throughout the world and in regions most hard-hit by HIV/AIDS.  Two ATN principal investigators will be presenting as plenary speakers. 

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