The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern receives $17.5 million research grant for HIV prevention program

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 5, 2015

Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to use over the next five years for the development of an implantable drug delivery system to protect high-risk individuals...

New intravaginal ring protects against HIV, pregnancy

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

March 31, 2014

A Northwestern researcher developed an intravaginal ring last month that will be the first device to protect women from pregnancy, HIV and herpes. Patrick Kiser, a visiting associate professor of biomedical engineering andĀ obstetrics...