MPTs: Articles
from the Field

Issue #49 - 15 May 2018

Dear Colleagues,

The field of multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) is steadily evolving and expanding. Below are links to recent publications, media articles, and other resources relevant to MPTs in order to keep you informed. Note that contents are neither endorsed by nor necessarily represent the views of the IMPT, and that due to publication copyright and permissions restrictions, full-text versions of resources may not be publicly available.
If you have a resource to include in our next issue, please send to Kathreen Daria . Also, previous issues are available in our archives and other MPT-related materials are accessible in our resource center

IMPT Secretariat Staff
Journal Articles

Generation of a dual-target, safe, inexpensive microbicide that protects against HIV-1 and HSV-2 disease . Zuend, C.F., Nomellini, J.F., Smit, J. & Horwitz, M.S. (2018, February 12). Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-21134-1
Hormonal contraceptives differentially suppress TFV and TAF inhibition of HIV infection and TFV-DP in blood and genital tract CD4+ T cells . Shen, Z. et al. (2017, December 18). Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18078-3
Moving the Message Beyond the Methods: Toward Integration of Unintended Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Prevention . Steiner, R.J., Liddon, N., Swartzendruber, A.L., Pazol, K., & Sales, J.M. (2018). American Journal of Preventive Medicine. DOI:

In the Blogosphere
Opportunities and Challenges for Long-Acting MPTs . Flexner, C. & Chatterjee, A. (2018, May 2). Initiative for MPTs.
Upcoming Deadlines  
  • 14 May-31 Aug | ICFP 2018 early-bird registration
  • 17 May | AIDS 2018 registration ends at 24:00 CET
Please get in touch if you or any of your colleagues are attending any of these meetings and conferences. We would be happy to provide you with materials to help enhance your presentations around MPTs and the MPT field.
Career Opportunities 

View the links below for details on duties and qualifications.
The Population Council is seeking a Senior Scientist for Reproductive Health at the Center for Biomedical Research to be based in New York City, New York. Applications are due  15 May 2018 .
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