There was exciting news on Monday when it was announced at an international AIDS conference in Vienna that microbicide gel had dramatically reduced the transmission of HIV in a Phase 2 clinical trial involving 889 women in South Africa. If confirmed by larger phase 3 trials this gel will offer millions of women a way … Continue reading Microbicide gel cuts HIV infection rates…thank the monkeys!
Do you want to make a difference in the movement to protect biomedical research from animal rights militants? Do have an idea to build public support for lifesaving research? If so, you are very much needed and here’s a way to get involved. Once again, Americans for Medical Progress are accepting applications for the Michael … Continue reading Make a Difference – The Hayre Fellowship
Americans for Medical Progress (AMP) decided to fund three new Hayre fellows on two Hayre Fellowships. This is a fantastic chance for three students to stand up and motivate the people in their community and beyond. AMP created the Fellowship in honor of its late Chairman, Michael D. Hayre, DVM. Its aim is to foster … Continue reading Three Young Advocates Step Up
In March 2008 I travelled to the US as the inaugural Michael D. Hayre Fellow in Public Outreach. Through this opportunity I founded Speaking of Research and worked to improve the public's understanding in public outreach. This year the new Hayre Fellow(s) will be able to try their hand at making a difference both nationally … Continue reading Promote Advocacy – Support a Hayre Fellow
There are many ways you can support lifesaving research. You could sign the Pro-Test Petition, you could join the SR Facebook group, or you could get out there and start something yourself! UCLA scientists and students stood up for research, why don't you! Due to the UCLA Pro-Test march Americans for Medical Progress decided to … Continue reading Hayre Fellowship Deadline Extended – Will You Support Research?
Americans for Medical Progress are accepting applications for new Michael D. Hayre Fellows in Public Outreach. The program is aimed at students and young adults (18-30) who feel that they can help improve the public understanding of animal research. Successful applicants will receive a $5,000 stipend, as well as the full support of both Americans … Continue reading Help Defend Animal Research – AMP offers $5,000 Fellowships