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    The HIV Prevention Lab

    We conduct research on how to prevent HIV transmission among groups that are at a higher risk for acquiring HIV. We also conduct research on how to promote quality of life among people living with HIV.

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    Our Mission

    The mission of the HIV Prevention Lab is to conduct rigorous basic and applied research that can be used to prevent HIV transmission and promote positive sexual and mental health among vulnerable populations and people living with HIV.

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    Our Team

    Dr. Trevor Hart is the director of the HIV Prevention Lab and a current recipient of an Ontario HIV Treatment Network Applied Research Chair Award. The HIV Prevention Lab is staffed by Dr. Hart’s research team, which includes four graduate students, a full-time lab manager, a full-time research coordinator, a post-doctoral fellow, and five research assistants.

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GPS: Gay Poz Sex

This study will provide preliminary data on the effect size of a sexual health promotion program for HIV-positive…
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  • Social Innovation and Action Research Award 2016

    Social Innovation and Action Research Award 2016

    This spring, lab director Dr. Trevor Hart received the Ryerson University Social Innovation and Action Research Award for his work on the Gay Poz Sex study. This award recognizes a researcher who exce [...]

  • Dr. Trevor Hart speaks with City News

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    Dr. Hart spoke with City News on November 17th about HIV viral load and serostatus disclosure. The video is available at the link below: http://www.citynews.ca/2015/11/17/video-hiv-myths-and-miscon [...]

  • Conference Wrap-Up: CAHR 2015

    Another year, another CAHR! The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) held its annual conference this year from April 30th - May 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Co-chaired b [...]

  • New Publication in Archives of Sexual Behavior!

    A new paper by the HIV Prevention Lab's PhD student Tyler G. Tulloch, lab director Dr. Trevor A. Hart, and lab alumni Dr. Nooshin K. Rotondi and Stanley Ing has been published in the latest editio [...]

  • Pre-CAHR Team Grant Meeting

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    On April 30th 2015, the day before the commencement of the annual CAHR conference, the Team members met at Ryerson University in Toronto for a day-long planning meeting. In the morning, the team [...]