• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, consisting of four graduate students, a full-time lab manager, two full-time research coordinators, a post-doctoral fellow, and four research assistants.

Research Focus

Project THRIVE+

Project THRIVE+ (Project THRIVE Plus) is a 10 session individual cognitive behavioural therapy treatment to reduce trauma-related distress and…
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Engage is a 5-year Canadian collaboration between researchers and community-based organizations on HIV and sexual health among gay,…
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The Not So Micro Study

***Recruitment has ended for this study*** “You’re cute for a Brown guy.” Termed ‘microaggressions’, these statements reflect the…
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GQ Arousal Study

Erectile dysfunction has been associated with considerable mental health problems and is particularly prevalent among gay men. Psychological…
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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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