Welcome to the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Division

The mission of the HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Division is to develop and evaluate interventions designed to reduce the spread of HIV and other blood-borne infections. The division promotes the application of evidence-based practices in the development of public health policies to respond to the HIV epidemic.



Study reveals no causal link between neurodevelopmental disorders and acetaminophen exposure before birth


NIH-funded research in siblings finds previously reported connection is likely due to other underlying factors.

AI model has potential to detect risk of childbirth-related post-traumatic stress disorder


NIH-funded study suggests model could identify large percentage of those at risk.

AI makes retinal imaging 100 times faster, compared to manual method


NIH scientists use artificial intelligence called ‘P-GAN’ to improve next-generation imaging of cells in the back of the eye.

Short-term incentives for exercise can lead to sustained increases in activity


NIH-supported study shows certain perks can spur long-term behavior change in adults with cardiovascular disease risks

Scientists discover potential treatment approaches for polycystic kidney disease


Innovative disease modeling and gene editing techniques begin to answer long-standing questions.