IAS TB/HIV Research Prize
To contribute to generating interest and stimulating research on basic, clinical and operational research in TB/HIV prevention, care and treatment, the IAS TB/HIV Research Prize was first awarded in 2009 at the 5th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Cape Town.
The US$2,000 IAS TB/HIV Research Prize in an incentive for young and established researchers to investigate pertinent research questions that affect TB/HIV co-infection and operational effectiveness of implementing core TB/HIV collaborative services.
To be eligible for the prize, abstracts submitted for the IAS or AIDS conferences must meet the following criteria:
ABSTRACT SUBMITTERS DO NOT NEED TO APPLY FOR THE PRIZE
- The abstract must have been accepted as an oral presentation, poster discussion or poster exhibition by the Scientific Programme Committee
- Research must be related to HIV and TB
All abstract submitters who meet the criteria are automatically considered.
2013 Prize Winner IAS TB/HIV Research Prize
James Houston, United States, for the abstract, Tuberculosis burden is a barrier to starting isoniazid preventive therapy in HIV-infected children enrolled in care
Previous Prize Winners 2012 IAS TB/HIV Research Prize
Jonathan Golub, USA, for the abstract, “The TB/HIV in Rio de Janeiro (THRio) study: a step-wedged cluster randomized trial measuring the impact of tuberculosis (TB) screening and isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) on incidence of TB and death
”. 2011 IAS TB/HIV Research Prize
Sabine Margot Hermans, The Netherlands, for her abstract, “Integration of HIV and TB services results in earlier and more prioritised ART initiation in Uganda
”. 2010 IAS TB/HIV Research Prize
Katherine Todrys, UK, for her abstract, “HIV and TB management in six Zambian prisons demonstrate improved but ongoing prevention, testing and treatment gaps
”. 2009 IAS TB/HIV Research Prize
Clare van Halsema, UK, for her abstract, “Good tuberculosis treatment outcomes and no evidence of increased drug resistance in individuals previously exposed to isoniazid preventive therapy in a population with high HIV prevalence
“For me this prize serves to highlight challenges faced by women and girls in this epidemic and I am encouraged that we can make a difference irrespective of where you are coming from
M. K. Nanyombi,
2011 Prize Winner
“It was the best thing that happened to the programme and me and I sincerely thank the International AIDS Society for not only acknowledging the work done but to have boosted the morale of the PPTCT Programme in Karnataka
N. R. Mangalore,
2010 Prize Winner