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PhD Candidate Isabella Young, who is a student in the BME lab of Dr Rahima Benhabbour within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has recently won the International AIDS Society (IAS) Prize for Research in HIV Prevention.

Her abstract entitled “Next generation 3D-printed intravaginal rings for prevention of HIV and unplanned pregnancy” won one of four US$10,000 IAS/MSD Prizes for Research in HIV Prevention to outstanding researchers who demonstrate innovation, originality and quality in their research in the field of HIV Prevention.

The presentation of the IAS/MSD Prize for Research in HIV Prevention was pre-recorded and shown during a prime session at the 11th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021). Congratulations Isabella for the well deserved award! To read more about IAS 2021 Prizes and award recipients, please visit their official website here.

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