Circumcision :: Circumcision reduces HIV infection risk

Leading researcher to present information on circumcision and HIV transmission during AUA Annual Scientific Meeting.

WHO:Ira D. Sharlip, M.D., AUA spokesman and Public Media Committee chairJohn N. Krieger, M.D.

WHAT: Late breaking news on circumcision and HIV transmission will be presented to AnnualMeeting attendees during the Monday, May 21 plenary session. Dr. Krieger will be discussing the findings of two major trials in Africa that focused on circumcisions preventive effects on HIV transmission in heterosexual men. Findings from these studies were published in the February 24 issue of The Lancet.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 1:00 p.m. PDT

WHERE: AUA Press Suite (Mezzanine Show Offices A and B), Anaheim Convention Center

HOW:Access to this special session is free to all credentialed media representatives covering the meeting. Dial-in information for reporters interested in covering remotely is available by calling 714-765-2033.

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