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Extended Release Dapivirine Vaginal Film with Levonorgestrel

The multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) vaginal film being developed by the Rohan Pharmaceutics laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and Magee-Womens Research Institute is a product providing monthly protection against HIV acquisition and unintended pregnancy. Building upon our innovative bioerodible vaginal film platform, this MPT product is being developed as a convenient, low-cost option with desirable features that are informed through end-user acceptability research. The product will undergo formulation optimization, preclinical testing (including studies in animal models such as macaques), IND-filing, and clinical testing in women.