uManitoba discovery named TIME's #1 medical breakthrough of 2007

December 19, 2007

TIME Magazine has listed a study led by a University of Manitoba researcher as the #1 medical breakthrough of the year.  Dr. Moses of uManitoba was a principal investigator in research that connected male circumcision to reduced risk of HIV infection.  Clinical trials held around the world verified the results, finding that circumcised men were 50% less likely to acquire HIV during sex with women.