U.S. scientists and researchers will convene at Emory University April 8 for a daylong symposium exploring HIV treatment.
The research conference, "Antiretroviral Therapy: Prolonging Survival, Decreasing Transmission, Aiming for Virus Eradication," is hosted by the Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA). It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the main Emory campus in the Cox Hall Ballroom located at 569 Asbury Circle.
The symposium is free and open to the public. A complimentary lunch will be provided. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CFAR symposium includes presentations by nationally and internationally known researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Johns Hopkins University, the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, and Vanderbilt University.
For more information, visit www.cfar.emory.edu.
*Jeffrey Lennox, MD, Emory University
*Richard D'Aquila, MD, Vanderbilt University
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
HIV latency & reservoirs
*Robert Siliciano, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Viral attack and cellular defense
*Mario Stevenson, PhD, University of Massachusetts
12:30 -- 1:15pm
Round Table Discussion
Minority drug-resistant HIV
*Jeffrey Johnson, PhD, CDC
Rolling out antiretroviral therapy
*Deborah L Birx, MD, CDC