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19 March 2008
Emory CFAR Hosts National Symposium on HIV Therapies
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

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.

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9 a.m.

9:15-10:45 a.m.
Antiretroviral therapy
*Jeffrey Lennox, MD, Emory University

Individualizing therapy
*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

1:15-2:00 p.m.
Round Table Discussion

2:15-4:00 p.m.
Minority drug-resistant HIV
*Jeffrey Johnson, PhD, CDC

Rolling out antiretroviral therapy
*Deborah L Birx, MD, CDC

© Emory University 2018

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