17th Annual World Aids Day Symposium

The UNC Center for AIDS Research and the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease will present a day of speakers at the 17th Annual World AIDS Day Symposium. The keynote address will be delivered by Deborah Persaud, MD, associate professor, pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

When Dec 04, 2015
from 08:30 AM to 03:10 PM
Where 1131 Bioinformatics
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Admission is free, though registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

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Registration 8:00AM-8:30AM

Morning Session 8:30AM-12:00PM

The Growing Threat of Syphilis and HIV Co-Infections, Arlene Seña-Soberano, MD, MPH | UNC-Chapel Hill

HIV, Inflammation, and CVD Risk, Michelle Floris-Moore, MD | UNC Chapel Hill

Putting PrEP into Practice: The Experience in North Carolina, Christopher Hurt, MD | UNC Chapel Hill

Panel Discussion

Lunch 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session: HIV Cure 1:00PM-3:10PM

Combination Strategy of Latency Reversing Agents for HIV Cure, Jessica Brehm, PhD | GSK

HIV Persistence: To the Periphery and Beyond, Angela Wahl, PhD | UNC Chapel Hill

Inhibition of IDO1 Decreases Persistent, Systemic Inflammation During ART, Richard Dunham, PhD | GSK

KEYNOTE Prospects for Remission in Perinatal HIV Infection, Deborah Persaud, MD | Johns Hopkins

Harnessing the Immune System to Clear Latent HIV-1 Infection. Julia Sung, MD | UNC Chapel Hill