Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure 2014

Event Date & Time: 
August 26, 2014 - 8:00am to August 27, 2014 - 5:00pm

Location:  Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center | Seattle, WA

CFAR's Curative Therapies for HIV (Cure) Scientific Working Group, in partnership with the defeatHIV Martin Delaney Collaboratory, Fred Hutch and the UW Virology Division, are pleased to announce the inaugural Conference on Cell & Gene Therapy for HIV Cure will be held August 26-27, 2014, in Seattle, WA. This 2-day conference will unite an international roster of esteemed scientists to share and discuss novel cell and gene therapy treatments and research aimed at eradicating HIV/AIDS. 

The audience will consist of academic and clinical investigators, early investigators, post-docs, and graduate students.  Registration Scholarships and Travel Grants are available.


Featured speakers include:

KEYNOTE

Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, PhD
Professor, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Research Director at the INSERM, France
2008 Nobel Prize Laureate, Medicine


PLENARIES

Lawrence Corey, MD
President and Director
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Lawrence Corey Endowed Chair in Medical Virology
Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Allergy and Infectious Diseases
University of Washington

J. Keith Joung, MD, PhD
Associate Chief of Pathology for Research
The Jim and Ann Orr MGH Research Scholar
Director, Molecular Pathology Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

 

IMPORTANT DATES
Scholarship Deadline:  May 30, 2014
Abstract Deadline:  June 16, 2014
Early Bird Registration: July 7, 2014

 

This meeting is designed to foster scientific collegiality and to continue to build the important scientific collaborations and community relationships that are critical to solving one of the greatest puzzles of global health in human history.

Please visit the conference website for more details.

CGT4HIVCure2014.org