2014 Joint Symposium on HIV Research in Women

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Einstein-Montefiore CFAR

 

The 2014 Joint Symposium on HIV Research in Women is hosted by the Einstein-Montefiore Center for AIDS Research. The goal of the program is to identify gaps in knowledge related to HIV and women and develop strategies for future research to move the field forward, to generate collaborative research among the different CFARs and with other research networks, highlighting cutting edge science, and to promote and emphasize opportunities for young investigators.

The specific aims of the conference were to:

  1. HIV Eradication and Avenues to a Cure
  2. HIV Prevention
  3. Clinical disease and comorbidities

Confirmed speakers for the HIV in Women Research Symposium include:

HIV Eradication and Avenues to a Cure:

HIV Prevention:

  • Dr. Walid Heneine, "HIV Prevention by Antiretroviral Prophylaxis: Lessons from Macaque Models"
  • Dr. Angela Mushavi, PMTCT
  • Shannon Weber, MSW, "Prep me, please: What we know and need to know about PrEP & women's health"

Clinical Disease and comorbidities