2021 Call for Abstracts

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The goal of the Inter-CFAR Women and HIV Symposium is to identify gaps in knowledge in HIV and women’s research and develop strategies that will move the field forward. In order to accomplish this goal, we aim to generate collaborative activity between CFARs and other research networks, highlighting cutting edge science and promoting opportunities for early career investigators.

ABSTRACTS DUE Friday, September 3, 2021. Submit your abstract here!

The planning committee solicits abstracts for posters and oral presentations related to all areas of HIV among women including prevention, treatment, and cure.

The review committee will prioritize abstracts submitted by junior and mid-level investigators, including predoctoral fellows through Assistant Professor titles. Abstracts must be no more than 350 words in length. Review criteria include overall impact, contribution to the field of HIV in women, and responsiveness to NIH Office of AIDS Research Priorities.

Abstracts should be related to WOMEN, HIV, and COVID-19. Abstracts can be related to COVID-19 if they include data at the intersection of HIV and COVID-19 for cis and/or transgender women.

Possible topics include:

  • HIV prevention, treatment, and cure
  • Coinfections and comorbidities to HIV
  • Social and behavioral science related to HIV prevention and treatment
  • Implementation science for HIV prevention and treatment
  • Sex and gender differences in HIV 
  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women investigators in HIV research
  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women living with HIV

Plenary speakers are confirmed for the exciting areas below:

  • HIV and COVID-19: The public health response
  • COVID-19: Perspectives from Cis- and Trans-Women Living with HIV
  • HIV, COVID-19, and Women in the International setting
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on Women Investigators and HIV research
  • COVID-19 vaccine access and disparities in Women living with HIV
  • SARS-CoV-2 immunity: Impact of Variants and Sex

Registration for the 2021 Inter-CFAR Virtual Women and HIV Symposium is now open. There will be no registration fee. Register here