How can HIV be eradicated? – Current strategies and challenges

How can HIV be eradicated? – Current strategies and challenges

31/01/2017 - 31/01/2017

Lugar: Aarhus University Hospital Skejby, Auditorium B - Aarhus (Denmark)

12h - Welcome and opening remarks. Lars Østergaard, Professor, Aarhus University Hospital (Skejby).

12h10 - Dissecting How CD4 T Cells Are Lost During HIV Infection. Giliad Doitsh, Senior Researcher J. Gladstone Institute (San Francisco).

12h50 - Cell-associated HIV RNA as a biomarker of viral persistence. Alexander Pasternak, Senior Scientist Center for Infection and Immunity (Amsterdam).

13h30 - PD-1+ and Tfh Cells Are Responsible for Persistent HIV-1 Transcription in Treated Aviremic Individuals. Matthieu Perreau, Assistant Professor CHUV | Division of Immunology and Allergie-IAL (Lausanne).

14h10 - Break – tea/coffee and pastries

14h50 - Immunometabolism and HIV-1 pathogenesis: an opportunity to tackle HIV-1 infection? Asier Saez-Cirion, Professor, Unité HIV, Inflammation et Persistance Institut Pasteur (Paris).

15h30 - Role of Therapeutic Vaccines in Current Eradication Strategies. Recent data from clinical trials performed at IrsiCaixaBeatriz Mothe, Research Fellow IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute (Barcelona).

16h10 - Stem cell therapy to cure HIV infection: so close, so farJavier Martinez-Picardo, Professor, IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute (Barcelona).

17h - Twists, Turns and Potholes on the Road to an HIV Cure. Warner Greene, Professor J. Gladstone Institute (San Francisco(.

17h40 - Panel discussion.

18h15 - Closing remarks.


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