2012 World AIDS Day Symposium

Monday, December 3, 2012

The CFAR Emerging Investigators Symposium
1:30 PMWelcome and Introduction
Paul Volberding, MD, and Warner Greene, MD, PhD
1:45 PMHeme Oxygenase-1 Modulates Immune Activation and Immunopathogenesis During SIV Infection via the Type-I Interferon Response
Trevor Burt, MD
2:00 PMEffects of Interferon-α Treatment on Anti-HIV-1 Intrinsic Immunity in Vivo
Satish Pillai, PhD
2:15 PMNew Insights into How CD4 T Cells Die During HIV Infection: A Surprising Role for Innate Immunity
Gilad Doitsh, PhD, MSc
2:30 PMCytokine Responses in HIV Elite Controllers
Evan Jacobs, PhD
2:45 PMAddressing Loss to Follow-Up in Clinic-Based Cohorts of HIV Patients in Africa: A Measurement Strategy for Implementation Science Research
Elvin Geng, MD, MPH
3:00 PMA Pilot Study to Engage HIV-Positive African American Youth via Telehealth Technology
Parya Saberi, PharmD, MAS
3:15 PMPatient Perspectives and the HIV Engagement in Care Continuum
Katerina Christopoulos, MD, MPH
3:30 PMSymposium Adjourns
3:30 PMBreak
Merle Sande Memorial Lecture
4 PMResearch at the Heart of the Africa HIV Epidemic: Implications for Vaccine Design and Testing
Bruce D. Walker, MD
Professor of Medicine; Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases; and Director, Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Director, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute