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Schedule

Day 1 Friday 21st June 2019
13:00-13:30 Arrivals and Registration
13.30-13.45 Welcome and Opening

13.45-15.00

SESSION 1: HOT TOPICS IN HIV: PHYSICIAN AND PATIENT PERSPECTIVE

Overview of HIV Therapy & Novel Approaches – Prof William Powderly, Washington University in St Louis, US

Community Perspective on New Research Developments – Mr Simon Collins, European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)

15.00-15.15 Coffee Break

15.15-16.45

SESSION 2: HOST-PATHOGEN INTERFACE

Unraveling the Immune Mechanisms Behind Co-morbidities in HIV: Insights from the Immuno-skeletal Interface – Dr Tara McGinty, University College Dublin, Ireland

Molecular Control of HIV-1 Latency: What Can We Learn from the Brain Reservoirs? – Prof Olivier Rohr, University of Strasbourg, France

Intact HIV Reservoir and Viral Decay: Are We Measuring It Right? – Prof Giuseppe Nunnari, University of Messina, Italy

16.45-17:00 Questions & Debate
Day 2 Saturday 22nd June 2019
09.00-09.30 Arrivals, Registration and Breakfast

9.30-11.15

SESSION 3: LIVING SUCCESSFULLY WITH HIV: MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

The Measure of Success in Aging with HIV – Prof Giovanni Guaraldi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

‘1 in 4’: The Female HIV Experience, Insights from Research – Dr Denise Proudfoot, Dublin City University, Ireland

Patient’s Role in HIV Research and Care Delivery – Mr Robbie Lawlor, Dublin City University, Ireland

11.15-11.30 Coffee Break  
11.30-12.45

SESSION 4: HIV AND TB: GLOBAL BEDFELLOWS

HIV, TB and MAC in Europe: an Emerging Threat – Dr Gregory Kaminskiy, National Medical Research Centre of Phthisiopulmonology and Infectious Diseases, Russian Federation

Whole Genome Sequencing for Tuberculosis Treatment and Control: A Game Changer? – Dr Iñaki Comas, Biomedicine Institute of Valencia, CSIC, Spain

12.45-13.00 Summary and Meeting Close