HIV Cure at the 2014 ISHEID next May
The International Symposium on HIV & Emerging Infectious Diseases will take place in Marseille, France (Parc Chanot Congress Center) on May 21-23, 2014. It will tackle the issues of HIV, HCV and other emergent viruses as MERS-co, Hepatitis E, the new Flu strains. The search of an HIV cure will be a topic discussed all along the meeting.
An entire plenary session is dedicated to the search on HIV cure with lectures by Liang Shan (Baltimore, USA) on the mechanisms of HIV persistence and the nature of HIV reservoirs, Ole Schmeltz Sogaard (Aarhus, Danemark) on the anti-latency drugs and of Jan Van Lunzen (Hambourg, Allemagne) on bone marrow transplantation and other biogenetic approaches to induce a cure.
A Bristol-Myers Squibb symposium will address the pros and cons of the faisability to induce a HIV cure with speakers like Isabelle Poizot-Martin (Marseille, France), Roland Landman (Paris, France), Antoine Cheret (Tourcoing, France).
The Gilead symposium will welcome Jean-Pierre Routy (Montreal, Canada) to present recent advances for a HIV cure.
Several other presentations will address to ways to induce a functional HIV cure by drugs and by manipulating the immune system.
Please, have a look at the final program at: http://www.isheid.com
The ISHEID is organized under the auspices of the French Agency for AIDS and viral hepatitis Research (ANRS).
Key words: HIV cure, ISHEID, Marseille, eradication, functional cure