798. Meet-the-Professor
Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: HIV Resistance Testing for the Clinician
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 7:00 AM
Room: 102AB

Athe Tsibris, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Athe Tsibris is a clinician and molecular virologist interested in the mechanisms and clinical implications of HIV-1 drug resistance. His work in the lab has focused on HIV-1 resistance to CCR5 antagonists and more generally on how HIV enters target cells. His lab is also involved in translational projects on the effects of sex hormones on HIV infection and the use of sensitive HIV genotyping and viral load monitoring in Haiti. Athe is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and regularly attends on the inpatient ID services at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is active in the ACTG where he serves as a member of the HIV Reservoirs and Viral Eradication Transformative Science Group (Cure TSG).

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