10. Research Highlights from the NIH AIDS Networks and Observational Cohorts
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: 210ABC

Learning Objectives:

More than $290 million a year is spent on NIH AIDS Research networks, with each network completing major clinical trials each year. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • discuss the methodologies behind scientific findings from the networks based on multi-site collaborative clinical trials  
  • describe the past year’s highlights for research produced by the networks 
  • explain cohort research and identify the links between HIV prevention and HIV therapy research

Target Audience: Prevention Researchers, Researchers, Pharmacists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, HIV Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: HIV

Moderators:  Joel Gallant, MD, MPH, FIDSA, John Hopkins University School of Medicine and Alice Pau, PharmD, FIDSA, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health


1:00 PM
Update from the ACTG
Daniel Kuritzkes, MD, FIDSA

1:30 PM

2:00 PM
Update from the MTN
Ian McGowan, MD, PhD

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0641-9999-11-147-L02-P


J. Gallant, Bristol-Myers Squibb: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Gilead Sciences: Grant Investigator and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee and Grant recipient
Merck & Co.: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Janssen Therapeutics: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Sangamo Biosciences: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
RAPID Pharmaceuticals: Consultant, Consulting fee

A. Pau, None

M. Kitahata, None

D. Kuritzkes, Abbott: Consultant, Consulting fee
Avexa: Consultant, Consulting fee
Boehringer-Ingelheim: Consultant, Consulting fee
Gilead: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Research grant
GlaxoSmithKline: Consultant, Consulting fee
Merck: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Research grant
Roche: Consultant, Research grant
Tobira: Consultant, Consulting fee
Vertex: Consultant, Consulting fee
ViiV: Consultant, Consulting fee
ViroStatics: Consultant, Consulting fee
VIRxSYS: Consultant, Consulting fee

S. Vermund, Mead-Johnson (part of BMS): Mentor for Annual Pediatric Residents Research Symposium, Speaker honorarium

I. McGowan, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.