Oral Abstract Session:
81. Pathogenesis and Transmission
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: SDCC 23ABC

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: H. HIV/AIDS and Other Retroviruses

Tracks: HIV-STD-TB

Moderator:  Susan Cu-Uvin, MD, The Miriam Hospital, Brown University


2:00 PM
Apoptosis Pathways and Immune Recovery in HIV-1 Infected Patients Before and After HAART
David Pitrak, MD ; Richard Novak, MD ; Randee Estes, BS ; Jean Tschampa, PharmD ; Allan Tenorio, MD ; Alan Landay, PhD

2:15 PM
2F5 Neutralizing Epitope of HIV-1 Mimicks Conserved Self-Antigen Kynureninase
Guang Yang ; T. Matt Holl ; Yang Liu ; Yi Li ; Xiaozhi Lu ; Nathan Nicely ; Thomas B. Kepler ; S. Munir Alam ; Hua-Xin Liao ; Derek Cain ; Leonard Spicer ; John L. VandeBerg ; Barton F. Haynes ; Garnett Kelsoe

2:30 PM
T memory stem cells: a long-term reservoir for HIV-1
Maria Buzon ; Katherine Seiss ; Chun Li ; Eric Rosenberg, MD ; Florencia Pereyra, MD ; Xu Yu, MD ; Mathias Lichterfeld, MD, PhD

2:45 PM
Target Cell Availability Dictates the Rate of Mother-To-Infant Transmission of SIV
Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD ; Emily Cartwright ; Diane Carnathan ; Paul Carnathan ; Tayebeh Hashempoor, PhD ; Francois Villinger, DVM, PhD ; Guido Silvestri, MD

3:00 PM
Breast Milk from Seropositive and Seronegative Women Inhibits HIV-1 Uptake by Human Duodenal Epithelial Cells
Dana Higbee, MD ; Jana Palaia, BS ; Claire Gustafson, BS ; Michelle McConnell, MD ; Jenna Achenbach, PhD ; Mary Glenn Fowler, MD ; Edward Janoff, MD

3:15 PM
Bactericidal E. coli Activity in Female Genital Tract Secretions as a Biomarker of HIV Progression and Acquisition Risk
Rebecca Pellett Madan, MD, MS ; Jessica Tugetman, BS ; Lindi Roberts, PhD ; Lise Werner, MSc ; Anneke Grobler, MSc ; Salim S. Abdool Karim, MD, PhD ; Jo-Ann Passmore, PhD ; Betsy C. Herold, MD, FIDSA

CME Credits:


S. Cu-Uvin, None

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