EACS News

May 21, 2019

17th European AIDS Conference - HIV Cure Symposium

7 November 2019

 

EACS is willing to strengthen basic and translational sciences within the 17th European AIDS Conference and is collaborating with the ANRS to organise a special session on HIV cure. This joint session will be held on Thursday, November 7 from 10:00-12:00.

Lectures:
Mechanisms of HIV persistence, Maria Jose Buzón, Spain
Cell metabolism and HIV pathogenesis, Asier Saez-Cirion, France
Antiviral NK cells and HIV-1 immunotherapy, Marcus Altfeld, Germany

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May 20, 2019

European Hector Research Award in HIV 2019

The H.W. & J. Hector Foundation, Weinheim, is creating and  announcing a prize for European HIV research, which will be awarded for the best scientific achievements in the HIV research area in 2019.
Any paper on a HIV-related topic that has been accepted or published in a peer-reviewed journal within the last 24 months (i.e. not later than November 1, 2017) before the start of the 17th European AIDS Conference can be submitted.

The submitted paper should be sent, in electronic version, along with the application letter by June 30, 2019 to the EACS Secretariat at info@eacsociety.org.

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May 17, 2019

EmERGE: Take part in a 5-minute survey regarding visits in your HIV clinic

The survey is carried out by the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) as part of the EmERGE Study (https://www.emergeproject.eu/), and seeks to shed light on the diversity of health services and the uses of m-health solutions to improve the delivery of HIV care in Europe.

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May 15, 2019

International Symposium on HIV and Neuropsychiatry

14-15 June 2019

 

The 12th edition of the International Symposium on HIV and Neuropsychiatry will take place in Barcelona on 14-15 June 2019.
This Symposium is aimed at those health professionals who have healthcare or scientific interest in promoting health neuropsychological of the HIV-infected patients. It has an eminently practical character designed to the detection and management of the more frequent problems such as depression or neurocognitive deterioration, the knowledge of the neuropsychological effects of the antiretrovirals and adverse effects of psycho medicines and the consideration of the more outstanding interactions between both groups of medicines.

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May 7, 2019

CAHR HCP Travel Awards Competition

The Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR) is the leading organization of HIV/AIDS researchers in Canada. As an integral element of its mandate, CAHR works to promote education and the development of researchers. As part of this effort, and with the generous support of ViiV Healthcare, CAHR will be offering travel awards for Canadian health care professionals (HCPs) – working in the realm of HIV – to attend the 17th European AIDS Conference.

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April 23, 2019

17th European AIDS Conference - Plenaries line-up

7-8 November 2019

 

We invite you to join the 17th European AIDS Conference plenary lectures! (Basel, Switzerland - 7-8 November 2019 - 8:30-9:30)

 

The latent HIV-1 reservoir, Matthieu Perreau, Switzerland

New drugs - Who would need them?,Chloe Orkin, United Kingdom

Precision medicine in HIV, Amalio Telenti, United States

Whole genome sequencing for tuberculosis treatment and control: A game changer?, Iñaki Comas, Spain

 

Read the lecture synopses: https://bit.ly/2IAEMri

April 12, 2019

Clinical cases on drug-drug interactions in people living with HIV

www.clinicalcasesDDIs.com will be launched mid-May.

 

Use of multiple drugs in addition to antiretroviral treatment (polypharmacy) is getting increasingly common in people living with HIV (PLWH). This is partly due to aging and co-morbidities, but also to the use of other substances that may be included in alternative treatments, supplements, steroids, recreational drugs, etc. 

 

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April 9, 2019

17th European AIDS Conference - 90-90-90 in action!

6 November 2019

 

The 17th European AIDS Conference will be launched at the opening ceremony taking place at the Congress Center Basel on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 17:15-18:45. We are delighted to announce the keynote speakers and the topics which will set the tone of the Conference. Read more

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Educational Programme

Training and educating the next generation of clinicians and researchers is an EACS core activity.

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EACS Treatment Guidelines updated

The EACS Treatment Guidelines 9.0 and the app are available for free on

Apple Store and Google Play Store

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17th European AIDS Conference

November 6-9, 2019 Basel, Switzerland

Conference website