EACS News

June 18, 2019

EACS Award for Excellence in HIV Medicine - Call for nominations

The EACS Award for Excellence in HIV Medicine will be awarded at the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel on November 6, 2019. The purpose of this award is to recognise the achievements of a senior scientist who has greatly contributed to the field of HIV/AIDS and to the European AIDS Clinical Society in the last decades.
Nominations of candidates for the EACS Award must be made by a member of EACS. Nominations should be submitted to the EACS Secretariat at info@eacsociety.org no later than September 1, 2019

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June 4, 2019

Pharmacology today and tomorrow

8 November 2019

 

EACS is collaborating with the University of Liverpool to organise a workshop on pharmacology. It will take place during a parallel session on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 14:00-16:00 and will be chaired by Prof. Saye Khoo (United Kingdom) and Prof. Catia Marzolini (Switzerland).

Lectures:

Introduction, Saye Khoo, United Kingdom; Catia Marzolini, Switzerland

Long-acting antiretroviral drugs, Marta Boffito, United Kingdom
Clinical case 1 - Complex DDIs, José Moltó, Spain
Clinical case 2 - Administration of drugs through feeding tube & absorption/DDIs issues, Ales Chrdle, Czech Republic
Clinical case 3 - Cancer drugs DDIs, Caroline Solas, France

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June 3, 2019

21st International Workshop on Co-morbidities and Adverse Drug Reactions in HIV

5-6 November 2019

 

2019 Cooper Scholarship applications are now open for the 21st International Workshop on Co-morbidities and Adverse Drug Reactions in HIV.

The workshop will take place in Basel, Switzerland on 5-6 November 2019.

Applications are due by 11 July 2019 by 12 midnight UK time.

Read more and access the application form.

 

May 27, 2019

HIV Cure Symposium and Reservoir Characterisation Workshop

16-20 September 2019

 

The HIV Cure Symposium and Reservoir Characterisation Workshop will be held in Ghent, Belgium on 16-20 September 2019.
This workshop will comprehensively summarize the state of the art in HIV cure strategies and diagnostic tools to monitor therapeutic interventions. Distinguished speakers like John Fraiter, Eric Florence, Guido Vanham, Lisa Frenkel, Carine Van Lint, Zeger Debyser, Maria Buzon, Meritxell Genescà, Annemarie Wensing and Ole Sogaard will highlight the latest developments and progress in HIV Cure research.
For more information about the symposium and workshop, click here

May 23, 2019

Viruses, Vaccines and Eradication Conference 2019

6 June 2019, QEII Centre, London

A one-day conference dedicated to providing academics and clinicians with novel information and opportunities for scientific debate on the topic of reducing global disease through virus elimination and eradication.

www.vveconference.com

EACS members are welcome to apply for the discounted member rates, please register here

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.

Read more and respond to the survey

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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