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TheBodyPRO.com covers IAS 2013

Highlights From IAS 2013: 6 HIV-Related Studies With Major Clinical Importance

August 28, 2013

Josep M. Llibre (left) and Benajmin Young at IAS 2013.

Josep M. Llibre (left) and Benjamin Young at IAS 2013.

This July, thousands of HIV experts from around the globe met in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the 7th International AIDS Society Conference. The conference was notable for being the first global meeting on HIV ever conducted in a predominately Muslim country. This report covers some of the meeting highlights.

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Josep M. Llibre, M.D., is in the HIV Unit of the "Lluita contra la SIDA" Foundation at University Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain. Dr. Llibre has received funding for research or payment for conferences or participation on advisory boards from Abbott, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen-Cilag, Merck Sharp & Dohme, and ViiV Healthcare.

Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D., is vice president and chief medical officer of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care based in Washington, D.C., and an adjunct professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Dr. Young has received consulting or speaking fees from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cerner Corporation, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co., Monogram Biosciences, and ViiV Healthcare. He has received research funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Cerner Corporation, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co., and ViiV Healthcare.


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This article was provided by TheBodyPRO.com. It is a part of the publication The 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention.
 


Reader Comments:

Comment by: Cecilia (namibia - africa) Fri., Aug. 30, 2013 at 10:36 am EDT
my viraload is 74, what must I do to get it to 40 or below, help!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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