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TheBody.com/TheBodyPRO.com covers The 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2011)

TheBodyPRO.com's independent coverage of CROI 2011 is not associated with the conference itself. Please note that all links on this page will take you to articles on TheBodyPRO.com, TheBody.com's sister site for health care professionals.

TheBodyPRO.com is an independent Web site not associated with this conference.

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Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H.

CROI 2011 Wrap-Up: Taking Research Into Practice
Joel Gallant, M.D., takes a step back from the presented research at CROI to discuss the practical implications of recent developments in the field. In this interview, he speaks about biomedical HIV prevention methods, the dry drug development pipeline (particularly for multidrug-resistant patients), the unanswered questions about inflammation, and the "when to start treatment" question. He also discusses the importance of ensuring that patients keep, and share, their medical records.



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Bryan Cullen, Ph.D.

Could MicroRNA Be the Next Great Frontier in HIV/AIDS Treatment -- and Prevention?

MicroRNA (miRNA) has been found to play a critical role in some viral infections. In this video interview, Bryan Cullen, Ph.D., reviews our knowledge to date about miRNA and discusses its potential application in HIV.

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CROI 2011

Studies in Post-Menopausal Women Reveal Potentially Higher Biological HIV Risk, as Well as Possible Tenofovir Concerns

This week, two studies shone a little light into the dark corners of HIV research in aging women. One suggests that post-menopausal women may be at a biologically higher risk for HIV; the other found potentially increased levels of tenofovir in older women.

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About This Conference

TheBodyPRO.com's coverage of the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2011) will include summaries of a wide array of individual studies and presentations, as well as discussions featuring study authors and leading HIV clinicians/researchers.

For more information on CROI 2011, please visit the conference's Web site. You may also view the conference program online.


Please note: Knowledge about HIV changes rapidly. Note the date of this summary's publication, and before treating patients or employing any therapies described in these materials, verify all information independently. If you are a patient, please consult a doctor or other medical professional before acting on any of the information presented in this summary. For a complete listing of our most recent conference coverage, click here.


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