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On Sunday February 12, 2017 in Seattle, the AIDS Treatment Activists CoalitionAVAC, the DARE Community Advisory Board, the defeatHIV Community Advisory Board, European AIDS Treatment GroupProject Inform and TAG co-sponsored a community workshop on HIV cure research. The workshop has become an annual event that takes place immediately prior to the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Available slide presentations are posted below.

Online reports


The Basics of HIV Cure Research
Laurie Sylla, defeatHIV CAB
Jeff Taylor, ATAC/CARE Collaboratory CAB

Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV/AIDS 
Hans-Peter Kiem, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

HIV cure research in acutely infected individuals in Thailand and Africa
Merlin Robb, US Military HIV Research Program

A Last Gift: Cure research at the end of life
Davey Smith, University of California, San Diego

HIV reservoirs in women
Eileen Scully, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Research into community perspectives on HIV cure science
Karine Dubé, University of North Carolina
David Evans, Project Inform/DARE CAB
Lynda Dee, AIDS Action Baltimore/DARE CAB
Laurie Sylla, defeatHIV CAB
Jeff Taylor, ATAC/CARE Collaboratory CAB

Panel: Perspectives of HIV+ communities in Seattle on cure research

Pictured from right to left:
Manuel Venegas
Tranisha Arzah
Abe Gaston III
Pat Migliore
Kyon Saucier
Bill Hall
Moderator: Michael Louella, defeatHIV

Celebration with Timothy Ray Brown of a decade cured of HIV infection

Moses Supercharger leads the celebration. Photos by Robert Hood, Fred Hutch News Service.

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