HIV R4P Satellite Session on Long-Acting Injectables for HIV Prevention and Treatment

We held our pre-conference satellite session, “It Only Hurts a Little: Long-Acting Injectables for HIV Prevention and Treatment,” at the HIV Research For Prevention (HIVR4P) Conference in Madrid, Spain on Monday, October 22, 2018. With a full house, we had great conversations on both of our moderated panels discussing the clinical, behavioral, policy, and community considerations associated with the implementation of long-acting injectable antiretrovirals for both HIV prevention and treatment.

We, at the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS), were thrilled to hold this satellite session in collaboration with the HIV Prevention Trials Network, AIDS Clinical Trials Group, and UCLA Center for AIDS Research.

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11:30   Lunch and Registration

12:00   Welcome

12:10   Opening Remarks – Steve Shoptaw, PhD

12:20   Panel 1: Preparing for Long Acting Injectable for Prevention

  • Raphael Landovitz, MD, MSc (Moderator)
    CHIPTS, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Beatriz Grinsztejn, MD, PhD
    Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas-Fiocruz, Brazil
  • Nyaradzo M. Mgodi, MBChB, MMed
    University of Zimbabwe –University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Giang Minh Le, MD, PhD
    Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
  • Elizabeth Gardiner

1:30     Break

1:40     Panel 2: Preparing for Long Acting Injectable for Treatment

  • Aadia Rana, MD (Moderator)
    University of Alabama-Birmingham, USA
  • Linda-Gail Bekker, MBChB, DTMH, DCH, FCP(SA), PhD
    Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Santiago Moreno, PhD
    University of Alcala de Henares, Spain
  • Omar Sued, MD, MSc, PhD
    Fundación Huésped, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jonathan Lucas, MPH
    HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)

2:50     Closing Remarks

3:00     Adjourn

Download the PDF flyer here: Long-Acting Injectables for HIV Prev and Treatment PDF Flyer (183 downloads)
Download the PDF agenda here:  Long-Acting Injectables for HIV Prev and Treatment PDF Agenda (151 downloads)
Download the PDF panelist bios here:  Long-Acting Injectables for HIV Prev and Treatment PDF Panelist Biographies (187 downloads)