Conference on Cell & Gene Therapy for HIV Cure 2016

Posted on July 12, 2016 by defeatHIV

3rd Annual Conference on Cell & Gene Therapy for HIV Cure to be held August 4-5, 2016 in Seattle, WA

WEBSITE
ctg4hivcure2016.org

DATES
Pre-Conference Community Event: August 3, 2016
Conference: August 4-5, 2016

LOCATION
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA USA

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Conference on Cell & Gene Therapy for HIV Cure will be held August 4-5, 2016 in Seattle, WA. This conference aims to bring much needed attention to HIV cell and gene therapies by uniting an international roster of esteemed scientists to share and discuss novel treatments and research using these innovative modalities.

Featured speakers include:

KEYNOTE
Lawrence Corey, MD
President and Director Emeritus
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Lawrence Corey Endowed Chair in Medical Virology
Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Allergy and Infectious Diseases
University of Washington

PLENARIES
Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD
Direcot, Senior Investigator
Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology
Nick and Sue Hellmann Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
University of California, San Francisco

Timothy Henrich, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Experimental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Mark Kay, MD, PhD
Dennis Farrey Family Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Genetics
Vice Chair for Basic Research (Pediatrics)
Stanford University

 

This two-day international conference will be held at the campus of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. A pre-conference Community Event, organized by the defeatHIV Community Advisory Board, will be held the evening of August 3, 2016.

We look forward to building on the success of the first two conferences, held in 2014 and 2015, and invite HIV and cell and gene therapy researchers, clinicians, young investigators and trainees including pre- and post-doctoral fellows, to participate. Scholarships are available to trainees. We also continue to partner with community advocates, including HIV community advisory board (CAB) members, and are pleased to offer a limited number of community sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Please visit our conference website for more details!

CGT4HIVCure2016.org