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NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Shares Science Highlight from Second Day of AIDS 2014

The second day of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) Exit Disclaimer in Melbourne, Australia was filled with scientific findings shared by researchers from around the world. We caught up again with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and asked him to reflect on a key science highlight of the day.

He pointed us to a special conference session, “The Future of Science in the HIV Response,”  Exit Disclaimer during which his colleague, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID, and Dr. Peter Doherty, a Nobel Laureate and immunologist from Australia, discussed current efforts to find an HIV cure and vaccine.

Visit the session page on AIDS 2014 Exit Disclaimer to  read the abstract, view the presenter’s PowerPoint slides, and read a rapporteur’s summary.

fauci_special_sessionCheck back tomorrow for Dr. Dieffenbach’s next daily science highlight from AIDS 2014. View the video interview Exit Disclaimer.

About AIDS 2014

Gathered under the theme of “Stepping Up the Pace,” some 12,000 participants from 200 countries around the world have gathered in Melbourne for the 20th International AIDS Conference, known as AIDS 2014. This biennial gathering for those working in the field of HIV, including scientists, medical practitioners, activists, policymakers, people living with HIV and others committed to ending the epidemic. Read more about following #AIDS2014 online.

For more coverage from the conference visit: AIDS 2014.