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CROI 2015 Highlights: NIH’s Dr. Peter Kim Discusses Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis (TB) was among the several infectious diseases in addition to HIV that were important topics of discussion during the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  held in Seattle at the end of last month.  As the conference came to a close, we visited with Dr. Peter Kim about TB, his area of research at…

Conversations from CROI 2015: Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D. ( Video)

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We continue our coverage of the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) with this conversation between AIDS.gov’s Miguel Gomez and Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, MD, Coordinator of the U.S. Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. CROI is an annual convening of 4,000 of the top basic,…

Conversations from CROI 2015: Dr. Gina Brown and Dr. Ron Valdiserri on Microbicides, Women and HIV

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As we approach the annual observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day next week, we wanted to share another interview we captured at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections  (CROI). While at CROI in Seattle last week, Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. Gina…

Conversations from CROI 2015: CDC’s Dr. John Ward on Hepatitis C

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i Hepatitis C was in the spotlight last week at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections  (CROI) in Seattle. So Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. John Ward, Director of CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis about some of the key science findings being discussed as well as…

In case you missed it: Two Video Interviews from CROI 2015

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Editor’s Note: Earlier this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015), we released 2 video interviews by ​Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases. The first video was an interview with Dr. Jonathon Mermin, Director of CDC’s National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. The second was an…

Final CROI 2015 Highlights from NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach

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As the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  in Seattle came to a close on Thursday, February 26, we spoke again with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) about a highlight from the day’s presentations as well as his reflections as the…

Conversations from CROI 2015: Dr. Laura Cheever

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Colleagues from HRSA and CDC collaborated on a poster presented at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  last week that demonstrated the effectiveness of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. We had the opportunity to discuss these research findings with Dr. Laura Cheever, HRSA’s Associate Administrator for the HIV/AIDS Bureau, which manages the Ryan White…

More CROI 2015 Highlights from NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach (Video)

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After another day full of presentations on the latest in HIV science at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  in Seattle yesterday, February 25, we had the opportunity to speak again with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). He shared…