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  • Posted: 10/02/2007

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National Cancer Institute Symposium Showcases HIV/AIDS Research and Introduces a New Center of Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Cancer Virology

What:The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is holding a symposium to showcase several important historic achievements in HIV/AIDS research made by former and current NCI scientists, introduce a new Center of Excellence for HIV/AIDS and cancer virology, and discuss new directions in the continuing effort to combat HIV infection, the devastating consequences of AIDS, and AIDS-related cancers. Topics will include:
  • AIDS Malignancies
  • HIV Virology and Molecular Pathogenesis
  • Immunology/Immunopathology
  • Vaccines/Immunotherapy
  • Epidemiology
  • Drug Development/Resistance

For more info: http://web.ncifcrf.gov/events/hivaidsresearch2007.
Who:John E. Niederhuber, M.D., Director, NCI
Robert Gallo, M.D., Director, Institute of Human Virology
Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Beatrice Hahn, M.D., Professor, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Stuart Le Grice, Ph.D., Head, Center of Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Cancer Virology
When:Thursday-Friday, November 1 and 2, 2007: 8:45 a.m. - 5:20 p.m.
Where:Masur Auditorium, Building 10, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Attendees are strongly encouraged to use the Metro. For more information: http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm.
How:To register for the symposium, members of the media should contact the NCI Office of Media Relations at (301) 496-6641 or at ncipressofficers@mail.nih.gov.

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