CURE: Is It Still a Four Letter Word?


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Long a taboo subject, the search for a cure for HIV has recently resurfaced as a hot topic among advocates and researchers. But what does all the talk really mean?

This forum was held on May 19, 2011, at SPUR Urban Center in San Francisco. You can download an executive summary of the event. (PDF, 225 KB).

You can read more about HIV cure research in our publication BETA, see "HIV Eradication: Time to Talk about a Cure," (PDF, 612KB). 


Featured panelists:

Moupali Das, MD, MPH
Director of Research, HIV Prevention Section, SFDPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Steven G. Deeks, MD
Professor of Medicine in Residence, UCSF
Faculty, Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital

Rowena Johnston, PhD
Vice President and Director of Research, amfAR

Matt Sharp
Person with AIDS, treatment advocate, and writer

Moderated by Shalini Eddens
Executive Director, The Well Project

Presented in partnership with amfAR, Project Inform, and the Well Project.

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