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2nd International Science Symposium on HIV & Infectious Diseases (HIV SCIENCE 2014)

The Accord Metropolitan Hotel * | Chennai, INDIA
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Title: 2nd International Science Symposium on HIV & Infectious Diseases (HIV SCIENCE 2014)
Specialty: , Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hematology and Hemotherapy, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Microbiology and Parasitology, Neurology, Other Specialties, Pathology, Preventive medicine, Psychiatry
Dates: From Jan, 30, 2014 to Feb, 1, 2014
Location: Chennai, INDIA
Type: Conference, Symposium
Registration Cost: From 350 to 250 $
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Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the organizing committee, it is my pleasure to cordially welcome you to participate in the 2nd International Science Symposium on HIV and Infectious Diseases (HIV SCIENCE 2014), to be held on 30th January – 1st February 2014 at The ACCORD Metropolitan Hotel, T Nagar, Chennai. I am happy to inform you that Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi will be delivering the keynote address. 

This symposium brings together leading national and international faculty / experts to provide an update on the various aspects of HIV and other infectious diseases that include sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis. All presented abstracts in the symposium will be published in PubMed indexed journal, BMC Infectious Diseases. 

I am sure, this 3-day symposium will provide a stimulating scientific environment and form a platform for the participants to exchange ideas, establish research collaboration and networking in the field of infectious diseases. 

Chennai is a coastal city with the second longest beach in the world. Hope you will have the opportunity to see some beautiful sites of Chennai during your stay here.

Sincerely
Prof. Suniti Solomon, MD, FAMS
President - Organizing Committee 

Thematology / Presented Topics:

Research abstracts (Basic Science, Clinical Science and
Social Science) in the following broad fields are invited:
 HIV / AIDS
 STDs
 TB
 Viral hepatitis
 Other infectious diseases

Speakers/Faculty:

Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, PhD                                     Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, PhD
President, International AIDS Society (IAS)
Director, Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

 

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Prof. David Celentano, ScD, MHS

Prof. David Celentano, ScD, MHS
Charles Armstrong Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.

 

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Dr. Rana Chakraborty, MD, PhD

Dr. Rana Chakraborty, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Ponce Family and Youth Clinic
Division of Infectious Diseases
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

 

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Prof. Suzanne Crowe, AM

Prof. Suzanne Crowe, AM
Associate Director, Burnet Institute (Clinical Research)/
Head of International Clinical Research Laboratory (iCRL)
Melbourne, Australia

 

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Dr. Barun K De,  PhD, FACB

Dr. Barun K De, PhD, FACB
Director,
Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology
Professor of Pathology
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Tucson, Arizona, USA

 

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Dr. Carolyn D. Deal, PhD

Dr. Carolyn D. Deal, PhD
Chief, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Branch
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases NIH, DHHS
Bethesda, MD, USA

 

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Dr. Carl W. Dieffenbach, PhD

Dr. Carl W. Dieffenbach, PhD
Director, Division of AIDS (DAIDS)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA.

 

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Dr. Kathleen D. Eisenach, PhD

Dr. Kathleen D. Eisenach, PhD
Professor of Pathology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Biomedical Research Center II, Little Rock, USA

 

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Dr. Diana Finzi, PhD, MPH

Dr. Diana Finzi, PhD, MPH
Chief, Pathogenesis and Basic Research Branch
Division of AIDS (DAIDS)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA.

 

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Prof. Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH

Prof. Joel E. Gallant, MD, MPH
Associate Medical Director of Specialty Services
Southwest CARE Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Adjunct Professor of Medicine & 
Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 

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Prof. Charlotte A. Gaydos, DrPH, MPH

Prof. Charlotte A. Gaydos, DrPH, MPH
Division of Infectious Disease, Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA

 

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Dr. Amita Gupta, MD, MHS

Dr. Amita Gupta, MD, MHS
Deputy Director, Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE),
Johns Hopkins University,
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, USA.

 

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Dr. Rami Kantor, MD

Dr. Rami Kantor, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brown University / The Miriam Hospital
Rhode Island, Providence, USA

 

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Prof. David A. Katzenstein, MD

Prof. David A. Katzenstein, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Disease
Stanford University
California, USA

 

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Dr. Shruti Mehta, PhD, MPH

Dr. Shruti Mehta, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Johns Hopkins University 
Baltimore, USA

 

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Dr. Pius Opendi Ochola, MD, MPH

Dr. Pius Opendi Ochola, MD, MPH
Nairobi Women's Hospital, 
Kitengela Branch, Nairobi, Kenya

 

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Prof. Savita Pahwa, MD

Prof. Savita Pahwa, MD
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Pediatrics and Medicine
Director of the Miami Center for AIDS Research 
University of Miami
Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA

 

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Dr. Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD

Dr. Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health
McGill University
Montreal, Canada

 

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Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, MD, MPH, PhD

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, MD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Department of Medicine
McGill University and Montreal, Canada.

 

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Prof. Dorothy Patton, PhD

Prof. Dorothy Patton, PhD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Washington, School of Medicine
Seattle, WA, USA

 

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Dr. Deborah Persaud, MD

Dr. Deborah Persaud, MD 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics / 
Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, USA

 

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Prof. Amara Rama Rao, PhD

Prof. Amara Rama Rao, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Emory Vaccine Center of Emory University School of Medicine
Yerkes National Primate Research Center/
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA

 

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Dr. Bharat Ramratnam, AB, MD

Dr. Bharat Ramratnam, AB, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Brown Alpert Medical School
Brown University
Providence, USA

 

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Dr. Benigno Rodríguez,  MD, MS

Dr. Benigno Rodríguez, MD, MS 
Director, Clinical Services Core
Center for AIDS Research
Co-Principal Investigator, ACTG Unit
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 

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Dr. Asier Sáez-Cirión, PhD

Dr. Asier Sáez-Cirión, PhD
Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit
Virology Department
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

 

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Dr. Manish Sagar, MD

Dr. Manish Sagar, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, USA.

 

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Dr. Barbara Shacklett, PhD

Dr. Barbara Shacklett, PhD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA,
USA.

 

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Dr. Robert W. Shafer, MD

Dr. Robert W. Shafer, MD
Professor (Research)
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine and Pathology
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford University
California, USA

 

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Dr. Nagadenahalli B. Siddappa, PhD

Dr. Nagadenahalli B. Siddappa, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 
Harvard Medical School
Boston, USA

 

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Dr. Anubhav Tripathi, PhD

Dr. Anubhav Tripathi, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Biology and Medicine
School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

 

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Dr. Francois Villinger, DVM, PhD

Dr. Francois Villinger, DVM, PhD
Division Chief - Pathology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA

 

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Speakers of Past Events

Dr. Lara Vojnov, PhD
Diagnostic Scientist 
Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Monrovia, Liberia

 

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Dr. Jack Whitescarver, PhD

Dr. Jack Whitescarver, PhD
NIH Associate Director for AIDS Research and
Director, Office of AIDS Research (OAR) 
NIH, Bethesda, USA

 

Courses / Workshops within the event

SAtellite Symposium:

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is organizing an HIV Cure Training Satellite Session in conjunction with the 2nd International Science Symposium on HIV & Infectious Diseases (HIV SCIENCE 2014) on 30th January 2014, 6-8 PM. The satellite session is aimed at community representatives and scientists engaged and/or interested in HIV cure research, with the objective of presenting the key scientific knowledge in an accessible manner to enable participants to better understand the challenges for an HIV cure and the current research directions. The satellite will also include a presentation on patient expectations from a community perspective and an outline of the IAS "Towards an HIV Cure" initiative.

Participation in this satellite session is restricted to those who have registered for HIV SCIENCE 2014 and currently working in the field of HIV. The registration for this satellite session limited to a small group and will be accepted on first-come, first-serve basis. There is no separate registration fee for this satellite session.

 For more details: http://hivscience.yrgcare.org/satellite-session.html

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The Symposium Secretariat
HIV SCIENCE 2014
YRG Centre for AIDS Research and Education
Voluntary Health Services Hospital Campus
Taramani, Chennai - 600 113, INDIA
eMail: HIVSymposium@yrgcare.org
Tel: +91-44-39106800/01/02
Fax: +91-44- 22542939
Hours of Operation: 9 am- 6 pm IST

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