Forefront Lecture

Forefront Lecture

From HIV-Treatment as Prevention©®

to Targeted Disease Elimination

to promote Health Care Sustainability

Dr. Julio Montaner

 Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS,
Killam Professor and Chair in AIDS Research, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Where: Large Lecture Theatre, Providence Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital
When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00PM

This talk is open to the public

A light lunch will be served

Dr. Julio Montaner, is a Killam Professor of Medicine and also holds the endowed Chair in AIDS Research. He is the Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and a Past-President of the International AIDS Society. He was the founding head of the Division of AIDS for a decade in the Department of Medicine at UBC. He is the UNAIDS Global Advisor on HIV Therapeutics. He played a key role in establishing the efficacy of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) and since then has established the role of ‘Treatment as Prevention©’ using HAART to simultaneously decrease progression to AIDS and death, as well as HIV transmission.

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