From HIV-Treatment as Prevention©®
to Targeted Disease Elimination™™
to promote Health Care Sustainability
Dr. Julio Montaner
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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