amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

A Conversation with the Community

amfAR hosts second annual cure research summit in São Paulo

amfAR hosted an HIV research summit at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, on April 10. The conference, which drew more than 150 community members, medical students, healthcare professionals, and representatives from São Paulo-based nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), was held in conjunction with the Advanced Course on HIV Pathogenesis at the university’s School of Medicine.

Speakers included Rowena Johnston, Ph.D., amfAR Vice President and Director of Research; Steven Deeks, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Brad Jones, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, The George Washington University; and Lishomwa Ndhlovu, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii.

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