Category Archives: CROI 2017

2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Seattle

CROI 2017: A story of scientific collaboration, and resistance to travel ban highlight benefits of cross-border research

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SEATTLE – There was a time that when people thought of Zimbabwe, Dr. James Hakim said here Monday night, they thought of Victoria Falls, magnificent wildlife — the “Big Five” — and the graceful curves of Shona stone sculpture. That was before the HIV pandemic exploded in his country amidst crippling economic inflation and political denial that set […]

CROI 2017: Science Speaks brings news from Seattle

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SEATTLE – The 2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections this week finds a growing research agenda informing and informed by science and strategy surrounding HIV as well as tuberculosis, hepatitis, and emerging infections that include Ebola and Zika. Science Speaks is here, from an opening session tonight bringing updates on quality care in Zimbabwe, […]