News

2019

November 14

  • All 3 abstracts submitted to CROI 2020 were accepted! Congratulations to all!

Accepted for a poster presentation as well as a themed discussion (ID 3011):

“SINGLE-CELL ATLAS AND CLONAL EXPANSION DYNAMICS OF CD4+ T CELLS DURING HIV INFECTION" Jack A. Collora1, Delia Pinto-Santini2, Siavash Pasalar2, Ricardo Alfaro3, Carmela Ganoza3, Jennifer Chiarella1, Rachela Calvi1, Javier R. Lama3, Serena S. Spudich1, Ann Duerr2, Ya-Chi Ho1
1Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, 2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA, 3Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Lima, Peru

Accepted for a poster presentation (ID 1388):

“USING MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY TO CHARACTERIZE HIV TRANSMISSION NETWORKS OF TW AND MSM" Jessica E. Long1, Joshua T. Herbeck1, Hugo Sanchez2, Sari Reisner3, Kenneth H. Mayer4, James Mullins1, Javier R. Lama5, Ann Duerr6
1University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, 2Epicentro, Lima, Peru, 3Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, 4The Fenway Institute, Boston, MA, USA, 5Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Lima, Peru, 6Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Accepted for a poster presentation and August received a travel scholarship to attend the conference (ID 2796):

“INFLAMMATORY MARKERS SHOW DYNAMIC CHANGES IN ACUTE HIV AND PREDICT COGNITIVE OUTCOMES" August A. Longino1, Javier R. Lama2, Peter Brandes2, Eduardo Ruiz2, Cecilia Correa2, Serena S. Spudich3, Christopher D. Pilcher4, Kevin Robertson5, Rachel A. Bender Ignacio6, Ann Duerr6
1University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, 2Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Lima, Peru, 3Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, 4University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, 5University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, 6Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA

October 28

  • U54 all grantee meeting

 

 

October 18

  •  Alyssa presented the results of the Neuro study at the 8th International NeuroHIV Meeting in Rome

NEUROINFLAMMATION DURING ACUTE HIV INFECTION AND THE EFFECT ON COGNITIVE OUTCOMES IN PERU

Authors:  Alyssa Vecchio1, August Longino2, Javier R. Lama3, Peter Brandes3, Eduardo Ruiz3, Cecilia Correa3, Rachel A. Bender Ignacio4, Serena S. Spudich5, Christopher D. Pilcher6, Ann Duerr2, Kevin Robertson1, for the SABES team.

1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, 2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA, 3Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion, Lima, Peru, 4University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, 5Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, 6University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

October 14

September 15

  • Rachel Bender Ignacio became the Associate Director of the UW AIDS Clinical Trials Unit. Congratulations Rachel!

August 5

  • Ina Montano successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Congratulations Ina!

July 23

June 6

  • Jess Long, successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Congratulations Jess!

March 8