Friday Conference: “Toward HIV Cure: Progress and Obstacles”

Title:  “Toward HIV Cure: Progress and Obstacles”
Speaker: David Margolis, MD, MPH
Date: May 30, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions)

There will be a bonus Friday conference on Friday, June 6th. The topic is HPV-related cancers and HIV.

This is the final Friday Morning Conference of 2013-2014. Conferences will resume on Friday, September 5, 2014.

Have a wonderful summer!

Description: David Margolis, MD, MPH is professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology, and epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A molecular virologist and clinical investigator, his laboratory studies the interactions of HIV with its host, aiming to translate lab bench discoveries to the clinic to aid in the treatment of HIV.
David Margolis smiling, in his lab
He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Society of Clinical Investigation, and an editorial board member of the Journal of Virology and AIDS, the journal of the International AIDS Society.

He is the leader of the Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication (CARE). CARE is a new vision for HIV Research. CARE aims to do what no single laboratory or company can do: pursue a comprehensive collaborative search for approaches to eradicate HIV. CARE brings together some of the leading minds from top U.S. academic institutions in the field of HIV latency as well as the pharmaceutical industry in a joint consortium whose mission is to find a cure for HIV. For more information, please visit www.delaneycare.org

About Friday ID Conference

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Division of Infectious Disease, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series that features distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines.

The conference takes place every Friday, September through May, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium) on the UNC campus.

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