SHM researchers present at CROI 2011
27 February 2011 - During the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2011) on 27 February to 2 March 2011, four researchers from Stichting HIV Monitoring (SHM) presented posters on research carried out by the foundation. Topics and presenting author included:
- Initiation of cART for HIV infection and the risk of non-AIDS diseases (Shuangjie Zhang)
- HCV treatment and CD4 cell count decline, in HIV/HCV co-infected patients: European Cohort Collaboration (Colette Smit)
- Faster CD4 cell count decline before the start of ART in patients with HIV-1 seroconversion in more recent calendar years (Luuk Gras)
- Decreasing community infectiousness is a marker for decreases in new HIV infections among Dutch homosexual men (Ard van Sighem)
Shuangjie Zhang was awarded a Young Investigator Award for her abstract.