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20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), 3-6 March 2013, Atlanta

The annual CROI continues to be the most important HIV scientific meeting covering the diversity of basic and clinical science.

Also, both the main conference and a pre-meeting programme of lectures for new investigators are promptly posted online as open access webcasts.

http://www.retroconference.org

This year the meeting resulted in wide press coverage of the case of a baby who appears functionally cured following 18 months treatment initiated within two days of birth. But the conference included a wealth of other studies covering HIV treatment and prevention. This included studies reporting new drugs, new strategies (especially treatment during early infection), paediatrics, TB and other OIs – principally in resource limited settings – and exciting results for hepatitis C coinfection.

Reports in this issue of HTB include:

Further reports will be continue in the next issue of HTB, with pre- press articles available earlier online.

Unless stated otherwise, references are to the Programme and Abstracts of the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), 3-6 March 2013, Atlanta.

http://www.retroconference.org

Links to other websites are current at date of posting but not maintained.