2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), 23-26 February 2015, Seattle

CROI 2015The 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) was held from 23-26 February in Seattle, Washington.

CROI is the most important scientific and medical HIV conference and this year, the conference opened with important news on oral PrEP (including the PROUD and IPERGAY studies), topical PrEP and other HIV prevention options, including research to reduce mother to child transmission. Other key sessions included HIV-related complications, studies of new drugs in the pipeline and HIV pathogenesis – especially in the context of cure research.

Abstracts for each study are available in a searchable online database and some posters are available to download as PDF files.

Webcasts of all plenary lectures and oral research presentations are as webcasts.

Coverage from CROI 2015 will be included in the next two issues of HTB. Articles included in this issue of HTB are:

Elvitegravir in children and adolescents

PK of ARVs in pregnancy: rilpivirine, etravirine and raltegravir

HIV and cardiovascular disease

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