Forum for Collaborative HIV Research

Forum for Collaborative HIV Research The Forum addresses cutting edge science and policy issues through a process of stakeholder engagement and deliberation The Forum includes representatives from government, industry, patient advocates, health care providers, academia and foundations.

An Executive Committee, including members from each of these groups, and the Forum directors set the research agenda for the Forum. The Executive Committee meets regularly to identify, discuss and prioritize emerging issues. Ideas for projects are usually brought to the table by Executive Committee members but may also be submitted by other members of the HIV community.

Mission: The Forum's mission is to enhance and facilitate HIV research and this is accomplished by bringing together all relevant stakeholders to address emerging issues in HIV/AIDS.

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Forum for Collaborative HIV Research
12/01/2017

Forum for Collaborative HIV Research

04/22/2016

WHO Highlights Hepatitis Testing Innovations at the International Liver Congress

Innovative hepatitis testing projects from five countries were commended by the World Health Organization (WHO) at an award ceremony and symposium about hepatitis testing last Sunday morning, 17 April 2016, at The International Liver Congress™ (ILC) in Barcelona, Spain.

04/22/2016

The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine Releases New Report on Hepatitis

It is possible to end the transmission of hepatitis B and C and prevent further sickness and deaths from the diseases, but time, considerable resources, and attention to various barriers will be required, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

EATG Conference: Ageing with HIVThe European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG – www.eatg.org) runs a comprehensive project to ...
04/22/2016
EATG - European AIDS Treatment Group

EATG Conference: Ageing with HIV

The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG – www.eatg.org) runs a comprehensive project to explore, from the patients' perspective, different aspects of ageing with HIV from childhood to mature ages. Following a series of webinars, the EATG organized the first conference about the special biomedical and social particularities and needs of people living with HIV older than 50 years of age in Berlin between 31 March and 3 April 2016.

Breakthrough agreement to accelerate HIV cure research achievedCommon Material Transfer Agreement will accelerate the se...
01/20/2016
Breakthrough agreement to accelerate HIV cure research achieved

Breakthrough agreement to accelerate HIV cure research achieved

Common Material Transfer Agreement will accelerate the search for a cure. The International AIDS Society (IAS) today announced the finalisation of a Common Material Transfer Agreement (cMTA) for the donation and use of antiretroviral drugs for preclinical studies in HIV cure research.

http://www.iasociety.org/The-latest/News/ArticleID/43/Breakthrough-agreement-to-accelerate-HIV-cure-research-achieved

01/19/2016
ARV Guideline Panel Seeks Nominations

On Behalf of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)
ARV Guideline Panel Seeks Nominations

The Department of Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents is accepting nominations for new scientific and clinical members with HIV medicine expertise, as well as nominations for new community members, who will serve four-year terms beginning in April 2016.

The Panel is seeking scientific and clinical members who are recognized experts in HIV research and care in any of the following areas: adolescent medicine, biostatistics, HIV drug resistance, and hepatitis coinfection.

http://www.hivforum.org/forum-news/announcements/1225-arv-guideline-panel-seeks-nominations

The Department of Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents is accepting nominations for new scientific and

01/19/2016
Hepatitis Testing Innovation Contest #HepTestContest

On Behalf of the Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health (SESH) Team
& the WHO Global Hepatitis Program
Call for Contributions: Hepatitis Testing Innovation Contest #HEPCONTEST

Our SESH (Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health) team in collaboration with the WHO Global Hepatitis Program is organizing an innovation contest on hepatitis B and C testing. The purpose of this contest is to identify innovative examples of delivering hepatitis B and C testing that will be highlighted within the 2016 WHO Hepatitis Testing Guidelines. The innovation could be delivery to a new population, in a new setting (e.g. prisons), or a new messaging approach to encourage testing uptake (e.g. social media). The goal is to identify interventions aimed to increase testing, providing real-world examples to be used alongside the WHO Hepatitis Testing Guidelines.

Your submission, in the form of a 300-500 word description of your innovation and its impact, must be submitted by March 1, 2016. Submissions in English are encouraged; however, we will accept entries in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish. Send us your creative contribution!
Read more.

http://www.hivforum.org/forum-news/announcements/1223-hepatitis-testing-innovation-contest-heptestcontest

Call for contributions Our SESH (Social Entrepreneurship for Sexual Health) team in collaboration with the WHO Global Hepatitis Program is organizing an

01/19/2016
IAS/CIPHER Coordinator for Adolescent HIV Treatment Coalition

On Behalf of the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)
Application Deadline for 2016-2017 HPTN Scholars Program Extended

The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), a global network of HIV researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health, is proud to offer two types of scholarships for early-career investigators, one for U.S. investigators and one for international investigators. The HPTN Scholars Programs are funded by supplements from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

These scholarships provide funding to cover a portion of a scholar’s time (typically ~10-30%), travel to two scientific meetings and one skills-building/networking workshop, and other expenses. All applicants should be investigators who are eager for the opportunity to work with a mentor scientist to complete a research project based upon an existing domestic HIV research study in the HPTN.

http://www.hivforum.org/forum-news/partners-employment-opportunities/1221-iascipher-coordinator-for-adolescent-hiv-treatment-coalition-

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is seeking proposals for a consultant to act as Coordinator of the Adolescent HIV Treatment Coalition (ATC).

01/19/2016

On Behalf of Michael Lederman MD, Editor-in-Chief
Launch of Pathogens and Immunity Journal

Michael M. Lederman MD, Editor-in-Chief, is excited to announce the launch of Pathogens and Immunity (P&I), a new electronic, open access journal that will focus on original research in microbiology, immunology and infectious disease. Pathogens and Immunity has a particular interest in publishing translational manuscripts, that is, work that has important implications for human health and disease.

http://www.hivforum.org/aboutcontact/executive-committee/ec-member-news/1226-launch-of-pathogens-and-immunity-pai-journal

Calling all DC-Area Interns! On August 4th, 2015, the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research will host the 2015 Washington...
07/27/2015
2015 Washington Area Interns Networking Day

Calling all DC-Area Interns! On August 4th, 2015, the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research will host the 2015 Washington Area Interns Networking Day. Leading experts in HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis will gather for a panel discussion in which they will provide career advice and shared their personal experiences navigating the fields of Public Health and Public Policy. Visit http://www.hivforum.org/forum-news/upcoming-events/1166-2015-washington-area-interns-networking-day- for more information and to register!

On August 4th, 2015, the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research will host the 2015 Washington Area Interns Networking Day.

The early registration deadline for the 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care is ...
05/08/2015

The early registration deadline for the 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care is May 13, 2015. Registration fees increase after May 13th.

Full registration:
(includes 2 nights hotel, all meals during conference and access to all sessions)
https://www.informedhorizons.com/summit2015/HS/registration/Default.aspx
Individuals from academic institutions or not-for-profit organizations - $900.00
Individuals from Industry - $1,600.00

Commuter registration:
(includes all meals during conference and access to all sessions)
https://www.informedhorizons.com/summit2015/C/registration/Default.aspx
Individuals from academic institutions or not-for-profit organizations - $500.00
Individuals from Industry - $1,000.00

Thanks again to our panelists, Jeffrey Crowley, Corinna Dan, Christine Lubinski, Ivy Turnbull, and Andrea Weddle for spe...
08/11/2014
Washington Area Interns Networking Day 2014

Thanks again to our panelists, Jeffrey Crowley, Corinna Dan, Christine Lubinski, Ivy Turnbull, and Andrea Weddle for speaking at Interns Networking Day 2014! http://tiny.cc/kd3fkx

On Monday, August 4, 2014, the Forum for Collaborative Research hosted its annual Washington Area Interns Networking Day.

Only a few spots left 4 our Washington #DC #Interns Networking Day! Q&A w/ #publichealth & policy leaders. Register @ hi...
08/01/2014
2014 Washington Area Interns Networking Day

Only a few spots left 4 our Washington #DC #Interns Networking Day! Q&A w/ #publichealth & policy leaders. Register @ hivforum.org/2014ind

On August 4, 2014, the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research will host the Washington Area Interns Networking Day 2014 .�

07/23/2014

Interns attend Congressional Briefing on #FY2015’s elimination of #RyanWhite Part D & its effect on #WomenandHIV: tinyurl.com/pss77jo

07/18/2014

We at the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research deeply mourn the deaths of all of the 298 persons on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, among them many individuals traveling to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne. There are no words to adequately describe the loss to the field caused by this shocking and horrifying event. An International AIDS Conference without Joep Lange is unimaginable – made even sadder because this new reality is forever. Together with the global AIDS community, we grieve the loss of this exceptional leader, colleague, mentor and collaborator. We remember the ceaselessness and tirelessness of his commitment to ensure treatment of all people no matter who or where, his persistence in pushing the envelope of regional and global policy, and his insistence on the utmost rigorous science and impatience and intolerance of anything but. Most of all, we remember his human side – honest, direct, often blunt but always caring friend to many of us. Our sincerest condolences to family and friends of Joep Lange, Jacqueline van Tongeren and the other victims of the crash.

12/14/2012

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Evening session registration for the 2012 National Summit.
11/15/2012
Evening Session Registration for 2012 National Summit

Evening session registration for the 2012 National Summit.

Register to attend one evening session of the 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care.   The evening session registration rate is $125.  This option is available for each of the following sessions:

Secretary Sebelius to Deliver Keynote Address at 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Diagnosis, Prevention a...
11/09/2012
Secretary Sebelius to Address 2012 National Summit

Secretary Sebelius to Deliver Keynote Address at 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will deliver the Keynote Address during the Opening Plenary session of the2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care.  This session will begin at5:00 pmonMonday, November 26, 2012.Space is limited and registrations will be acc...

Register Today - 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis.  The program will consist of plenary sessions at the b...
10/12/2012
Register Today - 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis

Register Today - 2012 National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis. The program will consist of plenary sessions at the beginning and end of the conference. Breakout sessions on Routine and Expanded Testing, Prevention Models, Outcomes and Impact Evaluation, and Access, Linkage and Retention in Care will allow in-depth discussion of these topics.

HCV Drug ResisSS 2012 v1.2; Forum-Medscape HIV Prevention Roundtable; 17th IWHOD; Janssen Seeks Applications
10/01/2012
HCV Drug ResisSS 2012 v1.2; Forum-Medscape HIV Prevention Roundtable; 17th IWHOD; Janssen Seeks Appl

HCV Drug ResisSS 2012 v1.2; Forum-Medscape HIV Prevention Roundtable; 17th IWHOD; Janssen Seeks Applications

The2013 International Workshop on HIV Observational Databases(IWHOD) will take place inCavtat, CroatiaonApril 11-13, 2013.  IWHOD has become one of the most sought-after meetings for those involved in outcomes research based on cohorts and observational databases.  The Scientific Committee and Organ...

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Founded in 1997, The Forum for Collaborative HIV Research is a public/private partnership at the University of California, Berkeley Washington Campus. The Forum's mission is to enhance and facilitate HIV research and this is accomplished by bringing together all relevant stakeholders to address emerging issues in HIV/AIDS. Through our work, we identify gaps and impediments, frame issues and help set research strategy. The goal is to optimize care and treatment of those affected by HIV/AIDS and our scope includes research addressing prevention, treatment strategy, health services utilization and health policy.

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