Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Healio brings you the highlights from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CROI, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

No evidence of ongoing HIV replication on ART

March 16, 2018
BOSTON — For years, researchers have debated whether HIV can replicate in cells of infected patients on effective therapy, according to…
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Most HIV/HCV coinfected patients do not clear HCV spontaneously

March 14, 2018
BOSTON — The vast majority of patients with HIV do not spontaneously clear acute hepatitis C virus, according to research presented at the…
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VIDEO: Rapid entry HIV program reduces time to viral suppression in vulnerable populations

March 14, 2018
BOSTON — Jonathan Colasanti, MD, MSPH, assistant professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and associate medical director…
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VIDEO: HCV-positive to HCV-negative transplant recipients remain uninfected after 1 year

March 13, 2018
BOSTON — In this video, Christine M. Durand, MD, a transplant infectious diseases specialist at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine…
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Naltrexone improves HIV care in freed inmates

March 12, 2018
BOSTON — Giving HIV-positive inmates with alcohol or opiate abuse disorders long-acting naltrexone upon their release improves their likelihood…
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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: ‘AIDS is still here’

March 10, 2018
BOSTON — Recent data show that, overall, new HIV diagnoses are declining among women in the United States. However, more than 7,000 women were…
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VIDEO: A message to clinicians, patients on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 10, 2018
BOSTON — Each year, HHS and the CDC recognize March 10 as National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to support women and girls who are…
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Open-label studies show high uptake of vaginal ring for HIV prevention

March 9, 2018
BOSTON — Interim data from two phase 3b trials demonstrated high uptake and adherence of a monthly vaginal ring that slowly releases the…
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Acute HCV spontaneous clearance rates low among HIV coinfected

March 9, 2018
Most patients with HIV who become infected with hepatitis C will not clear the infection spontaneously and face a chronic course, according to a…
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International HCV transmission in European MSM requires DAA scale-up

March 9, 2018
In Switzerland, men who have sex with men from other countries likely account for about one-quarter acute hepatitis C infections, according to a…