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

Integrating ART postnatally improves outcomes for mothers, children

February 20, 2017
SEATTLE — Integration of ART into maternal and child health services during the postnatal period leads to significant improvements in…
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Prezista, not Reyataz, increases cardiovascular disease risk in patients with HIV

February 20, 2017
SEATTLE — Long-term treatment with the protease inhibitor Prezista gradually increases the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV…
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VIDEO: Peter Hunt, MD, reviews comorbidities, inflammation in HIV

February 19, 2017
SEATTLE — Peter Hunt, MD, associate professor of medicine, division of experimental medicine at the University of California, San Francisco…
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VIDEO: CROI session focuses on HIV in women, children

February 18, 2017
SEATTLE — Elaine J. Abrams, MD, professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses a session at CROI…
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Study supports that HIV reservoir lies in cells infected before ART initiation

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Data from a study of HIV–infected infants who received early ART suggest the reservoir for HIV lies in cells that were infected…
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HIV-HCV coinfection eradication possible in France by 2026

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Researchers used model projection to predict that direct-acting antiviral agent-based treatments could nearly eradicate hepatitis C…
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PrEP use contributes to decline in STI incidence among MSM

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Results from a modeling study presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2017 indicated that the…
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Prednisone reduces TB-IRIS risk in patients with HIV

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Patients with HIV had significantly less risk for clinical deterioration due to tuberculosis (TB)related inflammation when…
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‘On-demand’ PEP reduces incidence of chlamydia, syphilis in MSM

February 16, 2017
SEATTLE — “On-demand” postexposure prophylaxis, or PEP, using doxycycline reduced the incidence of chlamydia and syphilis in men…
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IPT reduces mortality in patients with HIV independent of ART

February 16, 2017
SEATTLE — Six months of a tuberculosis prevention regimen significantly reduced mortality in African patients with HIV in a recent follow-up…