2013 Annual Meeting Presentations


Presentations from the plenary sessions are posted here if permission is granted by the author.

HPTN Plenary
Monday, May 6, 2013
8AM - 3:30PM

Session 1: HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Priorities: Integrative Strategies
Moderators: Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA and
Joseph Makhema, Botswana Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative Partnership

Welcome Remarks
At the Crossroads of Prevention: HPTN’s Current and Future Network Priorities

Wafaa El-Sadr, Columbia University
Mike Cohen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Results from NIMH Project Accept
(HPTN 043)

Tom Coates, University of California, Los Angeles
Susan Eshleman, Johns Hopkins University

HIV Transmission: From Viral Particles to Sexual Networks,  Lessons from Rakai

Tom Quinn, Johns Hopkins University

Session 2: Combination Prevention Interventions: What’s Next?
Moderators: Susan Buchbinder, San Francisco Dept. Publicand
David Serwadda, Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Community-focused Combination Prevention from
an International and US perspective. Overview of HPTN 071 Science

Richard Hayes, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Panelists include:
• Helen Ayles, ZAMBART
• Musonda Simwinga, ZAMBART
• Mark Barnes, Ropes and Gray
• Blayne Cutler, New York City Dept. of Health

Session 3: PrEP: Science and Implementation
Moderators: Mike Cohen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and
Ken Mayer, Fenway Community Health Institute

Making sense out of oral and topical PrEP trials:
Using little studies to understand big studies

Gilead Perspectives and Updates

PrEP-Science and Implementation USA

PrEP Prospects in RSA: Where are we within our generalized epidemic?

Craig Hendrix, Johns Hopkins University

James Rooney, Gilead Sciences

Darrell Wheeler, Loyola University of Chicago

Linda-Gail Bekker, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre


Session 4: Capacity Building and Recognition:
Moderators: Sten Vermund, Vanderbilt University and
Sue Eshleman, Johns Hopkins University

HPTN Scholars Program Sten Vermund

HPTN Network Recognitions

Wafaa El-Sadr

Joint HPTN-IMPAACT Plenary Session
Wednesday, May 8, 2013  

Session 1: Opening Plenary
Moderators: Wafaa El-Sadr, Columbia University,
Myron Cohen, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and
Brooks Jackson, Johns Hopkins University

Getting to an AIDS-free Generation: What Will it Take?

Anthony Fauci, NIAID

State of the Network: HPTN

Wafaa El-Sadr

State of the Network: IMPAACT

Brooks Jackson

HPTN 071 (PopART): Rationale and Approach

Richard Hayes, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Session 2: Current and Future Prevention Science: Part I
Moderated by Beatriz Grinsztejn, Instituto de Pesquisa Clinica Evandro Chagas and
Paul Palumbo, Dartmouth Medical School

Hormonal Contraception and HIV

Ward Cates, Family Health International (FHI 360)

Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Zeda Rosenberg, International Partnership for Microbicides

Beyond the Primary Endpoint: Value Added from IMPAACT Labs

Susan Fiscus, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Cure Baby and IMPAACT Cure Scientific Agenda

Debbie Persaud, Johns Hopkins University

Session 3: Current and Future Prevention Science: Part II
Moderated by James Hakim, University of Zimbabwe and
James McIntyre, Anova Health Institute

Non inferiority trials of new PrEP interventions

Deborah Donnell, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Cost-Effectiveness of PMTCT

Ken Freedberg, Harvard Medical School

Impact and Cost Effectiveness of HIV  Interventions

Till Bärnighausen, Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies

Late Breaker: HVTN 505

Scott Hammer, Magdalena Sobieszczyk, Columbia University