Dr Angie Pinto – Getting to zero: early treatment, prevention and the “pointy end of HIV”

Event type: 
Seminar
Event date: 
Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
Contact for bookings: 
Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or recpt@kirby.unsw.edu.au
Booking deadline: 
Monday, 1 July 2019 - 11:00am

A catered lunch will be provided at 1:30pm. Please RSVP to recpt@kirby.unsw.edu.au by 11am Monday 1 July.

Kirby Institute Seminar Series presents

Dr Angie Pinto

Dr Angie Pinto

Staff Specialist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Conjoint Senior Lecturer, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney

Dr Angie Pinto is an infectious diseases physician and clinical microbiologist. She graduated from the University of New South Wales and later returned to commence her PhD at the Kirby Institute examining aspects of primary HIV infection in NSW.

Abstract

The goal of the virtual elimination of HIV transmission by 2020 in NSW is approaching. Early treatment and prevention strategies are implemented, yet new diagnoses continue. This talk will discuss early treatment in primary HIV, drug resistance surveillance and the role of molecular epidemiology in understanding where new infections come from.

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