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AIDS Res Ther. 2012; 9: 7.
Published online Mar 12, 2012. doi:  10.1186/1742-6405-9-7
PMCID: PMC3338393
Conference highlights of the 5th international workshop on HIV persistence during therapy, 6-9 December 2011, St. Maartin, West Indies
Mario Stevenson,#1 Nicolas Chomont,#2 and Alain Lafeuilladecorresponding author#3
1Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Two Story Lab (TSL), 1420 NW 9th Avenue (T-190), Room 109, Miami, Fl 33136, USA
2Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, 11350 SW Village Parkway, Port St Lucie, Fl 34987, USA
3Department of Infectious Diseases, General Hospital, 1208 avenue Colonel Picot, 83056, Toulon, France
corresponding authorCorresponding author.
#Contributed equally.
Mario Stevenson: mstevenson/at/med.miami.edu; Nicolas Chomont: nchomont/at/vgtifl.org; Alain Lafeuillade: alain.lafeuillade/at/ch-toulon.fr
Received February 2, 2012; Accepted March 12, 2012.
Abstract
The December 2011 5th International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy addressed the issue of HIV persistence among 210 scientists from 10 countries involved in the study of HIV reservoirs and the search of an HIV cure. High quality abstracts were selected and discussed as oral or poster presentations. The aim of this review is to distribute the scientific highlights of this workshop outside the group as analyzed and represented by experts in retrovirology, immunology and clinical research.
Keywords: HIV persistence, HIV reservoirs, HIV latency, HIV cure, HIV eradication, HIV reservoir group
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