2014 Retrovirus Conference

Note:  This web page has links to many articles, fact sheets, and other materials arising from the 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) which was held on March 3 through 6 in Boston, Massachusetts.

The materials have been grouped into topic areas to help you find and quickly access materials of particular interest to you.  The topic areas appear in the order listed below.  Please note that some articles appear in more than one topic category:

  • Conference Overview and Highlights
  • Affected Population Groups and Health Disparities
  • HIV Prevention, Transmission, and Testing
  • HIV Treatment
  • Research Toward an HIV Cure
  • Living with HIV
  • Hepatitis C
  • The Global Epidemic

Conference Overview and Highlights

Really Rapid Review — CROI 2014, Boston.  (NEJM Journal Watch)

Blog.AIDS.gov: Highlights and Conversations from CROI 2014

HIV Prevention at CROI 2014. (NATAP)

Jetsons-Era HIV Care and Prevention.  (Poz)

IFARA Health and Treatment Update – This site published a series of video interviews with researchers and policymakers about some key topics discussed at CROI.

Affected Population Groups and Health Disparities

Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men:


Other Population Groups:

HIV Prevention, Transmission, and Testing

HIV Treatment as Prevention:

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP):


HIV Transmission:

HIV Testing:

HIV Treatment

Note:  For articles about HIV treatment as prevention, please see the “HIV Prevention, Transmission, and Testing” section above.

New HIV Drugs and Drug Formulations:

Studies Comparing Different HIV Treatment Regimens:

Research Toward an HIV Cure

Overview of Current Cure Research:

Possible HIV Cure in Babies Receiving Very Early Treatment:

Stem Cell Transplants:

Gene Therapy and Therapeutic Vaccines:

Living with HIV

Note: For articles about hepatitis C infection and HIV, please see the “Hepatitis C” section below.

General Health and Life Expectancy:

Bone Problems:

Brain and Nervous System:


Heart and Vessel Disease:

Substance Use:

Kidney Problems:

Lipodystrophy (Body-Shape Changes) and Changes in Metabolism:

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C Transmission and Health Consequences:

Hepatitis C Treatment:

The Global Epidemic

AIDS Action Committee