2015 Retrovirus Conference

Note:  This web page has links to many articles, fact sheets, and other materials arising from the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) which was held on February 23 through 26 in Seattle, Washington.

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 TOPICS

  • Conference Overview and Highlights
  • HIV Testing and Access to Care (including the Treatment Cascade)
  • HIV Prevention and Transmission
  • HIV Treatment
  • Living with HIV
  • The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
  • Hepatitis C
  • Ebola News

Conference Overview and Highlights

Sites Offering Free Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit:

Other Web Sites and Articles with Conference Highlights

IFARA Health and Treatment Update – This site has posted a series of video interviews about some key topics discussed at CROI, including: the future of HIV treatment for prevention, hepatitis C, and metabolic complications of HIV disease.

Really Rapid Review — CROI 2015, Seattle (NEJM Journal Watch) – A brief review of CROI highlights from Dr. Paul Sax, with links to the abstracts of the research studies highlighted.

Blog.AIDS.gov: Highlights and Conversations from CROI 2015:

AVAC.org Conference Coverage:

Additional Summary Articles:

HIV Testing and Access to Care (including Treatment Cascade)

HIV Testing:

Access to Care (including Treatment Cascade):

HIV Prevention and Transmission

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP):

Benefits of Combining Prevention and Treatment:

Microbicides:

Circumcision:

Vaccines:

Other Articles about HIV Prevention and Transmission:

HIV Treatment

Note:  For articles about the role of HIV treatment in preventing transmission, please see the “HIV Prevention and Transmission” section above.

New HIV Drugs and Treatment Strategies:

Other Articles on HIV Treatment:

Living with HIV

General:

Tuberculosis:

Kidney Disease:

Cancer:

Heart and Blood Vessel Disease: 

Metabolic Changes, Body Shape, and Frailty:

Smoking:

Other Articles on Living with HIV:

The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Hepatitis C

Ebola News

AIDS Action Committee