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Illinois: HIV Scientists Meet to Stem Epidemic in Chicago Youth

April 23, 2014

This article was reported by HealthCanal.

HealthCanal reported that leading HIV/AIDS scientists from around the world will meet at a Northwestern Medicine workshop in Chicago on April 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Northwestern's Prentice Women's Hospital to advance research possibilities and further new collaborations on more viable HIV cure strategies. Attending scientists also will focus on improving HIV prevention strategies among Chicago youth. The HIV Translational Research Center and the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine will sponsor the free workshop, which requires registration for attendees. Timothy Ray Brown, the first individual to be cured of HIV infection, will speak to attendees on the seventh anniversary of his cure to encourage scientists to continue their work.

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