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Side Effects, Lipodystrophy: Free Telephone Conference September 15

August 18, 2000

A free one-hour telephone conference with leading AIDS treatment experts will summarize highlights of the 2nd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy (September 13-15 in Toronto, Canada), where research findings about adverse reactions to antiretrovirals will be presented. The one-hour summary by phone will take place September 15, 2000, starting at 5 p.m. Pacific time/6 p.m. Mountain/7 p.m. Central/8 p.m. Eastern time. Although there is no charge to participate, advance registration is required. (Alternatively, you can listen to a recording of the teleconference -- no registration needed -- starting within 24 hours of the live program.)

The experts on this call will be:

  • Ronald Baker, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, HIV and;

  • Andrew Carr, M.D. (moderator), Staff Specialist, HIV Medicine and Immunology, St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia;

  • Kathleen Mulligan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, and Division of Endocrinology, San Francisco General Hospital;


  • Morrie Schambelan, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Director of the General Clinical Research Center at San Francisco General Hospital.

To join the telephone conference, you must register in advance (first names only). To register, call 1-800-880-5121 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. You will be given a different phone number to call in to join the conference.

You can also email questions to the experts in advance. Send them to

To hear the taped replay, which will be available within 24 hours of the telephone conference, call 1-888-207-2647; when asked for the pass code, enter 6285.

An edited transcript of the call will be available at within approximately 10 days of the live program. In addition, daily reports from the Toronto conference will be posted on this site starting September 14, 2000.

This teleconference is supported by unrestricted educational grants from Agouron Pharmaceuticals and Serono Laboratories.

The Lipodystrophy Conference: For More Information

The 2nd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy will be held September 13-15 at the Western Prince hotel in Toronto, Canada; the meeting dates are coordinated with ICAAC. Advance registration is required, and this meeting is expensive, $940. before August 21. More information is available at:

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Copyright 2000 by John S. James. Permission granted for noncommercial reproduction, provided that our address and phone number are included if more than short quotations are used.

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