Interviews With Researchers at IDSA 2007
IDSA 2007 Study Summaries
Mary-Margaret Andrews, M.D., Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H.
Dr. Andrews discusses a study looking at how patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C responded to a patient education booklet on HIV/hepatitis C coinfection.
Ed Blanchard, M.D., Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.
Dr. Blanchard discusses his study on the virological success of patients initiating HAART at an inner-city clinic.
David R. Boulware, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
Dr. Boulware discusses a new technique to predict the occurrence of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in patients initiating antiretroviral therapy.
Adena Greenbaum, M.P.H., Medical Student, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
Ms. Greenbaum discusses her study on the effect of age on virological success and response to protease inhibitor- versus NNRTI-based antiretroviral therapy regimens.
Christos Karatzios, M.D., McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec
Dr. Karatzios discusses his study on the medical needs and social characteristics of adolescents infected with HIV early in life.
Erna Kojic, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, R.I.
Dr. Kojic discusses her research on the prevalence of cervical and anal HPV infection in HIV-infected women.
Daniel Lee, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, San Diego, Calif.
Dr. Lee discusses the effects of r-hGH exposure on insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1).
Kristin Mondy, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.
Dr. Mondy discusses her study on how people with HIV over the age of 50 are responding to HIV and HAART.
Michael Mugavero, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.
Dr. Mugavero discusses his study on how often patients at an HIV clinic in Birmingham miss their visits and why 40% of those patients missed a quarter or more of their appointments.
Turner Overton, M.D., Instructor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.
Dr. Overton discusses his research on whether women who start taking antiretrovirals to reduce the risk of perinatal transmission should continue antiretroviral therapy.
Chia-Ching Wang, M.D., The Miriam Hospital, Providence, R.I.
Dr. Wang discusses her study of menopausal and perimenopausal women, which looked at their mammograms and Pap smear results, cardiovascular risk factors and rates of osteoporosis, osteopenia and cardiovascular disease.
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