CROI 2016 Boston

CROI 2016

CROI, the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, brings together top scientists, clinicians, and policy makers from around the world to discuss the latest studies and developments in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. This year’s meeting is being held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Webcasts, abstracts, electronic posters, and other electronic resources are available online.

Below is a list of talks and posters by researchers associated with the Harvard AIDS Initiative and the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

SESSION 0-3 Oral Abstracts: Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric HIV Infections
11:00am Room 304/306

Similar Mortality With Cotrimoxazole vs Placebo in HIV-Exposed Uninfected Children
Roger L. Shapiro; Michael Hughes; Kathleen Powis; Gbolahan Ajibola; Kara Bennett; Sikhulile Moyo; Joseph Makhema; Sheryl Zwerski; M. Essex; Shahin Lockman

SESSION TD-2 Themed Discussion: Global Burden and Mortality of Cancer in HIV
1:45am –2:45pm Room 312

Cancer Versus Tuberculosis Mortality Among HIV-Infected Individuals in Botswana
Scott Dryden-Peterson; Gita Suneja; Heluf Medhin; Memory Bvochora-Nsingo; Mukendi K. Kayembe; Neo Tapela; Shahin Lockman

SESSION P-E1 Poster Abstracts: Antibody Responses to HIV Infection: What Drives Them and How They Affect the Virus
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall A/B

Humoral Immune Pressure Selects for HIV-1 CXCR4- Using Variants
Nina Lin; Oscar Gonzalez; Carlos Becerril; Behzad Etemad; Hong Lu; Xueling Wu; Shahin Lockman; M. Essex; Daniel Kuritzkes; Manish Sagar

SESSION P-S4 Poster Abstracts: MTCT: Regimens, Rates, and Early Infant Diagnosis
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Infant Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis Associated With Commensal Bacterial Resistance
Kathleen Powis; Sajini Souda; Shahin Lockman; Gbolahan Ajibola; Kara Bennett; Florence Chilisa; Michael Hughes; Sikhulile Moyo; Joseph Makhema; Roger L. Shapiro

HIV-Exposed Children Account for More Than Half of 24-Month Mortality in Botswana
Rebecca Zash; Jean Leidner; Sajini Souda; Kelebogile Binda; Heather J. Ribaudo; Sikhulile Moyo; Kathleen Powis; Joseph Makhema; Shahin Lockman; Roger L. Shapiro

Maternal ART and Hospitalization or Death Among HIV-Exposed Uninfected Infants
Scott Dryden-Peterson; Tatiana Ramos; Roger L. Shapiro; Shahin Lockman

SESSION P-T1 Poster Abstracts: Pharmacokinetics: Efficacy and Safety of New ARVs in Children
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Nevirapine (NVP) Concentrations in HIV-Infected Newborns Receiving Therapeutic Dosing
Edmund Capparelli; Kenneth Maswabi; Steven Rossi; Muchaneta Bhondai; Sikhulile Moyo; Patrick Jean-Philippe; Michael Hughes; Mathias Lichterfeld; Daniel Kuritzkes; Roger L. Shapiro

SESSION P-W1 Poster Abstracts: Populations at Risk for HIV
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Young HIV+ Adults in Botswana Less Likely to Seek Treatment or Be Virally Suppressed
Vladimir Novitsky; Tendani Gaolathe; Mompati Mmalane; Sikhulile Moyo; Molly Pretorius Holme; Kathleen Powis; Kathleen Wirth; Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen; Shahin Lockman; M. Essex

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

SESSION O-10 Oral Abstracts: Getting to 90-90-90
10:00am Ballroom A

Botswana Is Close to Meeting UNAIDS 2020 Goals of 90-90-90 Coverage
Tendani Gaolathe; Kathleen Wirth; Molly Pretorius Holme; Joseph Makhema; Sikhulile Moyo; Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen; Refeletswe Lebelonyane; Lisa A. Mills; M. Essex; Shahin Lockman

SESSION TD-10 Themed Discussion: New Drugs for Kids: What’s Taking so Long?
1:45am –2:45pm Room 311

Nevirapine (NVP) Concentrations in HIV-Infected Newborns Receiving Therapeutic Dosing
Edmund Capparelli; Kenneth Maswabi; Steven Rossi; Muchaneta Bhondai; Sikhulile Moyo; Patrick Jean-Philippe; Michael Hughes; Mathias Lichterfeld; Daniel Kuritzkes; Roger L. Shapiro

SESSION P-O1 Poster Abstracts: Global Burden and Mortality of Cancer in HIV
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall A/B

Cancer Versus Tuberculosis Mortality Among HIV-Infected Individuals in Botswana
Scott Dryden-Peterson; Gita Suneja; Heluf Medhin; Memory Bvochora-Nsingo; Mukendi K. Kayembe; Neo Tapela ; Shahin Lockman

SESSION P-O2 Poster Abstracts: Anal and Cervical Cancer: Treatment and Prevention
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall A/B

HPV Type Distribution in HIV-Infected Persons With Anal HSIL and Impact on Recurrence
Michael Gaisa; Keith M. Sigel; Stephen Goldstone; Matthew Silverstein; Iain MacLeod

SESSION P-S5 Poster Abstracts: Mind the Gaps: Optimizing the PMTCT Cascade
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Optimizing PMTCT Outcomes in Rural North-Central Nigeria: A Cluster-Randomized Study
Muktar H. Aliyu; Meridith Blevins; Carolyn M. Audet; Marcia Kalish; Mary Lou Lindegren; Usman I. Gebi; Obinna Onwujekwe; Bryan E. Shepherd; C. William Wester; Sten H. Vermund

SESSION P-S7 Poster Abstracts: Birth Outcomes and Mortality in HIV- and ARV-Exposed Infants
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Higher Mortality in HIV-Exposed/Uninfected vs HIV-Unexposed Infants, Botswana
Gbolahan Ajibola; Gloria Mayondi; Jean Leidner; Haruna Jibril; Joseph Makhema; Mompati Mmalane; Modiegi Diseko; Roger L. Shapiro; Betsy Kammerer; Shahin Lockman

SESSION P-X3 Poster Abstracts: HIV Testing and Prevention
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Cross-Sectional HIV Incidence at Scale-up of ART in 24 Rural Communities in Botswana
Sikhulile Moyo; Coretah Boleo; Terence Mohammed; Lucy Mupfumi; Simani Gaseitsiwe; Rosemary Musonda; Erik van Widenfelt; Joseph Makhema; M. Essex; Vladimir Novitsky

Thursday, February 25, 2016

SESSION TD-14 Themed Discussion: Mind the Gaps: Optimizing the PMTCT Cascade
1:45am –2:45pm Room 302

Optimizing PMTCT Outcomes in Rural North-Central Nigeria: A Cluster-Randomized Study
Muktar H. Aliyu; Meridith Blevins; Carolyn M. Audet; Marcia Kalish; Mary Lou Lindegren; Usman I. Gebi; Obinna Onwujekwe; Bryan E. Shepherd; C. William Wester; Sten H. Vermund

SESSION P-G5 Poster Abstracts: Clinical Distinctions and Therapeutic Response
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall A/B

Statin or ACE/ARB Effects on Neurocognitive Function of HIV-Infected Adults
Kristine M. Erlandson; Douglas Kitch; C. William Wester; Robert Kalayjian; Edgar T. Overton; Jose R. Castillo-Mancilla; Susan L. Koletar; Constance A. Benson; Kevin R. Robertson; Judith Lok

SESSION P-S9 Poster Abstracts: Outcomes of HIV and ARV-Exposed Infants, Children, and Youth
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Similar HIV Protection From ZDV vs NVP Prophylaxis in Formula-Fed Infants in Botswana
Kathleen Powis; Shahin Lockman; Gbolahan Ajibola; Kara Bennett; Jean Leidner; Michael Hughes; Sikhulile Moyo; Erik van Widenfelt; Joseph Makhema; Roger L. Shapiro

SESSION P-X7 Poster Abstracts: Access, ART Initiation, Retention, and Outcomes in the Global South
2:45pm-4:00pm Hall D

Imputing Clinical Records From Routine Laboratory Data: Date of ART Initiation
Mhairi Maskew; Jacob Bor; Cheryl J. Hendrickson; William B. MacLeod; Till Bärnighausen; Deenan Pillay; Ian M. Sanne; Sergio Carmona; Wendy Stevens; Matthew P. Fox