2015 Meetings

When (logistically and permission-wise) possible, Pizza Party meetings are video-taped and links provided below.

January April July October
February May August November
March June September December


January 15, 2015

Meeting Host:
Emory School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics

"HIV: The Next Generation"


Deborah Persaud Bad News, Good News:
Lessons from the Mississippi Baby

Deborah Persaud, MD

President
John Hopkins Children's Center

Erica Johnson Crossing Guard:
The Role of Placental Hofbauer Cells in Limiting Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Erica L. Johnson, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow (Pediatrics)
Emory School of Medicine


AndresCamacho-Gonzalez Closing the Gap:
The Use of Non-traditional Venue Rapid Testing, Case Management, and Motivational Interviewing to Diagnose, Link, and Retain Youth in HIV Care
?

Andres Camacho-Gonzalez, MD, MSC

Assistant Professor (Pediatrics)
Emory School of Medicine


February 19, 2015

Meeting Host:
NeuroAIDS
Scientific Working Group


Dennis Kolson HO, HO, HO!:
Heme oxygenase (HO) deficiency accompanies HIV-associated Neurocogntive Disorders … Potential Therapeutic Targeting

Dennis Kolson, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology
Perelman School of Public Health
University of Pennsylvania

Gretchen Neigh Double Whammy:
The Bidirectional Relationship Between Stress and HIV

Gretchen Neigh, PhD

Assistant Professor (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Emory School of Medicine


Albert Anderson What's Behind Door #2:
Does Viral Compartmentalization Contribute to HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorder?

Albert ML Anderson, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor (Medicine)
Emory School of Medicine


March 18, 2014

No Meeting This Month



April 16, 2015

Meeting Host:
HIV Eradication & Reservoirs
Scientific Working Group


John Mellors HIV Cure:
Hype or Hope?

John W. Mellors, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division Infectious Diseases
Director, HIV/AIDS Program
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Ann Chahroudi Push and Vanish:
Targeting HIV Persistence in Long-lived CD4+ Memory T Cells

Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor (Pediatrics/Infectious Disease)
Emory School of Medicine


Christina Gavegnano Delicate Dance:
The Role of Jak Inhibitors in Controlling HIV-induced Inflammation

Christina Gavegnano, PhD

Assistant Professor (Pediatrics)
Emory School of Medicine


May 21, 2015

No Meeting This Month



June, July & August, 2015

Focus:
 

Summer Vacation!!

starring

The CFAR Pizza Party Membership

Clubhouse Location:
The World: Wherever there is a pandemic to quell or fun to be had with friends and family -- Pizza Party members will be there in force!
Agenda:
June — Save the World
July — Rest and Recuperate
August — Prepare for next CFAR Network season!


September 2015

No Meeting This Month



October 15, 2015

Meeting Host:
CFAR Prevention Science Core

"Stigma and HIV"


Mark Hatzenbuehler Endurance Challenge:
Structural Stigma, HIV Risk, and the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations

Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, PhD

Co-Director, Ctr. for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University

Cynthia Grossman Making it Better:
Perspectives from a NIMH Program Officer on Advancing HIV Stigma Research

Cynthia Grossman, PhD

Chief, HIV Care Engagement and Secondary Prevention Program
Division of AIDS Research, NIMH
National Institutes of Health

Aaron Siegler Suprise!
Talk Title TBA

Aaron J. Siegler, PhD, MHS

Department of Biostatistics
Assistant Research Professor (Epidemiology)
Rollins School of Public Health

Clubhouse Location:
Auditorium, Claudia Nance Rollins Building (1518 Clifton Rd)
Agenda:
5:30 — Pizza and POSTERS
6:00 — Sound of ringing triangle causes members to channel their inner sheepdog and help herd other members and their guests to the Auditorium
8:00 — Adjourn for more networking and a dissection of the evening's trio of talks


November 19, 2015

Meeting Host:
CFAR Clinical Research Core

"Stealth Effects of HIV"


Priscilla Hsue Triple Trouble:
HIV, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Disease

Priscilla Y Hsue, MD

Founder, HIV Cardiology Clinic (San Francisco General)
Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Matthew Topel The Hidden Heart:
Subclinical Vascular Disease in HIV — the HIVASC Study

Matthew Topel, MD

Cardiology Research Fellow
Emory University School of Medicine

Kehmia Titanji Bone Loss:
What's the Immune System Got To Do With It?

Kehmia Titanji, MD

Instructor
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids
Emory University School of Medicine

Clubhouse Location:
Auditorium, Claudia Nance Rollins Building (1518 Clifton Rd)
Agenda:
5:30 — Pizza and POSTERS
6:00 — Sound of ringing triangle causes members to channel their inner sheepdog and help herd other members and their guests to the Auditorium
8:00 — Adjourn for more networking and a dissection of the evening's trio of talks


December 2015

No Meeting This Month