20 & 21 May 2013 | Paris, France

In July 2012, following the launch of the Global Scientific Strategy, the IAS and the Towards an HIV Cure Stakeholder’s Advisory Board committed to hold an HIV Cure Think-Tank meeting in May 2013, Paris.

The Think-Tank meeting took place in Paris on May 20th-21st and brought together a small group of both prominent HIV researchers and scientists from other fields including viral infections and cancer. The aim of the meeting was to foster high-level discussions to explore innovative ideas to cure HIV infection, with regards to scientific knowledge and experiences gained from other chronic conditions.

Confirmed Participants

  • Ashley Haase, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Asier Sáez-Cirión Institut Pasteur, France
  • Brigitte Autran, Pitié-Salpetrière, France
  • Carine Van Lint, University of Brussels, Belgium
  • Cliff Lane, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/National Institutes of Health (NIAID/NIH), USA
  • Dan Barouch, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Daniel Douek, Vaccine Research Center/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/National Institutes of Health (VRC/NIAID/NIH), USA
  • Diana Finzi, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA
  • Giorgio Trinchieri, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA
  • Jacqueline Capeau, Hôpital Tenon AP-HP Paris, France
  • Karolina Palucka, Baylor University, USA
  • Louis Picker, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
  • Marina Cavazzana-Calvo, Hôpital Universitaire Necker, France
  • Massimo Levrero, Unversitá la Sapienza, Italy
  • Massimo Tommasino, International Agency for Research on Cancer, France
  • Miles Prince, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbournes, Australia
  • Olivier Hermine, Hôpital Necker, Fondation Imagine, France
  • Patrick Lomonte, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), University of Lyon, France
  • Paula Cannon, University of Southern California, USA
  • Rafick-Pierre Sekaly, VGTI-Florida, USA
  • Robin Weiss, University College London, UK
  • Sharon Lewin, Alfred Monash University and Burnet Institute, Australia
  • Steve Deeks, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), USA

Background Documents