Penn Center for AIDS Research

10th Annual Research Retreat

2011 Research Retreat

The 10th Annual Research Retreat was held on Friday, December 2, 2011 in the BRB II/III Auditorium. See the agenda below.

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8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast
Lobby, Biomedical Research Building

8:30 a.m.

James A. Hoxie, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Penn Center for AIDS Research
University of Pennsylvania

8:40 to 9:00 a.m.

Carl H. June, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Cell-based therapies for HIV

9:05 to 9:25 a.m.

E. John Wherry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology
University of Pennsylvania
T cell exhaustion during chronic infections

9:30 to 9:50 a.m.

Philip R. Johnson, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Bypassing the adaptive immune response: A shortcut to an HIV vaccine

9:55 to 10:10 a.m.


10:10 to 10:30 a.m.

Una O'Doherty, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Lessons learned from elite suppressors

10:35 to 10:55 a.m.

Philippe Bourgois, Ph.D.
Professor of Anthropology and Family Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania
Heroin and Cocaine Injectors: An Anthropological Comparison of East and West Coast HIV Risk-Taking

11:00 to 11:40 p.m.

Glenn J. Treisman, M. D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
HIV and depression revisited: The limits of evidence-based medicine

11:45 to 12:50 p.m.

Lobby, BRB

12:50 to 1:10 p.m.

Virginia A. Stallings, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Nutrition Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Safety and efficacy of high dose vitamin D3 in children and young adults with HIV

1:15 to 1:35 p.m.

Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M., D.Phil.
Professor of the Immunology Program
The Wistar Institute
Beyond ART: HIV-1 control mediated by IFN-α immunotherapy

1:40 to 1:55 p.m.

Nicholas Parrish
Pre-doctoral Research Trainee in Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Biology of Transmitted/Founder HIV-1

2:00 to 2:40 p.m.

Paul D. Bieniasz, Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Laboratory of Retrovirology
Rockefeller University
Staff Investigator, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Virions on a leash: Studies of a host antiviral defense

2:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Poster Session and Reception