6th International AIDS Society Conference Underway This Week

Content From: HIV.govPublished: July 18, 20111 min read


This week, over 5,000 delegates from around the world are attending the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2011)Exit Disclaimer in Rome, Italy. This biannual conference is the world's largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS, and provides "a unique opportunity for the world’s leading scientists, clinicians, public health experts and community leaders to examine the latest developments in HIV-related research, and to explore how scientific advances can – in very practical ways – inform the global response to HIV/AIDS."

Today. the conference announced the Rome Statement for an HIV CureExit Disclaimer calling for an acceleration of HIV cure research.

For more information on the conference, visit the official website at https://www.ias2011.org/Exit Disclaimer or follow updates on Twitter via @ias2011Exit Disclaimer.

The International AIDS Society also hosts the International AIDS Conference, which will be held in Washington DC in July 2012.