Watch Next Week: HIV Research Updates from CROI 2020

Content From: HIV.govPublished: March 04, 20203 min read


CROI 2020

On March 6, the organizers announcedExit Disclaimer that the 2020 CROI meeting will be virtual due to increasing concerns about travel and large group gatherings. is conferring with our partners about how to adjust our coverage accordingly. Stay tuned for details.

Next week, will be sharing updates on the latest HIV research being presented at the 2020 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic InfectionsExit Disclaimer (CROI). Each year, thousands of researchers from around the world gather at CROI to share the latest scientific advances in HIV prevention, care, and treatment—advances that are helping to put the goals of Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) within reach.

The team will be collaborating with our colleagues from NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to bring you the news from CROI in multiple ways:

Interviews’s coverage will feature several live video interviews with NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, who will discuss highlights of new HIV research presented at the conference. We’ll also hear from CDC’s Dr. Eugene McCray and HRSA’s Dr. Laura Cheever about research their colleagues are presenting and how the latest HIV science continues to inform EHE and from Dr. Judy Steinberg of the HHS Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy about new research presented at the conference that may affect implementation of EHE. Watch and share your questions on’s Facebook pageExit Disclaimer or’s Twitter feedExit Disclaimer on:

Monday, March 9
3:00 PM        Dr. Carl Dieffenbach
Tuesday, March 10
2:00 PM        Dr. Laura Cheever & Dr. Eugene McCray
3:00 PM        Dr. Carl Dieffenbach
Wednesday March 11
3:00 PM        Dr. Carl Dieffenbach
4:00 PM        Dr. Judy Steinberg

Additional interviews may be added with other federal HIV leaders attending the conference. Follow on FacebookExit Disclaimer or TwitterExit Disclaimer for schedule updates and reminders about these interviews or sign up for our email to get updates.

(As always, you don’t need a Facebook account just to watch the videos, but you’ll need one if you want to comment or react.)

And if you miss the livestream, don’t worry! The interviews will be available on our blog, Facebook page, and Twitter feed so you can watch them when it’s convenient.

Blog Posts

We‘ll also share blog posts from CROI beginning next Monday, including news releases from NIAID about key research findings from NIH-supported studies being presented at the conference. The blog will be a one-stop shop for our video interviews and conference-related news from our federal partners.

The Conference

After careful deliberation CROI’s organizers announcedExit Disclaimer on March 3 that the conference will proceed as scheduled amid concerns about the novel coronavirus. The organizers noted, however, that the situation remains fluid and may change. will keep you updated about any changes in the conference status.

Funding from NIH, CDC, and other federal partners supports many of the researchers attending CROI. Read more about federal HIV research activities and the agencies involved.