McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
Growing old with HIV: How the world has changed

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, September 24, 2012

Speakers:

  • Dr. Fiona Smaill, Chair and Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Associate Member, Pediatrics Co-Director, Special Immunology Services/HIV Clinic
  • Dr. Kenneth Rosenthal, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Director; Division of Molecular Medicine Head, Viral Vaccines Division

Description:

This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the changing demographics of HIV/AIDS
  • Discuss current management of HIV and co-morbidities
  • Explore the patient's perspective of ageing well with HIV
  • Understand HIV as a chronic infl ammatory disease process

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: askkj@mcmaster.ca

Sara Sellers
Email: sellers@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706