Center for AIDS Research

AIDS Club Seminars

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Through the CFAR AIDS Club, members of the center and the rest of the Einstein-Montefiore Community can learn about the work of CFAR members. A listing of upcoming speakers and their topics is provided below.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL SEMINARS WILL TAKE PLACE IN PRICE CENTER, CONFERENCE ROOM 451 AND VIDEO CONFERENCED TO THE MONTEFIORE CAMPUS AT THE DGIM CONFERENCE ROOM, 3514 DEKALB AVE, ON FRIDAY’S FROM 9 TO 10 A.M. IN CASE OF CHANGES, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED.
 

EINSTEIN/MONTEFIORE CFAR AIDS CLUB 2014

Date 
Speaker   Title  

1/10/14
 

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.
Professor and Chief,
Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) 

Cryptococcal susceptibility revisited
 


 

Julia H. Arnsten, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chief,
Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

HAART adherence and drug use

  1/24/14

Alain H. Litwin, M.D.
Professor,
Department of Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 

Intensive Models of HCV Care for Injection Drug Users
 


 
Missak Haigentz, M.D.
Associate Professor,
Departments of Medicine and Otorhinolaryngology
Cancer in HIV-infection: Current clinical trials and opportunities for collaboration
 2/7/14 William R. Jacobs, Jr., Ph.D
Professor,
Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Genetics
Recombinant Herpes Simplex Virus 2 / HIV Vaccines
 

 
Anjali Sharma, M.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine
Bone disorders in HIV-infected patients
 
 2/21/14 Peter J. Gaskill, Ph.D
Instructor,
Department of Pathology 
Role of Dopamine in HIV infection of Macrophages 

 
Jonathan Shuter, M.D.
Professor,
Department of Medicine (Clinical Medicine) 
Tobacco Treatment for Smokers Living with HIV
 
3/7/14
 

Shadi Nahvi, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor,
Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 

 Smoking Cessation Medication Treatment-How Can We Help the Remaining Smokers Quit?
 3/21/14 Laurie J. Bauman, Ph.D.
Professor,
Department of Pediatrics 
 Barriers and Facilitators to Linkage and Engagement in HIV Primary Care in NYC

 
Rosy Chhabra, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pediatrics

Kasarani OVC Project Evaluation (KOPE)
 

 4/4/14 Donna C. Futterman, M.D.
Professor,
Department of Pediatrics (Clinical Pediatrics)

Scaling Up Routine HIV Testing: Public Health Lessons from the Bronx and South Africa
 

4/25/14
 
David Stein, M.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Medicine
Antisense and Gene Editing Trials for the Treatment of HIV Infection
 
 5/9/14 Gloria C. Preza, PhD
Postdoctoral Research
Department of Dermatology
Keck School of Medicine of USC 
HIV-1+/HSV-2+ Co-infection is Associated with Persistence of CD14+ and DC-SIGN+Antigen Presenting Cells at the Mucosa Independent of HSV Recurrences 

 
Chinazo Cunningham, M.D. M.S.
Associate Professor,
Departments of Medicine and Family & Social Medicine 
Opioid addiction and HIV: Improving access to treatment and health outcomes
5/23/14
 
Rodney L. Wright, M.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health 
CD4+ and CD8+ T-Cell Trajectories During Pregnancy in HIV-infected Women
 
 6/6/14 Andrew Wiznia, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
 
Opportunities for translational research with Jacobi HIV patient cohorts
 
10/24/14
 
 Xingxing Zang, PhD
Associate Professor,
Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine
 

T cell co-stimulation and co-inhibition: New pathways and immunotherapies
 

11/7/14
 
Natalia Cheshenko, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pediatrics
 
TBA
 
  Mark Kuniholm, PhD
Research Assistant Professor,
Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
 
TBA 
11/21/14  Howard Strickler, MD
Professor and Chair,
Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Epidemiology & Population Health 
TBA
 
  Jacqueline Achkar, MD, MS
Associate Professor,
Department of Medicine
 
Host Protein Biomarker for Active Tuberculosis
 
 12/5/14 Ekaterina Dadachova, PhD
Professor,
Departments of Radiology and Microbiology & Immunology
 
TBA
 
 12/19/14 AIDS T32 Trainees
Annalena LaPorte
David Ajasin
Cindy Buffone
Mathias Jaureguiberry
Kayla Weiss, PhD
 
TBA
 

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