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Clinique médicale l'Actuel's Journal Club

For 30 years, the Clinique médicale l’Actuel, under the medical direction of Dr. Réjean Thomas, has been bringing together healthcare professionals, with a focus in virology, to learn from guest experts and discuss the most relevant clinical practice challenges facing them today.

Personalized Treatments in HIV Prevention and Care: What Can We Do in 2015 After CROI?

with Dr. Emmanuelle Huchet and Pr. Jean-Michel Molina

PROGRAM EXCERPT

HIGHLIGHTS

  • PrEP: a much greater efficacy that anticipated, according to the ANRS Ipergay trial
  • Prevention and treatment: two inseparable components of a comprehensive strategy against HIV
  • Criteria that we should now recommend when changing a patient’s treatment
  • Preferred treatments to ensure tolerability in patients

This activity is supported
by an educational grant from:

Gilead

SUMMARY

PARTICIPANTS

Personalized HIV Treatments

Professor Jean-Michel Molina, head of the infectious diseases department at Saint-Louis Hospital in Paris and Scientific Director for the Ipergay trial in France, was invited to present the findings of this trial and discuss personalized treatments in HIV prevention and care.

The ANRS Ipergay trial not only demonstrated the high efficacy of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), a new tool to protect against HIV infection, but also that it helps bring people at risk into the healthcare system, people who are sometimes infected without knowing it, and therefore get screened, and treated.

In a comprehensive strategy to combat HIV, prevention and treatment strategies become inseparable.

Patients infected with HIV now have a large number of therapeutic options, all equally effective. They can choose their therapy based on criteria such as tolerance, drug interactions, lifestyle and personal preference.

Emmanuelle Huchet, MD

Emmanuelle Huchet, MD

Interviewer

Clinique médicale l’Actuel
Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

Jean-Michel Molina, MD, PhD, PU-PH

Jean-Michel Molina, MD, PhD, PU-PH

Interviewee

Chief, Infectious Diseases Division
Hôpital Saint-Louis
Paris, France

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DISCLOSURE

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Emmanuelle Huchet, MD has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation with:
AbbVie, BMS, Gilead, Janssen, Merck, ViiV

Jean-Michel Molina, MD, PhD, PU-PH has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Grants:  Gilead Science,  Merck. Advisory boards: Merck, Gilead, BMS, Janssen, ViiV, Abbvie


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