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Retroviruses Conference: Live Telephone Report Feb. 7.

A free one-hour telephone conference with a panel of leading physicians, allowing you to ask questions, will report highlights of the important Retroviruses conference (8th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, February 4-8, 2001, in Chicago). The call will take place February 7, 2001, 5 p.m. Pacific / 6 p.m. Mountain / 7 p.m. Central / 8 p.m. Eastern time; to participate, you need to register in advance.

The panelists will be:

* Calvin Cohen, M.D., Research Director, Community Research Initiative of New England, and HIV Consultant, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates;

* David Cooper, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Director, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia;

* Steven Deeks, M.D., San Francisco General Hospital AIDS Program;

* Roy Gulick, M.D., Director, Cornell University Clinical Trials Unit, New York City;

* Michael Saag, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Director of the AIDS Outpatient Clinic at UAB; and

* Ron Baker, Ph.D. (moderator), Editor-in-Chief, HIV and Hepatitis.com

To register and get the phone number and instructions for calling, call 1-800-880-5121 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

Later, you can hear a recording of the call, by calling 1-888-207-2647 and entering passcode 5253.

Note: For more in-depth information during and after the conference, there will be many reports on the Web, and on treatment email lists; we will also cover some of the presentations in the next two issues of AIDS Treatment News. The telephone briefing provides a convenient overview, and allows live questions of the panelists.
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