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Open Data: Fantastic idea or bureaucratic nightmare?
In this article on gains and challenges in "open data" on Videnskab.dk Professor Jens Lundgren talks about the use of open data in PERSIMUNE Datawarehouse.
Article 
U = U
Read this month's editorial in The Lancet HIV on the Undetectable = Untransmissable campaign, and how data from the PARTNER study among others support the evidence of the effectiveness of viral suppression in blocking transmission of HIV. Find the editorial here
  
MISP - Talks: The new horizon in biomedicine
Join the MISP - Talks: The new horizon in biomedicine 
8 December 2017 16-19 
Jerne Auditorium in Mærsk Tower
The Panum Institute

Open to all, scientists and general public.
The MISP talks are a series of forward looking talks on precision
medicine and the emerging new science frontiers and technologies,
presented by leading international experts.

Please find full programme and register for the event here 
EACS Guidelines 9.0
In relation to the recent EACS conference in Milan, Version 9.0 of the EACS Guidelines was launched. The massive work in reviewing and updating the EACS Guidelines is led by Prof Manuel Battegay with the support of Dr. Lene Ryom from CHIP.
The guidelines are an essential tool for clinicians assisting their work in the fast evolving field of HIV treatment. Version 9.0 of the Guidelines includes revisions to the sections on antiretroviral treatment, co-morbidities, opportunistic infections and Hepatitis C.

Read more about the latest updates and the work around the EACS Guidelines here
Find the latest version of the EACS Guidelines here

  
Open access to data - it's not that simple
To elucidate the advantages and challenges of open data in science, the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF) conducted a survey among its researchers on open access to data. The report include a section on the PERSIMUNE Datawarehouse. 
The results are presented here.  
 
Winner of the oral presentation competition at the Danish Transplantation Society
The Danish Transplantation Society held its annual meeting on Wednesday 25th of October 2017. Among the highlights of the scientific program is the oral presentation competition which awards the best presentation with a grant of 10,000 DKK for a conference or research activities. This year, the prize went to Neval Ete Wareham who is an MD and PhD student in PERSIMUNE, working primarily with the MATCH programme. Neval presented the results of the CLASS study, which is the first validated method to reliably classify underlying cause of death in transplant recipients.
Congratulations to Neval. 
  
EACS 2017
16th European AIDS Conference 25-27 October 2017, Milan, Italy

CHIP is represented with 7 presentations at EACS 2017, 2 oral presentations and 5 poster presentations

Please find all presentations HERE 
Available positions at CHIP
CHIP is looking to fill a position as Post Doc in biostatistics and is also hiring a student for our IT department. Read more about the positions HERE 
ID WEEK 2017 - San Diego 4-8 October 2017
CHIP will be represented at IDWEEK 2017 with 8 presentations. 
1 oral presentation and 7 poster presentations.

See all presentations here 
Launch of the Joint Action - INTEGRATE
19t September the Joint Action on integrating prevention, testing and link to care strategies across HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and STIs in Europe - INTEGRATE - will be launched.

INTEGRATE is funded by the 3rd EU Health Programme and will run over three years (September 2017-August 2020)

The main objective of INTEGRATE is to integrate early diagnosis and linkage to prevention and care of HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and STIs in EU member states by 2020.

Press Release from the European Commission

Read mroe about the Joint Action INTEGRATE here

For more information follow INTEGRATE on Facebook and Twitter

  
New EU project

CHIP will be the coordinator for the new EU funded Joint Action INTEGRATE. The launch of INTEGRATE will happen in Brussels 19 September 2017 where the EU commissioner for Food and Health will participate.
Read more here

 
CHIP Newsletter August 2017

Read the CHIP newsletter with the latest news and updates here

 
Available position as PhD student at CHIP

CHIP has an available position as a full-time PhD student for the newly formed multi-cohort collaboration RESPOND.
RESPOND is aiming at investigating effects of HIV, viral hepatitis co-infection, adverse drug effects and comorbidities on morbidity and mortality outcomes among people living with HIV.

Read more about the position and apply here

Deadline for application 31st August 2017 
CHIP Newsletter!

Henceforth, CHIP will release newsletters on our homepage with regular intervals. Please find the first newsletter from May 2017 here! We hope you enjoy the read. 

 
CROI 2017

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 13-16 February 2017

CHIP was represented with 7 presentations, 2 oral presentations, 1 themed discussion and 4 posters

Please find all presentations here

 
Press article on recent EuroSIDA findings
EuroSIDA study finds that new cancer rates climb with age in HIV patients, but age impact differs by cancer type. Read the press article in HIV Treatment Alerts HERE. (Article 3, page 9)

The press review is based on this EuroSIDA publication from 2016:

Infection-related and -unrelated malignancies, HIV and the aging population. abstract

 
CROI 2017 Webcast of press conference on D:A:D study results

Please find link below for webcast on the press conference on D:A:D study results presented at CROI 2017.

Webcast of press conference

Please find link for both D:AD presentations at CROI 2017 below:

Association between Cardiovascular Disease & Contemporarily Used Protease Inhibitors. 
presented by Lene Ryom on behalf of the D:A:D. study
PRESENTATIONWEBCAST

Cessation of cigarette smoking and the impact on cancer incidence in the D:A:D Study. presented by Leah Shepherd on behalf of the D:A:D study 
PRESENTATION . WEBCAST

 
PERSIMUNE Immunologic Colloquium 15 March 2017
The next Immunologic Colloquium will be 15 March 15.30-16.30
Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet (8632)
Library room 3rd floor

Agenda 
Jens Lundgren receives the 2017 Hagedorn Prize
Jens Lundgren receives the 2017 Hagedorn Prize from Novo Nordisk Fonden for his pioneering and internationally recognized research on treatment for people living with HIV.

Press release

Novo Nordisk Fonden website (English) 
Two-day course on Introduction to Cost-Effectivenes Analysis

A short 2-day course 28 -29 September 2017  on Introduction to Cost-effectiveness Analysis for Infectious Diseases. Read more about the course here

 
EACS online course on Clinical Management of HIV

6 week online course on Clinical Management of HIV.
Special moderated period 1 May - 9 June 2017.
Sign up today! 

 
PERSIMUNE Immunologic Colloquium 17 May 2017

The next immunologic colloquium will take place 17th May 2017, 15.30-16.30

Library room 3rd floor. Epidemiklinikken 8632

Please find agenda for the colloquium here


 
CHIP Newsletter!

Henceforth, CHIP will release newsletters on our homepage with regular intervals. Please find the first newsletter from May 2017 here! We hope you enjoy the read. 

 
PERSIMUNE Immunologic Colloquium 21 June 2017

The next Immunologic Colloquium will take place 21 June, 15.30-17.30
Department of Infectious Diseases 8632, Library room 3rd floor

Please find agenda here

 
Free PrEP training

Monday 12th June EACS launches a new online course on PrEP.


The online course offers an introduction to the basic principles of PrEP, the studies supporting the use of PrEP, and clinical considerations related to PrEP treatment such as prescription, monitoring and adherence. The course will also include a module on PrEP implementation; how to engage community and key stakeholders, implementation experiences from France and the UK, and finally which future impact PrEP can have on the HIV epidemic.


Sign up today at the

EACS website



Want to know more:


Contact the course coordinators at: 

HIVonlinecourse@eacsociety.org