Thursday, November 20, 2008

Congressional Briefing for PrEP Scheduled on December 4th

Yesterday, amFAR announced it will hold a congressional briefing on PrEP on December 4th at the Capitol in Washington D.C. The presentation, entitled "Preparing for PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis): Policy Implications of a Prevention Pill for HIV/AIDS," is open to the public, and will feature leading medical researchers in the field of PrEP.

Moderating the meeting will be Susan J. Blumenthal, Senior Policy and Medical Advisor at The Foundation for AIDS Research and Former Assistant Surgeon General of the United States. Among others, panelists include Robert Grant of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institutes of Health, and Richard Wolitski, Acting Director of the HIV/AIDS Prevention Division for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The briefing is open to the public, so if you're in the D.C. area on December 4th, you can RSVP by clicking here: or by calling (202) 331-8600.

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