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Friday ID conference: “Organized Crime, Kevin Bacon & Air Traffic: Lessons for HIV Prevention”
November 7, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
This talk is a part of our friday morning CFAR/IGHID Friday ID Conference Series.
“Organized Crime, Kevin Bacon & Air Traffic: Lessons for HIV Prevention”
Susan Little, MD
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
November 7, 2014
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Susan Little, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She conducts translational clinical research focused on the pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of acute and very recent HIV infection. She is the director of the Primary Infection Research Program at UCSD, working to evaluate the epidemiologic, behavioral, biologic, virologic, and host factors that contribute to HIV transmission. She has been heavily involved in the design of novel approaches to screen and identify acutely infected individuals, and use of molecular epidemiologic methods to infer and characterize HIV transmission networks. Current research is focused on the evaluation of treatment and prevention interventions directed to network hubs to reduce incident infections. She is actively involved in the training and mentoring of students, post-doctoral research fellows and junior faculty and is an active investigator in the UCSD AIDS Clinical Trials Group.
Special Note: This Friday Morning Conference event will be presented as an NCATEC training, and advanced registration is requested. For questions about registration or general questions about the NCATEC, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.