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WEBINAR: History of Cures – Putting HIV Cure Research into Context
October 9, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
History of Cures: Putting HIV Cure Research into Context
Friday, October 9th at 11am ET | 8am PT
Raul Necochea, PhD
Medical Historian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The 20th century has witnessed the development of superior therapeutics to prevent, treat and cure infectious diseases.Today, scientists attempt to find a cure for HIV infection. In this webinar, medical historian Raul Necochea, PhD, from the University of North Carolina, will walk us through the history of cures and provide a historical perspective on the search of a cure for HIV infection. Dr. Necochea will discuss caring for the “ill” throughout history and analyze “cures” within their socio-historical and scientific context. What does searching for a cure for HIV infection mean now, and how will history look back at our efforts?
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