2013 Hepatitis Conference - Abstract Submission Deadline Extended
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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, JAN. 18, 2013
EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS�FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2013�
March 25-26, 2013 - New York City
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York) and the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) are pleased to announce the�3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH 2013) will take place March 25-26, 2013, at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City.
The conference is co-chaired by Dr. Douglas T. Dieterich (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA) and�Dr. Mark R. Nelson�(Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London).
The goal of this conference is to provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of state-of-the-science viral hepatitis research, as well as clinical perspectives in practicum, for a target audience made up of infectious disease (ID) and non-ID-specialized HIV-treating physicians, nurse-practitioners, physician-assistants, and pharmacists.
�Among the clinical management issues to be examined are: defining parameters for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment success; identifying and managing adherence and behavioral and clinical challenges unique to patients with HBV and HCV infection; exploring the importance of preventing HBV and HCV drug resistance; and evaluating current data related to�HBV and HCV treatment options (including direct-acting antivirals [DAAs]).�
The following are invited�or confirmed (*) to serve on faculty at�ICVH 2013:��
Kosh Agarwal, MD* - King's College, London, ENGLAND
Douglas Dieterich, MD* - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Daniel Fierer, MD* - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Courtney Fletcher, PharmD - University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, USA
Valerie Martel-Laferriere, MD* -�Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Mark R. Nelson, MD* - Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, ENGLAND
Emma Page, MD* - Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, ENGLAND
Massimo Puoti, MD* - AO Ospedale Niguarda Ca Grande, Milan, ITALY
Rajender Reddy, MD* - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Vincent Soriano, MD, PhD* - Hospital Carlos III, Madrid, SPAIN
Peter Stock, MD* - University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
John Ward, MD* - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Jeffrey Weiss, PhD* - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine is accredited by the Accrediation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education to physicians. The conference is accredited by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM�
Call for Abstracts
The�organizers invite the submission of abstracts for presentation at ICVH 2013. The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to next Friday, January�18, 2013. All abstracts must be submitted electronically.�Click here to review the abstract categories, the submission guidelines, and/or to submit an abstract(s).
Registration, Hotel Accommodations
Online registration is now open. Early Registration is $100 for IAPAC members and $125 for non-IAPAC members. The Early Registration deadline is�this upcoming Friday, January 11, 2013. Click here to register for ICVH 2013 today!
A discounted room block is available for conference participants at The Empire Hotel, with complimentary shuttle service to the conference venue (New York Academy of Medicine).�Click here for more information about The Empire Hotel and/or to book your reservation online.
� SaveIAPAC�Members enjoy�significant�discounts on registration fees.���
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