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Collaborative Research on Hep C Identification & Treatment Among People who Inject Drugs (National Institute of Health)
April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Moving from Hepatitis Discovery to Elimination Series:
Collaborative Research on Hep C Identification & Treatment Among Inject Drug Users
Thursday, April 8th, 3-4:30 PM EST
Please join the National Institute of Health and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for a webinar series on hepatitis elimination titled Moving from Hepatitis Discovery to Elimination, Research Advancing Hepatitis Elimination: Collaborative Research on Hepatitis C Identification and Treatment Among Inject Drug Users.
The series is offered on a monthly basis from March to October 2021.
Research projects to be presented:
“The Kentucky Viral Hepatitis Treatment Study (KeY Treat)”
-Dr. Jennifer Havens, Professor, College of Medicine, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, University of Kentucky
“Impact of HCV treatment in HIV/HCV co-infected and mono-infected
-Dr. Risha Irvin, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, John Hopkins University
“HIV, HCV and Related Comorbidities in Rural Communities Affected by
Opioid Injection Drug Epidemics in the United States: Building Systems
for Prevention, Treatment and Control”
-Todd M. Allen, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital