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35th Anniversary of the Pitt Men's Study

Friday 9/20 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Join the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology to commemorate this NIH-funded study that has been ongoing in Pittsburgh since 1984, following approximately 3,000 men to gather information on the epidemiology, virology, immunology, and pathology of HIV. Featuring remarks by PI's Charles Rinaldo and Jeremy Martinson, plus presentations by national experts celebrating the history and future of this important study. 

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 8:00 a.m.

Arrival & Morning Refreshments

 8:30 a.m.


Arthur Levine, MD
Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences
John and Gertrude Petersen Dean, School of Medicine

Charles Rinaldo, PhD
Principal Investigator, Pitt Men's Study
Chair and Professor
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Lessons Learned from the MACS: Select Picks from the Continuing Harvest of Observational Data

Frank Palella, MD
Potocsnak Family Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Nortwestern University

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow: 35 Years on the Yellow Brick Road to a Cure

William Buchanan, M.Mus.
Pitt Men's Study Clinic and Volunteer Coordinator
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

11:15-11:30 a.m.

Contributions of the MACS and WIHS to HIV Research: A Tale of Two Cohorts and their Future as One

Phyllis Tien, MD
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

11:15-11:30 a.m.

Closing Remarks

Jeremy Martinson, DPhil
Principal Investigaor, Pitt Men's Study
Assistant Professor
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Last Updated On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by McCullough, Caitlin Emily
Created On Wednesday, July 17, 2019