Anti-HCV Drugs in the Pipeline, and Clinical Trials for HIV-HCV Coinfection
Hepatitis/HIV Project Director
Treatment Action Group (TAG), New York, NY
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At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
- Know about new interferon-free and interferon-sparing HCV regimens in development.
- Understand results from HCV treatment trials in HIV-HCV coinfected patients.
- Be aware of HCV treatment trials for HIV-HCV coinfected patients in NYC.
Tracy Swan has been involved with HIV-related work since 1990 and hepatitis C virus since 1998. Before joining Treatment Action Group (TAG) in 2003, Ms. Swan worked at homeless shelters, in-and out-patient drug treatment programs, syringe exchange programs, methadone clinics, a drop in center for gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual youth, hospitals and clinics. Ms. Swan is currently the Hepatitis/HIV Project Director at TAG, where she advocates for broad and inclusive hepatitis C research and promotes policies to increase access to and quality of care for HCV monoinfected and HIV/HCV coinfected persons. Ms Swan works domestically and internationally, with people living with or at risk for HIV and HCV, activists and advocates, harm reductionists, researchers, clinicians, and pharmaceutical companies; she has been a Consumer Representative on the FDA Antiviral Advisory Committee and has served as a Community Representative on the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Ms. Swan is a co-founder and coordinator of the Hepatitis C Community Advisory Board (HCAB), an international group of treatment activists focused on HCV drug development.
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