Clinical Research Highlights from IAS 2023

James McMahon, MD
Head of Clinical Research Unit and Infectious Diseases Physician
Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred Hospital
Associate Professor, Central Clinical School, Monash University,
Melbourne, Australia

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About the Presenter:Top of page

Prof McMahon is an Infectious Diseases Physician and Head of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University in Melbourne Australia. He is the current Vice President and President-Elect for Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), His research interests include clinical trials focused on HIV and COVID-19. For HIV this work is for studied in HIV cure, antiretroviral therapy and the cascade of HIV care. Specific interests in HIV Cure are trials developing non-invasive imaging methods to locate and quantify tissue sites of HIV and clinical trials of interventions targeting the HIV reservoir with latency reversal agents and immunotherapeutics For COVID-19 he leads an adaptive randomised trial of COVID-19 vaccine boosting strategies in immunocompromised hosts and a large prospective study of immune responses to COVID vaccines in immunocompromised populations.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational activity learners will:
1. Be aware of results from the latest high impact clinical trials affecting the care and treatment for people with HIV.
2. Understand new data from clinical trials and large observational studies on the use of antiretroviral therapy to treat HIV.
3. Understand how the latest ART treatment and observational studies have advanced our understanding on the association between weight gain and certain antiretroviral therapies.

CME Information:Top of page

This CME activity has approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for August 16, 2023, as a live activity. This activity will also be available as an enduring activity from August 23, 2023, through August 15, 2026.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.

Accreditation Statement:Top of page

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement:Top of page

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Disclosure Statement:Top of page

Policies and standards of the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that speakers and planners for continuing medical education activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices, or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.
- Dr. James F. Braun (Course Director/Planner) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Dr. Roy M. Gulick (Moderator) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Dr. James McMahon (Presenter) has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. McMahon submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review and supported his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.

Financial Support:Top of page

This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from:
Gilead Sciences; Janssen Therapeutics, a division of Janssen Products, LP; Merck & Co.; and ViiV Healthcare

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