Program 2020 2020-06-10T07:54:59+00:00

Program Agenda

This is an international, one day and a half workshop in which international experts will present the hot topics in the management of HIV-infected aging people.


Thursday Afternoon


Registration and walk-in lunch

14:30 – 14:45h


Bonaventura Clotet, Fight AIDS Foundation, Spain & Pedro Cahn, Fundación Huésped, Argentina

14:45 – 16.05h

Block I: Age related clinical topics

Chair: Eugenia Negredo, Fight AIDS Foundation, Spain

  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NASH) – Jose Manuel Fernandez Real, IDIBGI, Spain
  • Muscle-bone interactions – Adolfo Diez, Hospital del Mar, Spain
  • Aging changes in endocrine system – Manel Puig, HGT & IGTP, Spain

14:45 – 16.05h

Overall Discussion


Block II: The patient and the real life.

Chair: Pedro Cahn / Bonaventura Clotet

  • Interactive clinical cases discussion – The best 2 clinical cases submitted through the website and previously evaluated by the Scientific Committee

17:05 – 17:35h

Coffee Break

17:35 – 18:35h

Block III: Clinical interventions

Chair: Pedro Cahn

  • Selecting 1st line therapy for the elderly – Ana Milinkovic, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
  • How to manage a patient with multimorbidity and polipharmacy? – TBD
  • Senolytic therapeutics – José Alcamí, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

18:35- 18:55h

Overall Discussion

Welcome Dinner

Friday Morning

09:00 – 10.20h

Block IV: The biology of senescence

Chair: Bonaventura Clotet

  • Telomere shortening in aging – Jose Ramón Arribas, Hospital La Paz, Madrid
  • Genome stability/cellular senescence – Marta Martín, UAB Barcelona
  • Genes and genetic risk factors involved in aging – Philip Tarr, Kantonsspital Baselland Bruderholz, Bassel, Switzerland
  • The microbiome in HIV, inflammation and aging – Irini Sereti, NIH, USA


Overall Discussion

10:40 – 11:10h

Coffee Break

11.10 – 12.00h

Block V: Aging survey: our patients’ needs

11.10 – 12.00h.

  • Presentation and discussion of the results from questionnaires to patients – Marta Vasylyev & Gordana Dragovic

11.10 – 13.00h

Final debate: Is Aging accelerated/accentuated in HIV?

Chair: Eugenia Negredo, Fight AIDS Foundation

  • In favour vs. Against
    In favour: Giovanni Guaraldi, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Against: Paddy Mallon, University College Dublin and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • Audience vote