21st Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2019
Welcome to 21st Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2019
Organized by HIV-NAT
Program
Download Agenda Latest update on September 27, 2018
  • WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16, 2019
  • 07.00-08.00
    Registration
  • 08.00-08.30
    Phan Wannamethee
    Opening ceremony
    Phan Wannamethee
    Secretary General, Thai Red Cross Society
  • 08.30-10.00 Chairperson: Annette Sohn, MD
  • 08.30-09.00
    Peter Reiss
    Professor David Cooper Memorial Lecture (ART)
    Antiretroviral therapy: Advances and impact
    Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 09.00-09.30
    Andrew Hill
    Professor Joep Lange and Ms. Jacqueline van Tongeren Memorial Lecture (Access to care)
    How close are we to treatment for all?
    Andrew Hill, PhD
    Senior visiting Research Fellow
    Pharmacology Department, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 09.30-10.00
    Frits van Griensven
    The continuing HIV epidemic amongst MSM and TG in Asia and the Pacific
    Frits van Griensven, PhD
    Consultant for HIV Prevention, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.00 Chairperson: Donn Colby, MD, MPH
  • 10.30-11.00
    Adeeba Kamarulzaman
    Health needs for people using drugs
    Adeeba Kamarulzaman, FRACP
    Infectious Diseases Directorate, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 11.00-12.00
    • Andrew Grulich
      PrEP Scaleup
      (Panel)
      Andrew Grulich, MD, PhD
      Head of the HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Program
      The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    • How to implement and scale up PrEP
      (Panel Discussion)
      Kenneth Mayer
      Moderator: Kenneth Mayer, MD
      Director of HIV Prevention Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
      Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health
      Medical Research Director, The Fenway, Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
      • Anton Pozniak
        Anton Pozniak, MD FRCP
        Consultant Physician, HIV service Director, TB Lead
        Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
      • Nittaya Phanuphak
        Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
        Chief of SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, and Chief of Prevention Unit, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 12.00-13.30 SATELLITE LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
  • WORKSHOP DAY 1: 13.30-16.30
      • Ballroom:
        ART Workshop
        (Interactive e-voting)
      • Chairpersons:
        • Sivaporn Gatechompol, MD
        • Carlo Sacdalan, MD, MBA, RN
      • Case 1: First & second line failures
        • Kiat Ruxrungtham, MD
          Vice President for Research and Innovation, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Case 2: Starting DTG and points to concern
        • Chureeratana Bowonwatanuwong, MD
          Internal Medicine Department, Chonburi Hospital, Chonburi, Thailand
      • Case 3: Starting ART on PrEP
        • Donn Colby, MD, MPH
          Senior Clinical Research Physician, SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Case 4: Drug interaction between sex hormones and ARV
        • Akarin Hiransuthikul, MD
          Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn UniversityBangkok, Thailand
      • Meeting room 1-2:
        Same day ART Workshop
        (Interactive e-voting)
      • Chairpersons:
        • Iskandar Azwa, MD
        • Pich Seekaew, MPH
      • Best practice 1: TRC Anonymous Clinic - ART initiation hub model
        • Pich Seekaew, MPH
          Program Officer, Prevention Department, The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Best practice 2: Sanpasittiprasong Hospital – Specialist model
        • Suwattiya Kijsarun
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      • Best practice 3: Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital – Non-specialist model
        • Paruspak Payoong, MD
      • Case 1: Best ART regimen for Same-Day ART service (no VL +/- no CD4)
        • Iskandar Azwa, MD
          Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
      • Case 2: Rapid TB screening in high burden setting
        • Frank Cobelens, MD, PhD
          Director, Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
      • Case 3: Screening of Cryptococcal meningitis on same day ART
        • Ploenchan Chetchotsakd, MD
          Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
      • Meeting room 3-4:
        Pediatric Workshop
      • Chairperson:
        • Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
      • 13.30-14.30
        Elimination of pediatric HIV
      • eMTCT Asia-Pacific perspective
        (round table discussion) (30 min)
        • Annette Sohn, MD
          Director, TREAT Asia, Bangkok, Thailand; Vice President amfAR, USA
      • Management of high risk HIV positive mother and neonates
        (30 min) (Case based discussion)
        • Surasith Chaithongwongwatthana, MD
          Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
        • Suvaporn Angulreungkitt, MD
          Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
      • 14.30-14.45 Coffee Break
      • 14.45-16.00
        Treatment for pediatric HIV
        (Case based discussion)
      • Pediatric HIV with drug resistant
        • Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit, MD
          Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Pediatric TB and HIV co-infection
        • Watsamon Jantarabenjakul, MD
          Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
      • HIV with renal co-morbidities
        • Tavitiya Sudjaritruk, MD, ScM, PhD
          Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • THURSDAY JANUARY 17, 2019
  • 08.30-11.00 Chairperson: Peter Reiss, MD, PhD
  • 08.30-09.00
    Frank Cobelens
    TB diagnostic challenges
    Frank Cobelens, MD, PhD
    Director, Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 09.00-09.30
    Anton Pozniak
    TB treatment
    Anton Pozniak, MD FRCP
    Consultant Physician, HIV service Director, TB Lead
    Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
  • 09.30-10.00
    Kenneth Mayer
    STI
    Kenneth Mayer, MD
    Director of HIV Prevention Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health
    Medical Research Director, The Fenway, Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
  • 10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
  • 10.30-11.00
    Thanyawee Puthanakit
    Best approach to end MTCT
    Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD
    HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre and Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • THE GREAT DEBATE: 11.00-12.00
    Everyone in South East Asia should be screened and treated for latent TB
    (Interactive e-voting)
    Jintanat Ananworanich
    Moderator: Jintanat Ananworanich, MD, PhD
    Associate Director for Therapeutics Research US Military HIV Research Program, MD, USA
    DEBATERS:
    • Pros:
      • Anchalee Avihingsanon
        Anchalee Avihingsanon, MD, PhD
        Head of MD Department, HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Frank Cobelens
        Frank Cobelens, MD, PhD
        Director, Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Cons:
      • Evy Yunihastuti
        Evy Yunihastuti
        Department of Internal Medicine University of Indonesia
      • Anton Pozniak
        Anton Pozniak, MD FRCP
        Consultant Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Director of HIV Services, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College London UK
  • 12.00-13.30 SATELLITE LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
  • WORKSHOP DAY 2: 13.30-16.30
      • Ballroom:
        Challenges in HIV diagnosis and treatment Workshop
        (Interactive e-voting)
      • Chairpersons:
        • Eugene Kroon, MD
        • Win Min Han, MD
      • Case 1: TB and HIV coinfection
        • Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, MD, MHS
          Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Case 2: TB prophylaxis
        • Anchalee Avihingsanon, MD, PhD
          Head of MD Department, HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Coffee Break
      • Case 3: NASH
        • Sombat Treeprasertsuk, MD, PhD
          Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Case 4: drug-drug interaction with new HCV and ART
        • Tim Cressey, PhD
          Program for HIV Prevention and Treatment (PHPT), Chiang Mai, Thailand
      • Meeting room 1-2:
        Adolescent Workshop
      • Chairperson:
        • Chitsanu Pancharoen, MD
      • 13.30-14.30
        HIV prevention in adolescent: Linkage community and clinics
        (Round table discussion format)
        • Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
          Chief of SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, and Chief of Prevention Unit, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
        • Wipaporn Natalie Songtawesin, MD
          Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
        • Phubet Panphet
          RSAT PrEP counselor
      • 14.30-14.45 Coffee Break
      • 14.45-16.00
        Comprehensive care of adolescent with HIV
        (Case based discussion)
      • HIV Treatment for adolescents
        • Quanhathai Kaewpoowat
          Chiang Mai University
      • Integration of mental health services in busy clinics
        • Paul Thisayakorn, MD
          Chulalongkorn University
      • STD treatment
        • Kenneth Mayer, MD
          Director of HIV Prevention Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health Medical Research Director, The Fenway, Institute, Fenway Health, Boston, MA, USA
      • Meeting rooms 3:
        Biostatistics Workshop
        (Interactive e-voting)
      • Chairperson:
        • Stephen Kerr, PhD
        • Matthew Law, PhD
      • Review of epidemiologic study designs: cohort, case control and cross sectional studies.
        • Yuda Chongpison, PhD
          Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
      • Understanding risk estimates in clinical research
        • Stephen Kerr, PhD
          Head of the Biostatistics Department
          HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
      • Understanding systematic reviews and meta-analysis
        • Matthew Law, PhD
          Head of the Biostatistics and Databases Program, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
      • Appropriately communicating study harms and benefits to the Community
        • Stephen Kerr, PhD
          Head of the Biostatistics Department
          HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
        • Alain Volny Anne
          Community activist and member of the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)
        • Kritima Samitpol
          Tangerine Clinic, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
        • Matthew Law
          Head of the Biostatistics and Databases Program, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
      • Meeting rooms 4:
        Laboratory workshop
      • Chairperson:
        • Sasiwimol Ubolyam, PhD, MSc
        • Phillip Cunningham, MSc
      • Update on HIV diagnostic algorithms
        • Mark de Souza, PhD, MPH
          Senior Scientific Advisor
          SEARCH, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • FRIDAY JANUARY 18, 2019
  • 08.30-10.00 Chairperson: Eugene Kroon, MD
  • 08.30-09.00
    Jintanat Ananworanich
    What have we learned from acute HIV research to guide prevention and care
    Jintanat Ananworanich, MD, PhD
    Associate Director for Therapeutics Research
    US Military HIV Research Program, MD, USA
  • 09.00-09.30
    Lydie Trautmann
    ABC in HIV immunology… relationship to diagnostic, treatment and prevention
    Lydie Trautmann, PhD
    Chief of Cellular Immunology, US Military HIV Research Program, MD, USA
  • 09.30-10.00
    Anthony Kelleher
    Immune regulation
    Anthony Kelleher, PhD, FRACP, PRCPA
    Program head of Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • 10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
  • 10.30-12.00 Chairperson: Stephen Kerr, PhD
  • 10.30-11.00
    Rena Janamnuaysook
    Meeting the health needs of transgender people
    Rena Janamnuaysook, BA, MBA
    Transgender Program Coordinator
    Tangerine Clinic, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 11.00-11.30
    Teerha Piratvisuth
    Update on HCV diagnosis and treatment
    Teerha Piratvisuth, MD
    Director of NKC Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkla, Thailand
  • 11.00-11.30
    Alexandra  Schuetz
    Good and bad microbiome: does it matter?
    Alexandra Schuetz, PhD
    Chief, Cellular Immunology, AFRIMS Thailand
  • 12.00-13.30 SATELLITE LUNCH SYMPOSIUM