22nd International AIDS Conference
Amsterdam, Netherlands | 23-27 July 2018

Track categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

Track A: Basic and translational research

  • HIV evolution and phylodynamics (Intra- and Inter-Host)
  • Virology
  • Immune responses (innate and adaptive)
  • Pathogenesis (immune function and dysfunction)
  • Neuropathogenesis
  • Latency and viral reservoirs’
  • Cure strategies
  • Natural protection against HIV and AIDS
  • Transmission and early infection
  • Novel treatment and prevention strategies
  • Vaccine development
  • Super infections
  • Diagnostic tools for immunological and virological monitoring of HIV infection
  • Animal models (excluding latency/reservoirs)
  • Pharmacology of antiretrovirals

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Track B: Clinical research

  • Course of HIV disease
  • Diagnostic and monitoring tools
  • Co-Infections (including opportunistic infections)
  • Comorbidities and complications (including those related to ART)
  • Antiretroviral therapies in adults
  • Other strategies and therapies
  • Clinical issues specific to gender
  • Clinical issues specific to paediatric and adolescent HIV
  • Clinical issues specific to key populations & vulnerable populations

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Track C: Epidemiology and prevention research

  • Epidemiology of HIV
  • Surveillance: measuring the HIV epidemic
  • Modelling and understanding the HIV epidemic
  • Tools for HIV prevention
  • Approaches for HIV prevention
  • Methodology

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Track D: Social and political research, law, policy and human rights

  • Social science theories, methods, and social production of knowledge
  • Living with HIV
  • Social and structural drivers and contexts
  • Key populations and other vulnerable populations: behavioural, social, and cultural issues and contexts
  • Sexuality, gender, relationships, and sexual cultures
  • Human rights: legal, political, and societal factors and responses
  • Ethics
  • Behavioural, social, and structural aspects and approaches
  • Policy development, implementation, and analysis/evaluation

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Track E: Implementation research, economics, systems and synergies with other health and development sectors

  • Global and national financing, economic evaluation, and sustainability
  • Opportunities for economies of scale and scope
  • Cost effectiveness, affordability
  • Health systems & new partnerships
  • Programming at scale 
  • HIV & development synergies
  • Innovations in data collection, monitoring and evaluation

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