Collaborative research on hepatitis C identification and treatment among persons who inject drugs [Hosted by NIDA]

Collaborative research on hepatitis C identification and treatment among persons who inject drugs [Hosted by NIDA]

April 8 2021
03:00 PM
Webinar series
NIH Research Advancing Hepatitis Elimination
Video URL
NIH Webinar 2

This webinar will highlight ongoing research by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) advancing hepatitis elimination among people who use drugs and incarcerated populations.

Presentations include:

"The Kentucky Viral Hepatitis Treatment Study (KeY Treat)"

-Dr. Jennifer Havens, Professor, College of Medicine, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, University of Kentucky

“HCV in Louisiana Corrections:  A Model for National Elimination"

-Dr. Risha Irvin, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, John Hopkins University

“HIV, HCV and Related Comorbidities in Rural Communities Affected by Opioid Injection Drug Epidemics in the United States: Building Systems for Prevention, Treatment and Control”

-Dr. Todd M. Allen, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital