World AIDS Day
Early diagnosis of HIV is important as it allows  quicker linkage to care and antiretroviral treatment. Still 1 in 2 people living with HIV are diagnosed late.
Read the latest HIV/AIDS surveillance data in Europe from WHO and ECDC 
Vacant position as Postdoctoral Statistician at Oxford University
Professor Lars Fugger (Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation) and Professor Gil McVean (Oxford Big Data Institute) at the University of Oxford, are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral statistician. The successful candidate will be developing novel approaches for the analysis of multi-dimensional, healthcare-relevant phenotypes from population-based cohorts such as the UK Biobank.
Apply here  
European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week 2017: Tackling late diagnosis
Read the WHO top story on the European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week. 
Early detection is key in the prevention and treatment of HIV and hepatitis B and C. In most countries in the Region, HIV testing services for those at risk are inadequate, and access to HIV and viral hepatitis prevention, treatment and care services is limited. WHO therefore recommends that countries prioritize, fund and support an acceptable level of services

Read the full story on the WHO website 
Open Data: Fantastic idea or bureaucratic nightmare?
In this article on gains and challenges in "open data" on Professor Jens Lundgren talks about the use of open data in PERSIMUNE Datawarehouse.
MISP - Talks: The new horizon in biomedicine
Join the MISP - Talks: The new horizon in biomedicine 
8 December 2017 16-19 
Jerne Auditorium in Mærsk Tower
The Panum Institute

Open to all, scientists and general public.
The MISP talks are a series of forward looking talks on precision
medicine and the emerging new science frontiers and technologies,
presented by leading international experts.

Please find full programme and register for the event here 
EACS Guidelines 9.0
In relation to the recent EACS conference in Milan, Version 9.0 of the EACS Guidelines was launched. The massive work in reviewing and updating the EACS Guidelines is led by Prof Manuel Battegay with the support of Dr. Lene Ryom from CHIP.
The guidelines are an essential tool for clinicians assisting their work in the fast evolving field of HIV treatment. Version 9.0 of the Guidelines includes revisions to the sections on antiretroviral treatment, co-morbidities, opportunistic infections and Hepatitis C.

Read more about the latest updates and the work around the EACS Guidelines here
Find the latest version of the EACS Guidelines here

Open access to data - it's not that simple
To elucidate the advantages and challenges of open data in science, the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF) conducted a survey among its researchers on open access to data. The report include a section on the PERSIMUNE Datawarehouse. 
The results are presented here.  
Winner of the oral presentation competition at the Danish Transplantation Society
The Danish Transplantation Society held its annual meeting on Wednesday 25th of October 2017. Among the highlights of the scientific program is the oral presentation competition which awards the best presentation with a grant of 10,000 DKK for a conference or research activities. This year, the prize went to Neval Ete Wareham who is an MD and PhD student in PERSIMUNE, working primarily with the MATCH programme. Neval presented the results of the CLASS study, which is the first validated method to reliably classify underlying cause of death in transplant recipients.
Congratulations to Neval. 
EACS 2017
16th European AIDS Conference 25-27 October 2017, Milan, Italy

CHIP is represented with 7 presentations at EACS 2017, 2 oral presentations and 5 poster presentations

Please find all presentations HERE 
Available positions at CHIP
CHIP is looking to fill a position as Post Doc in biostatistics and is also hiring a student for our IT department. Read more about the positions HERE 
ID WEEK 2017 - San Diego 4-8 October 2017
CHIP will be represented at IDWEEK 2017 with 8 presentations. 
1 oral presentation and 7 poster presentations.

See all presentations here 
Launch of the Joint Action - INTEGRATE
19t September the Joint Action on integrating prevention, testing and link to care strategies across HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and STIs in Europe - INTEGRATE - will be launched.

INTEGRATE is funded by the 3rd EU Health Programme and will run over three years (September 2017-August 2020)

The main objective of INTEGRATE is to integrate early diagnosis and linkage to prevention and care of HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and STIs in EU member states by 2020.

Press Release from the European Commission

Read mroe about the Joint Action INTEGRATE here

For more information follow INTEGRATE on Facebook and Twitter

New EU project

CHIP will be the coordinator for the new EU funded Joint Action INTEGRATE. The launch of INTEGRATE will happen in Brussels 19 September 2017 where the EU commissioner for Food and Health will participate.
Read more here

CHIP Newsletter August 2017

Read the CHIP newsletter with the latest news and updates here

Available position as PhD student at CHIP

CHIP has an available position as a full-time PhD student for the newly formed multi-cohort collaboration RESPOND.
RESPOND is aiming at investigating effects of HIV, viral hepatitis co-infection, adverse drug effects and comorbidities on morbidity and mortality outcomes among people living with HIV.

Read more about the position and apply here

Deadline for application 31st August 2017 
CHIP Newsletter!

Henceforth, CHIP will release newsletters on our homepage with regular intervals. Please find the first newsletter from May 2017 here! We hope you enjoy the read. 

CROI 2017

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 13-16 February 2017

CHIP was represented with 7 presentations, 2 oral presentations, 1 themed discussion and 4 posters

Please find all presentations here

Press article on recent EuroSIDA findings
EuroSIDA study finds that new cancer rates climb with age in HIV patients, but age impact differs by cancer type. Read the press article in HIV Treatment Alerts HERE. (Article 3, page 9)

The press review is based on this EuroSIDA publication from 2016:

Infection-related and -unrelated malignancies, HIV and the aging population. abstract

CROI 2017 Webcast of press conference on D:A:D study results

Please find link below for webcast on the press conference on D:A:D study results presented at CROI 2017.

Webcast of press conference

Please find link for both D:AD presentations at CROI 2017 below:

Association between Cardiovascular Disease & Contemporarily Used Protease Inhibitors. 
presented by Lene Ryom on behalf of the D:A:D. study

Cessation of cigarette smoking and the impact on cancer incidence in the D:A:D Study. presented by Leah Shepherd on behalf of the D:A:D study 

PERSIMUNE Immunologic Colloquium 15 March 2017
The next Immunologic Colloquium will be 15 March 15.30-16.30
Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet (8632)
Library room 3rd floor

Jens Lundgren receives the 2017 Hagedorn Prize
Jens Lundgren receives the 2017 Hagedorn Prize from Novo Nordisk Fonden for his pioneering and internationally recognized research on treatment for people living with HIV.

Press release

Novo Nordisk Fonden website (English) 
Two-day course on Introduction to Cost-Effectivenes Analysis

A short 2-day course 28 -29 September 2017  on Introduction to Cost-effectiveness Analysis for Infectious Diseases. Read more about the course here

EACS online course on Clinical Management of HIV

6 week online course on Clinical Management of HIV.
Special moderated period 1 May - 9 June 2017.
Sign up today! 

PERSIMUNE Immunologic Colloquium 17 May 2017

The next immunologic colloquium will take place 17th May 2017, 15.30-16.30

Library room 3rd floor. Epidemiklinikken 8632

Please find agenda for the colloquium here

CHIP Newsletter!

Henceforth, CHIP will release newsletters on our homepage with regular intervals. Please find the first newsletter from May 2017 here! We hope you enjoy the read. 

PERSIMUNE Immunologic Colloquium 21 June 2017

The next Immunologic Colloquium will take place 21 June, 15.30-17.30
Department of Infectious Diseases 8632, Library room 3rd floor

Please find agenda here

Free PrEP training

Monday 12th June EACS launches a new online course on PrEP.

The online course offers an introduction to the basic principles of PrEP, the studies supporting the use of PrEP, and clinical considerations related to PrEP treatment such as prescription, monitoring and adherence. The course will also include a module on PrEP implementation; how to engage community and key stakeholders, implementation experiences from France and the UK, and finally which future impact PrEP can have on the HIV epidemic.

Sign up today at the

EACS website

Want to know more:

Contact the course coordinators at: