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Vacant position as Research Associate/Statistician
The Centre for Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Modelling and Evaluation (CREME), within the Institute for Global Health, are seeking to appoint a Medical Statistician/Research Associate with a passion and interest in applying statistical methods to clinically relevant questions and helping with interpretation of complex statistical analyses.  The Group contains a large number of statisticians and epidemiologists working on the design and analysis of studies in HIV infection and other infectious diseases. 

Please find job description and apply here

Deadline for application: 12 March 2018


  
PhD defence Camilla Hatleberg
Camilla Hatleberg will be defending her PhD Thesis on "Cardiovascular disease in HIV-positive persons: Changes and differences in mortality, -interventions and risk factors; the D:A:D Study"
28th February at 14:00 at Nielsine Nielsen auditoriet in the Mærsk Tower Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Copenhagen

Find more information here 
PhD defense: Quality of HIV-Care and Management
Kamilla Grønborg Laut will be defending her PhD Thesis on "Quality of HIV-Care and Management - benchmarking and regional differences across Europe"
1 February at 13:00 -16:00 at Nielsine Nielsen auditoriet in the Mærsk Tower Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Copenhagen
Find more information here

  
New Publication on Airflow limitation in people living with HIV
Andreas Ronit and colleagues report findings of airflow limitation in HIV positive and HIV negative populations and identify prior immunodeficiency as a putative risk factor for excess impairment in HIV positive patients. This study represents the largest HIV spirometry study to date.Future studies will focus on specific biological processes related to immune impairment explaining this excess risk. Read publication here

  
Andrew Amato on HIV and vulnerable populations

Andrew Amato, Head of Disease Programme HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Viral Hepatitis, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) will give a short talk on ’HIV and vulnerable populations’,
at CHIP, Øster Allé 56, 5th floor, DK-2100 Copenhagen O,
Thursday 1 Februar 2018 at 10.30-11.00h am. 
Free admission, but due to limited space, please sign up at: chip.rigshospitalet@regionh.dk

 
Wall of fame PERSIMUNE Data Warehouse
Acknowledgement of the huge work done in relation to the establishment of the PERSIMUNE Datawarehouse
See the Wall of Fame for the PERSIMUNE Data Warehouse





  
Review of HLA variation and disease
Professor Lars Fugger, PERSIMUNE Rigshospitalet, University of Oxford, recently reviewed his long-term research interest in the tissue type system HLA in Nature Review Immunology. The review pinpoints yet to be engaged avenues of research opportunities; potentially to be exploited using the PERSIMUNE datawarehouse. 
Read the review here 
Precision medicine and bioinformatics with 320 mph: When data sharing increases the understanding of
Read this article from the Danish National Research Foundation on the scientific MISP Camp, data sharing and the national strategy for precision medicine.

Article 
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

  
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