7th Symposium

Oral communications session 2
Oral Communications


Benedetta Milanini, Ph.D.

Institute of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

Dr. Milanini has a broad background in cognitive neuroscience, with specific training and experience in the clinical manifestation of different neurodegenerative disorders. The doctoral training provided her with the necessary competence to transfer her expertise in clinical neuropsychology to the field of HIV. The main research is related to understanding and better characterizing cognitive impairment in the context of HIV.

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Psychiatric Symptom Burden in elders with HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders

Scott Letendre, M.D.

University of California. San Diego, USA

Scott Letendre, M.D., is Professor of Medicine in Residence in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and, following his residency in internal medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, he completed fellowships in Infectious Disease Medicine at Duke University and in Neurologic HIV Research at UCSD. At UCSD, Dr. Letendre performs translational, patient-oriented research of the central nervous system complications of chronic infections, including HIV, HCV, and CMV. As part of a multidisciplinary research team, he conducts treatment trials of neurocognitively impaired individuals and analyzes their response to therapy as well as studies of the pharmacokinetics of antiretrovirals, the effect of comorbidities, and biomarker correlates of disease. Dr. Letendre is also an investigator in the UCSD unit of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group.

He participates in several international research projects, including projects based in China, India, Zambia, and Romania. Dr

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A Potentially Bidirectional Relationship Between CSF HIV and Depression

Mª Isabel González-Tomé, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital 12 de Octubre. Madrid, Spain.

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Antiretroviral Impact on Neurocognitive and Sleep Profile in HIV-Infected Children. NeuroCoRISpeS cohort

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Neuropsychiatric Alterations in Patients.

Cesar A. Alfonso, M.D.

Columbia University. New York, USA.

César A. Alfonso, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, Adjunct Professor at the University of Indonesia, and Visiting Professor at Prince of Songkla University in Thailand, and at the National University of Malaysia. He serves as Editor of Psychodynamic Psychiatry. He served as Chair of the Psychotherapy Section of the World Psychiatric Association in 2017-2023 and is the current President of the World Federation for Psychotherapy (2023-2026).

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Complexities of Psychiatric Care for Individuals with HIV Infection and Co Morbid Vision Loss - Practical Recommendations for Clinical Management