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Issue No. 45 | October 19, 2012

News and Features

NIAID Scientists Present Research at IDWeek 2012

IDWeek 2012, the first combined meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS), convened this Wednesday, October 17, in San Diego. The meeting, which concludes on Sunday, October 21, is featuring the latest science and approaches in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, across the lifespan.

The NIAID IDWeek tipsheet provides links to selected scheduled symposia and presentations that will include research updates by scientists working at, partnering with, or funded by NIAID.

AIDSinfo Updates HIV/AIDS Glossary App

We recently updated our glossary app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to include all the terms found in the AIDSinfo 7th edition Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms. The app provides on-the-go access to definitions for more than 700 HIV/AIDS-related terms in English and Spanish. The app also includes an audio feature that provides users with the pronunciation for each glossary term.

Visit the Apple iTunes store to download the updated app today!