Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference

The breadth of Burnet Institute research will be showcased at the 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine, in Perth from 17 to 19 September.

Held in conjunction with the 2019 Australasian Sexual Health Conference, the Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference is the premier HIV Conference in Australia and the Asia and Pacific region.

Burnet will be represented at the conference by:

  • Professor Gilda Tachedjian: Vaginal microbiome and HIV-1 susceptibility

  • Jason Asselin: Trends in late diagnosis of HIV among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBM) in Melbourne, Australia

  • Michael Treager: Latent class analysis of attitudes towards STIs and STIO risk among gay and bisexual men using PrEP

  • David Leitinger: Implications of HIV self-testing for frequent STI testing among Australian gay and bisexual and other men who have sex with men: Results from a cross-sectional survey

  • Chad Hughes: Critical Concerns for HIV Treatment & Care in Papua New Guinea - A Call to Action

  • Dr Kathleen Ryan: Reasons and predictors of PrEP cessation or interruption among Victorian, South Australian and Tasmanian PrEPX Study participants

For more details go to the official Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference website.

Date & Time

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 – Thursday, 19 September, 2019


Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
21 Mounts Bay Road
Perth, WA 6000

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Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Professor Gilda Tachedjian

Head of Life Sciences; Head of Tachedjian Laboratory (Retroviral Biology and Antivirals)