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Landon Myer, MD, PhD

Myer, Landon 2016_120Landon Myer is Professor and Head of the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics in the School of Public Health & Family Medicine at the University of Cape Town, where he also directs of the Centre for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology & Research. He has a background in social anthropology, clinical medicine and epidemiology. His research focuses on women's, maternal and child health in the context of HIV/AIDS, and includes clinical, behavioural and health systems studies, with a particular interest in the health of HIV-infected women receiving ART during pregnancy and postpartum, as well as the health and development of their children. 


Fan Lirsz_Fan Li 2015, MD, is a PhD student in China CDC. Her research work mainly on HIV-1 molecular epidemiology, the genetic origin and evolution of HIV-1 strains mainly prevailing in China and transmission bottleneck of HIV-1 and HCV. The research program she participated include the National key research program” Genetic variation of HIV strains prevailing in China”, the NSFC-NIH program “The HIV-1 and HCV transmission bottleneck in Chinese injection drug users” and the fourth nationwide HIV-1 molecular epidemiology in China. 



rsz_1polin_chanDr Po-Lin Chan is a medical doctor trained in obstetrics and gynaecology, tropical medicine as well as epidemiology. She has worked across a variety of health settings spanning Africa, South Asia and East Asia from delivering medical and surgical services to communities, managing hospitals to advising government on public health initiatives.  She served as Team Leader for HIV and STI at WHO in India advising on the establishment, scale-up and decentralisation of the comprehensive HIV and STI prevention, treatment and care programme. She is now the Senior Advisor for Hepatitis, HIV and STI in WHO China.




The program of the 6th International Workshop on HIV & Aging is currently being developed. Preliminary program can be downloaded here: PROGRAM