University of California, San Francisco Logo

University of California, San Francisco | About UCSF | Search UCSF | UCSF Medical Center

Home > Grand Rounds > HIV and Aging
HIV and Aging: A Paradigm Shift in the Management of HIV Disease
greyline
transparent gif
transparent gif
Peter Hunt
Back to CME Grand Rounds
Description
Presenter: Peter Hunt, MD
Video ClipWatch the Presentation Real Icon View in Real
SlidesView Slides Without Audio
Description

In this presentation, Dr. Hunt addresses conditions typically associated with aging that are common in HIV patients in the current ART era. The presentation covers cardiovascular disease, malignancies, neurocognitive dysfunction, and osteoporosis. Dr. Hunt concludes with a discussion of the causes and consequences of chronic inflammation related to HIV, summarizing research findings and describing major unanswered questions related to immunosenescense in HIV-infected patients.

Presenter: Peter Hunt, MD

Peter Hunt is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the HIV/AIDS division at the University of California San Francisco. His primary research focus is on the inflammatory consequences of HIV infection. His clinic-based translational research program seeks to understand the determinants of persistent immune activation both in the presence and the absence of antiretroviral therapy, and to assess the impact of immune activation on clinical outcomes. He also collaborates extensively with a multi-disciplinary team of investigators to assess the role of HIV-associated inflammation in non-AIDS-associated morbidities (i.e., cardiovascular disease) and conducts pilot clinical trials of novel immune-based interventions designed to decrease immune activation.