Conference Highlights of the 16th International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and Related Retroviruses, 26-30 June 2013, Montreal, Canada

Benoit Barbeau, John Hiscott, Ali Bazarbachi, Edgar Carvalho, Kathryn Jones, Fabiola Martin, Masao Matsuoka, Edward L. Murphy, Lee Ratner, William M. Switzer, Toshiki Watanabe

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Abstract

The 16th International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and Related Retroviruses was held in Montreal, Québec from June 26th to June 30th, 2013 and was therefore hosted by a Canadian city for the first time. The major topic of the meeting was human T-lymphotropic viruses (HTLVs) and was covered through distinct oral and poster presentation sessions: clinical research, animal models, immunology, molecular and cellular biology, human endogenous and emerging exogenous retroviruses and virology. In this review, highlights of the meeting are provided by different experts for each of these research areas.

Original languageEnglish
Article number19
JournalRetrovirology
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 24 2014

Keywords

  • Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
  • BLV
  • Foamy virus
  • HTLV-1
  • HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis
  • HTLV-2

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