Héctor Julio Pérez

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BACKGROUND Diagnosis of primary HIV infection (PHI) has important clinical and public health implications. HAART initiation at this stage remains controversial. METHODS Our objective was to identify predictors of disease progression among Argentinean seroconverters during the first year of infection, within a multicentre registry of PHI-patients diagnosed(More)
BACKGROUND Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte (CTL) response drives the evolution of HIV-1 at a host-level by selecting HLA-restricted escape mutations. Dissecting the dynamics of these escape mutations at a population-level would help to understand how HLA-mediated selection drives the evolution of HIV-1. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We undertook a study of the(More)
INTRODUCTION The Argentinean AIDS Program estimates that 110,000 persons are living with HIV/AIDS in Argentina. Of those, approximately 40% are unaware of their status, and 30% are diagnosed in advanced stages of immunosuppression. Though studies show that universal HIV screening is cost-effective in settings with HIV prevalence greater than 0.1%, in(More)
The consolidation of digital technology is transforming the nature of whole genres in our culture. In the field of the arts, there has been a dramatic overlapping of areas that seemed completely delimited only a few years ago. As a result, in addressing the issue explored in this article, I must necessarily turn to two seemingly conflicting cultural(More)
INTRODUCTION Due to its good tolerability, favourable cardiovascular risk-profile, low-pill burden and cost, nevirapine-based regimens are an attractive simplification strategy for patients with suppressed viral load (VL). However, current guidelines recommend caution if nevirapine (NVP) is prescribed in males and females with CD4 counts above 400 or 250(More)
permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Tuberculosis (TB) is the second leading cause of mortality associated with infectious diseases globally and the leading cause of death among people living with HIV. In 2010, there were an estimated nine million people with TB Á a third of(More)
  • Pia Maria Lindman, Maria Lindman, +14 authors Hector Perez
  • 2012
in which the steam is provided by water thrown on hot stones. Visiting Professor 2 Sauna, [Finn]: a Finnish steam bath in which the steam is provided by water thrown on hot stones. A Finnish proverb says that the sauna is the most democratic space in the world. Here, we dismantle our vestments of social status and relax in a distinct social space where(More)
Posters have become an essential tool for dissemination of study findings at medical meetings. By presenting a quick snapshot, posters can be an effective means of communicating the main findings of the research quickly and of stimulating rewarding exchanges with the people in attendance. Success depends on catching and holding the attention of passing(More)
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