Scientific Areas of Research : AIDS Malignancies

AIDS Malignancies

(Scientific Working Group)

Enrique Mesri
Juan Carlos Ramos

Specific Aims

  1. Identify molecular, cellular and genetic mechanisms of viral oncogenesis and innate immunity contributing to the development of cancer in the context of HIV/AIDS.
  2. Develop and test new pathogenesis- based therapeutic approaches to treat and/or prevent AIDS-Malignancies.
  3. Study prevention, diagnosis and treatment of AIDS Malignancies in Special Populations and resource poor settings.
  4. Train AIDS malignancies researchers and to build research strength in AIDS/HIV-associated Malignancies in developing countries.


  • April 2015 Satellite HIV and Cancer Meeting (Argentina)
  • June 2015 18th KSHV International Workshop (Miami, FL)