Fostering cognitive and mental health in people aging and living with HIV while prioritizing the community and lived experience perspectives

The symposium will include an overview of cognitive and mental health issues in people aging and living with HIV structured in 5 parts: 1. Overview of NeuroHIV health, current and future treatments. 2. Overview of mental health, interventions and treatments. 3. Cognitive health Interventions for people aging and living with HIV. 4. Perspectives from lower to middle-income countries on cognitive aging in people ageing and living with HIV. 5. Panel including community representatives and people with lived experience with selected questions and then QA from the audience. The cost of this symposium has been funded by the Queensland Positive People, Prof. Sean Rourke from the University of Toronto, A/Prof. Lucette Cysique from the University of New South Wales, Professor Amy Mullens from the University of Southern Queensland, Gilead, and ViiV. The symposium was also possible through the in-kind support of the National Association of People With HIV Australia (NAPWHA), Prof. Bruce Brew and the Peter Duncan Neuroscience Unit at St. Vincent's Applied Medical Research Centre, Positive Life NSW, NATAP, The HIV+ Aging Research Project | Palm Springs and St. Michael's Hospital Toronto MAP centre.

22 July 2023
Chairs

Lucette Cysique

The University of New South Wales

Amy Mullens

University of Southern Queensland

John Rule

John Rule

National Association of People with HIV Australia

Speakers

Lucette Cysique

The University of New South Wales

Amy Mullens

University of Southern Queensland

John Rule

John Rule

National Association of People with HIV Australia

Introduction
Bruce Brew

Bruce Brew

St Vincents Hospital

Overview of Neurocognitive health in aging and living people with HIV, current and future treatments for brain health
Karl Goodkin

Karl Goodkin

46-Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians

Overview of mental health in people aging and living with HIV, interventions and treatments

David Moore

University of California San Diego

Interventions with focus on cognitive health for people aging and living with HIV

Pui Li Wong

Universiti Malaya

Perspectives from lower to middle-income countries on cognitive aging in people aging and living with HIV
John Rule

John Rule

National Association of People with HIV Australia

Jane Costello

Jane Costello

Positive Life NSW

Jules Levin

Jules Levin

NATAP

Priscilla Njeri

Priscilla Njeri

Positive Lives NSW

Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor

HIV + Aging Research Project - Palm Springs

Q&A