Conference Presentations

Oral Presentations

2017

Apr 19-23 2017  International Liver Congress (Amsterdam,Netherlands)

  • Are DAAs reducing the barrier for Hive Co-infected and people who inject drugs? A population based cohort study
  • The impact of sustained virological respnse on long term risk of decompensated cirrhosis: The BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort

Apr 6-9 2017 Canadian Association for HIV research (Montreal,QU)

  • Factors determining HIV Risk among HCV infected individuals: The British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort (BCHTC)
  • Shift in disparities in Hepatitis C treatment from interferon to DAA era: A population-based cohort study
  • Role of opoid substitution therapy and mental health counseling in preventing hepatitis C reinfection
  • A syndemic Approach to Assess the Effect of substance use and Social Disparities on the evolution of HIV/HCV infections in British Columbia
  • The impact of sustained viroogical response to HCV on long term risk of decompensated cirrhosis: The BC Hepatitis Testers C

2016

Dec 6-8th, 2016 Canadian Immunization Conference (Ottawa)

  • Non-influenza Respiratory Virus (NIRV) Detections in a Sentinel Surveillance Platform, Canada 201-11 to 2017-15
  • Variable Effects of Repeat Vaccinations against Influenza (H3N2) Illness by Season 201-11 to 2014-15

Nov 11-15,2016 AASLD Annual Liver Meeting  (Boston, MA)

  • Impact of drug use and opioid  substitution therapy on hepatitis C reinfection   Presentation Link
  • Long-term effect of sustained virological response on hepatocellular carcinoma risk in Canadians with hepatitis C virus infection   View Poster

May 12-15, 2016 – Canadian Association for HIV Research (Winnipeg, MB)

  • The British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort
  • Timing of Hepatitis B and C Diagnosis Relative to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Diagnosis in the BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort (BC-HTC)

Mar 30 – Apr 2, 2016 AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference (Vancouver, BC)

  • Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Mortality Patterns in the British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort (BC-HTC)

2015

Nov, 17 2015 AASLD Annual Liver Meeting (San Francisco, CA)

  • Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Mortality Patterns in the British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort (BC-HTC)
  • Timing of Hepatitis B and C Diagnosis Relative to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Diagnosis in the BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort (BC-HTC)

May, 29 2015 Hepatology Update (Toronto, ON)

  • The Epidemiology of HCV in Canada

Apr, 28 2014 International Health Data Linkage Conference (Vancouver, BC)

  • British Columbia Hep C-HIV Testers Cohort: A Linkage to Monitor Hepatitis C-Related Outcomes

 

Poster Presentations

2017

Sept 6-8, 2017 International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INSHU) (New Jersery, USA)

  • Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Mortality attribution by birth cohort: British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort (BCHTC)

May 14-17, 2017 Harm Reduction Conference (Montreal,QU)

  • Hepatitis C treatment access to direct-acting antivirals among people who inject drugs and are on opioid substitution therapy

Apr 6-9th 2017 Canadian Association for HIV Research (Montreal,QU)

  • Hepatitis C re-clearance and lack of cross-genotype immunity in a large population cohort
  • Spatial and temporal trends of HIV and HCV diagnoses in British Columbia

Feb 13-16, 2017 Conference on Retrovirus and Opportunistic Infections (Seattle, WA)

  • Effects of OST and psychotherapy on HIV risk among HCV infected individuals
  • Risk profiles in mono infected TB patients and those co-infected with HCV and/or HIV

2016

Dec 6-8th, 2016 Canadian Immunization Conference (Ottawa)

  • Variable effects of Repeat Vaccination against Influenza b Illness by Season 2010-11 to 2014-15

Nov 11-15,2016 AASLD Annual Liver Meeting  (Boston, MA)

  • Role of primary T-cell immunodeficiency and Hepatitis B co-infection on spontaneous clearance of Hepatitis C: The BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort
  • Re-clearance of hepatitis C: Role of  previous clearance and reinfection with a heterologous genotype
  • Social disparities and co-evolution of HIV/HCV infections,mental disorders and substance use: the British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort
  • Impact of treatment induced vs spontaneous HCV clearance on the long term risk of hepatocellular carcinoma; BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort  View Poster

May 12-15, 2016 – Canadian Association for HIV Research (Winnipeg, MB)

  • Assessing Injection Drug Use from Diagnostic Codes in Administrative Healthcare Data: the British Columbia Hepatitis Testers Cohort

Feb, 26 2016 5th Canadian Symposium on HCV (Montréal, QC)

  • The BC Hepatitis Testers Cohort (BC-HTC): the population-level hepatitis C Cascade of Care, BC, Canada, 1992-2012

2015

Mar 2, 2015 Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (Banff, AB)

  • Hepatitis C Epidemiology in British Columbia to Inform Screening and Treatment Response