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Please join us on Tuesday, July 11th at 4:30 PM EST for a presentation by Dr. Kristen Marks of the Cornell University Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Marks will present:
“Treatment for HCV: New Tests, New Drugs, New Recommendations”
1. Explain the epidemiology of the hepatitis C virus (HCV)
2. Discuss laboratory testing and diagnosis of HCV infection
3. Design a therapeutic regimen and monitoring plan for the treatment of HCV
Dr. Marks received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) – Cornell. She focused her clinical training and research on HIV and hepatitis virus infections while completing Weill Cornell’s Master’s Degree in Clinical Investigation. She now cares for patients in New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s Hepatitis and HIV clinics and serves as an investigator in the Cornell Clinical Trials Unit and Center for Study of Hepatitis C. Her current research focuses on improving treatment outcomes in patients with HIV and hepatitis virus co-infections and includes studies of acute HCV as well as new treatment strategies for chronic HCV.