Long-Acting Next-Generation PrEP Agents to Prevent Infection with HIV

Martin H. Markowitz, MD
Staff Investigator and Clinical Director, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Aaron Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller University, New York, NY



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About the Presenter: Top of page

Martin Markowitz is a graduate of Stanford Medical School, and completed his postgraduate training in Hematology/Oncology at Cornell Medical College and Infectious Diseases at New York University. He has worked at the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center (ADARC) since 1992, where his research interests have included the pathogenesis and treatment of acute HIV-1 infection, the fitness and transmission of drug resistant HIV-1, and investigations of novel antiretroviral agents as well as pathogenesis-based interventional trials. More recently, research interests have expanded to understanding mechanisms and consequences of immune activation in HIV-infected and uninfected injection drug users and investigating novel approaches to using antiretroviral agents as prevention. Dr. Markowitz has co-authored over 140 peer-reviewed publications in medical journals, serves as a peer reviewer for a wide spectrum of journals and currently chairs the AIDS Research Review Committee for the National Institutes of Health and private funding institutions.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  1. Understand results of PrEP trials and current status of PrEP, including obstacles to use.
  2. Appreciate the challenges of preclinical development of novel PrEP agents.
  3. Be aware of preclinical and clinical data on long-acting next-generation PrEP agents.

CME Information:Top of page


This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on April 8, 2014 and will terminate April, 2017.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
  • Accreditation Statement: Top of page


    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure Statement: Top of page


    Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.
  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Markowitz (Presenter) had the following personal financial relationships in the preceding 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Research Support from Gilead, and GlaxoSmithKline; Advisor to Gilead, and Merck; Speaker for Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Gilead. Dr. Markowitz supported his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    This PRN web site does not have the capacity to score quizzes and permit the download of CME certificates. To obtain CME credit for this and other PRN programs, please visit the PRN Video Channel at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site http://www.ceitraining.org/prn-video/. PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly provide PRN enduring materials for CME at no cost to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for broadcast through the CEI. We thank the NYSDOH for making our CME programs available to a wider audience, and hope you will also browse the many other educational opportunities offered by the CEI.

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