Raymond S. Koff, M.D.
Dr. Koff is Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and attending physician, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
During the last three years, Dr. Koff has received grant/research support from Schering-Plough, GlaxoSmithKline and Roche. He has been a consultant to GlaxoSmithKline and has also served on the Speakers' Bureau for Roche and Schering-Plough.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the rationale for attempts to develop a HCV vaccine
- Discuss the heterogeneity of HCV and likely mechanisms of viral persistence
- Define the obstacles to HCV vaccine development.