In memoriam Renaud Mahieux

In memoriam Renaud Mahieux

Dear colleagues, Dear friends, The HTLV field has lost a brilliant scientist, an exemplar of scientific mentoring, a builder of bridges in research, a wonderful colleague and a true friend, as we are mourning the loss of Renaud Mahieux. I am forwarding the...
Remembering Tom Waldmann

Remembering Tom Waldmann

Dear colleagues,   I am deeply saddened to have to let you know of the passing of our longtime colleague, mentor and friend, Thomas A. Waldmann, M.D., Chief Emeritus of the Lymphoid Malignancies Branch and NIH Distinguished Investigator.   The words...
HAM/TSP ICD code

HAM/TSP ICD code

Dear IRVA Members,  I hope this message finds you well. I am sure you recall this paragraph in our letter: Time to eradicate HTLV-1: an open letter to WHO  “…..Despite its distinct etiology and distinctive pattern there is no International...
Getting ready for #WorldHTLVDay2019

Getting ready for #WorldHTLVDay2019

November 10 will be the 2nd edition of ‘World HTLV Day’, launched in 2018 by IRVA to raise HTLV awareness worldwide. Considering HTLV-1 infection has still not been recognized as “neglected disease”, we need this 2019 edition to be...
IRVA elections 2021

IRVA elections 2021

UPDATE: online elections running from Aug 10- Sep 15 through the secure online platform ElectionRunner. All IRVA members should have received an email with a personalized ballot with unique Voter ID and Voter Key (please check your Spam/Unwanted mail box!). Dear...
Getting ready for #WorldHTLVDay2019

An overview of #WorldHTLVDay2019

In summary, #HTLV and #WorldHTLVDay have gained momentum in the mainstream press and on social media, as you can deduce from the following numbers: Counting Twitter, Instagram and Facebook posts with these hashtags, >300,000 impressions were counted in the last...