SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Department of Medicine

Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Program

For Volunteers

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Open Studies

Studies for HIV-positive persons

Yu Blood Sample Study

Objective: To determine how to remove HIV from infected cells

To qualify for this study:

  • HIV-positive
  • At least 18 years old
  • HIV viral load less than 75
  • Currently taking HIV medications for more than 6 months
  • You will be asked to a blood draw that will be used for HIV-related research

Compensation:

  • $25.00

Duration of Study:

  • 1 visit to provide blood samples for this research

For more information contact: Trish at (317) 278-2945


REPRIEVE

Objective: To determine if a statin drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes in HIV-positive patients.

To qualify for this study:

  • HIV-positive
  • Have normal cholesterol levels
  • Not already taking cholesterol medications
  • 40 to 75 years old
  • On HIV mediciations for 6 months or longer
  • CD4 count at least 100

Compensation:

  • A total of $370 for completion of all study visits

Duration of Study:

  • 2-5 years

For more information, please ask about the "REPRIEVE" study. Call Trish at 317-278-2945


TANGO

Objective: To determine the effectiveness and safety of switching HIV treatment from a 3-drug combination using Descovy, Genvoya, or Odefsey to a new 2-drug tablet which combines dolutegravir and lamivudine

To qualify for this study:

  • HIV-positive
  • At least 18 years old
  • Already taking a combination of HIV medicines that includes tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), like Descovy, Genvoya, or Odefsey
  • HIV viral load less than 50

Compensation:

  •  $60 for each study visit, up to $720 for completing all study visits
  • Free HIV medication for those who switch their treatments to the new 2-drug combination

Duration of Study:

  • Up to 7 visits in the first year and 5 visits in the second year

 

Studies for Healthy Volunteers

Yu Blood Sample Study

Objective: To determine how to remove HIV from infected cells

To qualify for this study:

  • HIV-negative
  • At least 18 years old
  • Healthy with no major medical problems

Compensation:

  • $25

Duration of Study:

  • 1 visit to provide blood samples for this research

For more information: Call Trish at 317-278-2945.

 
 
 
 

Studies for persons with Genital Herpes

No current studies

 
 

Studies for persons with Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) or Genital Warts

No current studies
 
 

Vaccination Studies

No current studies

 

Studies for person with STD's

No current studies