NIAID is always seeking healthy and patient volunteers who can help us advance medical research, ease human suffering, and save lives. NIAID conducts clinical studies in a safe and confidential environment, and volunteers may be compensated for their time.
I have been very impressed with the care and compassion of the VRC clinical staff. They take the time and energy to get to know the volunteers on a personal level, so that when I walk through their door, it is a welcoming environment. Read more from Lara Miller
This trial for me is really a commitment to my belief in the cause of what clinical research and an HIV vaccine offer to my community. There still is a profound sense of giving when you can, how you can, to solve what you can, and being a part of the HVTN 505 trial was a way for me to live out that mantra. Read more from Matt Rose.
I think there is still a need for greater awareness, understanding, and education about HIV vaccine research. I think a vaccine is the only solution to this crisis that affects us all. Read more from Socrates Trujillo.
I joined [the VRC} Community Advisory Board and enrolled in a number of VRC vaccine studies. Ultimately, I want to do all I can to raise awareness in the community about HIV/AIDS and help those infected with the virus get the support they need. Read more from Zenovia Wright.
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Last Updated November 05, 2015