The NIAID HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks have been designed to address NIAID’s five HIV/AIDS scientific priorities.
The Networks inlcude:
- AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG)
- HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)
- HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN)
- International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT)
- Microbicide Trials Network (MTN)
- Contact information for each Network can be found on their sites
NIAID’s five HIV/AIDS scientific priorities are:
- Therapeutics for HIV/AIDS and HIV-associated infections in adults (including HIV cure, as well as co-occurring noninfectious and infectious diseases, including hepatitis and tuberculosis) (ACTG)
- HIV/AIDS and HIV-associated infections in children and mothers (IMPAACT)
- Integrated strategies to prevent HIV infection (HPTN)
- Vaccines to prevent HIV infection (HVTN)
- Microbicides to prevent HIV infection (MTN)
Each network holds two to three large meetings per year.