Office of Research

International Clinical Research Center (ICRC)


The mission of the ICRC is to execute clinical research, expand international clinical trial capacity, and advance research for HIV and infectious disease interventions. The ICRC aims to conduct observational cohort studies and clinical trials related to HIV and other infectious diseases; develop efficient clinical operations, data management and analyses, and laboratory operations in support of the clinical research projects; build repositories of invaluable biologic specimens for scientific investigations for pathogenesis and prevention research related to HIV and other infectious diseases, and facilitate collaborations to optimally utilize the laboratory samples.

Core Services Offered

Clinical trials, study design and analysis, international research operations, and biological specimen repository. Open studies and projects include:
• Community-based HIV testing in Africa with linkages to HIV treatment and prevention
• Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a bridge to ART in couples
• PrEP implementation in African women at risk for HIV
• Reproductive health and HIV including hormonal contraception and HIV acquisition risk
• Virologic, immunologic, and genetic correlates of HIV transmission

Funding Information:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institutes of Health (including FIC, NIMH, NIDDK, NINR, NICHD, NIAID)

Reporting Structure:

King Holmes, Director, Center for AIDS and STD, Global Health, and Head, Infectious Diseases Harborview Medical Center

Related UW Entities:

Department of Global Health
School of Medicine
School of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology
UW Medicine Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Center Details

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Directors: Celum, Connie (Director)
br/>Baeten, Jared (Co-Director)
Location: 325 Ninth Avenue, 12th Floor
Ninth and Jefferson Building
Year Started: 2007
Administering College/School: School of Medicine
School of Public Health 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Global Health 
Faculty Involvement: 10