UW Research

AIDS Clinical Trials Unit



The mission of the AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is to:

  • Conduct clinical research in order to answer questions about how HIV works and affects the immune system.
  • Study the natural history of HIV/AIDS and its associated complications over time.
  • Help develop new treatments for HIV/AIDS.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of treatments already available for both short term and long term use.
  • Educate communities in the Northwest about the need for clinical trials in all populations.
  • Provide equal access to all those who wish to participate, including minorities, women and injection drug users.

Funding Information

National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) 2007-2013

Reporting Structure

King Holmes, Director of the Center for AIDS and STD
Wes Van Voorhis, Head of Division of AID

Related UW Entities

School of Medicine: Department of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, Department of Neurology
School of Pharmacy