Activists Launch New Survey to Help Speed HIV Cure Research
December 6, 2011
A coalition of HIV advocacy groups are calling on all people with HIV to take 10 minutes to complete a survey they hope will help speed the pace of HIV cure research.
At issue are the kinds of risks that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow in early phase clinical studies of promising treatments to either eradicate HIV from the body or to help the immune system better control the virus without the need for antiretroviral drugs.
"There are complex considerations in the FDA's regulation of early studies that might carry certain health risks, especially if those studies are designed more to move the science forward than to achieve an immediate cure in the individual," said David Evans, director of research advocacy for Project Inform in San Francisco.View Full Article
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