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Open AIDS Clinical Trials in the Los Angeles Area

Spring 2001

Note: The AT LAST study has officially been canceled. Details about this process will be published in the next issue of Women Alive newsletter.

UCLA -- 310.206.6414

OI Therapies (UCLA)

Ganciclovir implant + oral ganciclovir vs. cidofovir for CMV retinitis.

Fluconazole for oral candida; chronic vs. episodic treatment.

For Women (UCLA)

Phase III study of Accutane (oral isotrention) vs. observation for low-grade cervical dysplasia. 310.206.6414.

For Pregnant Women (UCLA)

Study 321: Phase I, safety, tolerance and pharmacokinetics of Abacavir (Ziagen) with standard AZT therapy in newborns of HIV infected women.

Study 326: Phase I & II -- all babies will get AZT. Most babies will get a vaccine that might help them fight off HIV.

Study 331: to decide the best dose of AZT for premature infants exposed to HIV.

USC -- 213.343.8324

Llame al 213.740.0299

A wide variety of clinical studies are open to women, including trials with antivirals and protease inhibitors. Also those looking to prevent and treat opportunistic infections.

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Acute Infection

If you think you might have a recent exposure to HIV, give us a call -- 213.351.8195 ext.8175.

HIV+ Women Needed

Women ages 18-50 are needed for a study to measure the effects of testosterone replacement on body weight, and muscle mass. Incentive payments provided. Call: 310.222.8152.

Drug Resistance Testing

A study of a test that may determine sensitivity to antiretroviral treatment. It's open to women and men. Call Corie at 310.358.2429. Para informacion en espanol, llame 310.360.3876.

Pain or Numbness

A 5-week study to see if gabapentin works for neuropathy. Everyone will receive medication. 310.358.2429.

World Wide Trial

Evaluation of ABT-378/ritonavir, a new protease inhibitor. This study is in the early phases. 1.800.313.2130.

Donate Your Brain

A project to study the effects of HIV on the brain. You must donate your brain after your death. 800.791.4966.

PMPA

Phase II, double blind, placebo controlled. PMPA is a new antiretroviral drug being studied. Participants have an 85% chance of receiving drug. 310.358.2429.

1.800.TRIALS-A


HIV+ Volunteers Needed For Research

Study involves only one brief office visit.

ARA is conducting a study of the OraQuick HIV test.

THIS STUDY DOES NOT INVOLVE A DRUG.

The study involves only one clinic visit that consists of a single blood draw, a single oral specimen and finger stick, and a 15-minute, confidential interview. Volunteers will receive $30 compensation for their inconvenience.

Requirements

  • HIV+, 18 - 65 years old.

  • T-cell count that has never dropped below 200.

  • No history of opportunistic infections.
Call 310.358.2429





  
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