HIV Controllers

 

  • Principal Investigator(s): Bruce Walker
  • Study Contact: Edward DeMers, (857) 268-7058, edemers2@partners.org
  • Description of Subjects: HIV positive, HIV-RNA <2000 cop/ml, off cART
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Domestic
  • Enrollment Period: 2005 - ongoing
  • Current Accrued Enrollment: 1400 participants since 2010 maintaining a viral load below 2,000 copies/mL in absence of antiretroviral therapy
  • Enrollment Goal: 1000
  • Key Exclusion and Inclusion Criteria: Inclusion HIV-RNA < 2000 copies x 3 determinations over > 12 months. Exclusion current cART
  • Available Biological Specimens and Data: Yes, plasma, DNA, PBMC and B cell lines 
  • How to Request Accessedemers2@partners.org
  • Mechanism for Requesting Samples
  • Link to Cohort Website: http://hivcontrollers.org/hivcontrollers/
  • Data Description: In 2010, primary and secondary analysis was completed of the genome wide association study and published in Science and Human Molecular Genetics.