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HIV/AIDS clinical trials at UCSD

50 in progress, 29 open to eligible people

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  • 2nd AC+: New Village Model

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study evaluates implementation of the Village Model to support older people living with HIV.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Aging People Living With HIV in Chronic Pain

    open to eligible people ages 50 years and up

    Chronic pain impacts a large proportion of aging people living with HIV (aPLWH) and involves factors directly related to HIV (neurotoxicity) and psychosocial co-morbidities common in aPLWH (i.e. social isolation and loneliness). The investigators hypothesize that novel interventions that acknowledge these psychosocial co-morbidities may improve the efficacy of chronic pain management and minimize the use of potentially dangerous medications. This grant proposes to adapt and pilot a pain psychotherapy approach using group acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in aPLWH with chronic pain.

    San Diego, California

  • Adolescent Master Protocol for Participants 18 Years of Age and Older (AMP Up)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) on young adults with perinatal HIV infection as they transition into adulthood. A group of perinatally HIV-exposed, -uninfected (PHEU) young adults from a similar sociodemographic background and age distribution will be enrolled for comparison.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • B-Enhancement of HBV Vaccination in Persons Living With HIV (BEe-HIVe): Evaluation of HEPLISAV-B

    open to eligible people ages 18-70

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate response to and safety of the HBV vaccine HEPLISAV-B in two study populations living with HIV: prior HBV vaccine recipients who are deemed non-responders and individuals who are naïve to HBV vaccination.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Cannabis Effects on Antiretroviral Therapy Pharmacokinetics and Neurotoxicity

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will address whether cannabis affects antiretroviral therapy (ART) drug concentrations, mood, and thinking. The project will have two phases. Phase 1 is an observational study, in which 120 people will be assessed to evaluate the effects of chronic cannabis use on ART drug concentrations, mood, and thinking. In Phase 2, the study will administer cannabis (or placebo) to 40 people to examine its acute effects on ART drug concentrations.

    San Diego, California

  • Clinical and Genomic Factors for Prognosis of AIDS Primary Effusion Lymphoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This research trial studies clinical factors and gene expression analysis for prognosis in tissue samples from patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related primary effusion lymphoma. Gathering health information over time and studying samples of tissue from patients in the laboratory may help doctors learn about the prognosis of patients with AIDS-related primary effusion lymphoma.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Collecting and Studying Tissue Samples From Patients With HIV-Associated Malignancies

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    RATIONALE: Collecting and studying tissue samples from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about changes that occur in DNA and identify biomarkers related to cancer.

    PURPOSE: This research trial studies collecting tissue samples from patients with HIV-related malignancies.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • DHFS for Medication Adherence Support During Hospital Admissions for Person Living With HIV

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study is a prospective single arm open label intervention study over 16 weeks using the DHFS and a telemedicine platform with persons living with HIV who are not virologically suppressed, admitted to UCSD Hillcrest Medical Center and initiating or restarting anti-retroviral therapy (ARVs). This proof of concept study will investigate the feasibility of using the DHFS in hospitalized individuals living with HIV to support ARV adherence. The Study intervention has an initiation phase of 2 weeks, a persistence phase of 14 weeks and a follow-up phase out to 48 weeks. Once study consent is obtained, the participant will receive a focused case navigation, psychiatric and substance abuse evaluation and will initiate digitized ARVs, either in hospital or at the AVRC within 14 days of hospital discharge, in collaboration with their providers. The study intervention will be considered to start from the point at which the DHFS is started. The study team will ensure the participants continue to utilize the DHFS both in hospital and after discharge. Following the 16 week intervention the study team will continue to follow participants to evaluate retention in care and viral suppression up to 48 weeks in collaboration with the outpatient care providers.

    San Diego, California

  • Digital Health Feedback System (DHFS) for Longitudinal Monitoring of ARVs Used in HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study uses an ingestion sensor and a wearable sensor (worn as a patch on the skin), which are new Proteus Digital Health (PDH) technologies approved by the FDA, to collect information about patients taking their Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medication for HIV prevention. The wearable sensor records information, which is uploaded wirelessly to a mobile device and then to a secure computer. Together the sensors and the mobile device transmitting the information to the study computer are called a digital health feedback system (DHFS), which gives healthcare providers information about when patients have taken their PrEP medication. The purpose of the study is to demonstrate that the DHFS is easy to use and acceptable to people taking PrEP; that patients will persist with its use; and that the system provides valid, accurate measures of adherence.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Digital Health Feedback System for Longitudinal Measurement of Medication Adherence During Anti-Retroviral (ARV)Therapy

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study uses an ingestion sensor and a wearable sensor (worn as a patch on the skin), which are new Proteus Digital Health (PDH) technologies approved by the FDA, to collect information about patients taking their ARV medications. The wearable sensor records information, which is uploaded wirelessly to a mobile device and then to a secure computer. Together the sensors and the mobile device transmitting the information to the study computer are called a digital health feedback system (DHFS), which gives healthcare providers information about when patients have taken their ARV medications. The purpose of the study is to demonstrate that the DHFS is easy to use and acceptable to the HIV patient population; that patients will persist with its use; and that the system provides valid, accurate measures of adherence.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Effect of Cannabis and Endocannabinoids on HIV Neuropathic Pain

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Acute cannabis administration is reported to alleviate HIV neuropathic pain (HIV-NP), but there is limited knowledge about the effects of cannabis constituents (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol/THC and cannabidiol/CBD), the consequences of long-term cannabis use, and the impact of cannabis on endocannabinoid (EC) function in people living with HIV- NP. Our objective is to address these three fundamental gaps in our knowledge by: 1) examining the acute effects of various CBD/THC products on HIV-NP, 2) utilizing a mHealth text messaging protocol, Individual Monitoring of Pain and Cannabis Taken (IMPACT) to monitor daily real-world cannabis use and changes in pain; and 3) studying the relationship between cannabinoids, EC biomarkers, and chronic neuropathic pain

    San Diego, California

  • Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide Switch Study for Transgender Individuals for HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) levels in transgender-identifying or gender non-binary individuals taking versus not taking gender affirming hormone therapy. Subjects who have previously taken F/TDF as PrEP will continue with a fixed dose combination of daily oral F/TAF substituting for F/TDF. Subjects will receive the iTAB text messaging adherence reminders to provide personalized, automated text messages to support and monitor adherence that will vary by participant choice until 12 weeks after switching medication. This study will enroll 60 individuals to take F/TAF as PrEP for 48 weeks.

    San Diego, California

  • Gene Therapy in Treating Patients With Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Related Lymphoma Receiving Stem Cell Transplant

    open to eligible people ages 19 years and up

    This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of gene therapy in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related lymphoma that did not respond to therapy or came back after an original response receiving stem cell transplant. In gene therapy, small stretches of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) called "anti-HIV genes" are introduced into the stem cells in the laboratory to make the gene therapy product used in this study. The type of anti-HIV genes and therapy in this study may make the patient's immune cells more resistant to HIV-1 and prevent new immune cells from getting infected with HIV-1.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • HOPE in Action Prospective Multicenter, Clinical Trial of Deceased HIVD+ Kidney Transplants for HIV+ Recipients

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary objective of this study is to determine if an HIV-infected deceased kidney donor (HIVD+) transplant is safe with regards to major transplant-related and HIV-related complications.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • HOPE in Action Trial of HIV+ Deceased Donor Liver Transplants for HIV+ Recipients

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The primary objective of this study is to determine if an HIV-infected donor liver (HIVD+) transplant is safe with regards to major transplant-related and HIV-related complications

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Ibrutinib, Rituximab, Etoposide, Prednisone, Vincristine Sulfate, Cyclophosphamide, and Doxorubicin Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With HIV-Positive Stage II-IV Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphomas

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies the side effect and best dose of ibrutinib in combination with rituximab, etoposide, prednisone, vincristine sulfate, cyclophosphamide, and doxorubicin hydrochloride in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive stage II-IV diffuse large B-cell lymphomas. Ibrutinib may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Monoclonal antibodies, such as rituximab, may interfere with the ability of cancer cells to grow and spread. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as etoposide, prednisone, vincristine sulfate, cyclophosphamide, and doxorubicin hydrochloride, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving ibrutinib and etoposide, prednisone, vincristine sulfate, cyclophosphamide, and doxorubicin hydrochloride may work better in treating patients with HIV-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphomas.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Impact of DAA Uptake in Controlling HCV Epidemic and Modeling Interventions for HCV Elimination Among HIV-infected Persons in San Diego

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    A retrospective and prospective study among people living with HIV (PLWH) that assesses hepatitis C (HCV) treatment uptake during periods before and after direct acting antivirals (DAA) introduction, and its impact on the HCV epidemic among PLWH.

    San Diego, California

  • Instacare - Rapid ART Initiation Among Persons With HIV and Out of Care

    open to eligible people ages 18-85

    This study aims to evaluate two ways to help people re-engage with healthcare. The first is to assess if providing HIV treatment on the first visit (or within 1 week) can help people re-engage with care and ultimately stay in care after 24 and 48 weeks. It will also assess the success of starting treatment immediately by measuring the HIV virus in people's bloodstream after 24 and 48 weeks. The second part of this study is to assess a new behavioral treatment called 60-Minutes-for-Health which aims to help people identify and overcome barriers to HIV care, to help with motivation maintaining in care, to help cope with negative feelings about HIV, and to help increase self-reliance in seeking healthcare amid other things that are happening in your life.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • iSTEP - an mHealth Physical Activity and Diet Intervention for Persons With HIV

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    HIV is associated with a pattern of neurocognitive deficits, metabolic dysfunction, and an elevated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), phenomena that remain untreated despite the use of medications to control the disease. This proposal will examine the effect of a personalized, automated, interactive mobile phone text message intervention (iSTEP) designed to increase moderate physical activity (PA), decrease sedentary behavior (SB), and promote a healthy Mediterranean-style diet (MedDiet) in persons living with HIV (PLWH). The investigators propose that participants who receive the iSTEP intervention will increase the amount of physical activity, improve their diet, show a reduction in risk factors for CVD, and exhibit improved neurocognitive performance.

    San Diego, California

  • Long-Acting Cabotegravir Plus VRC-HIVMAB075-00-AB (VRC07-523LS) for Viral Suppression in Adults Living With HIV-1

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and antiviral activity of long-acting cabotegravir (CAB LA) plus the broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibody,VRC-HIVMAB075-00-AB (VRC07-523LS), in adults living with HIV-1 with suppressed plasma viremia.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • More Options for Children and Adolescents (MOCHA): Oral and Long-Acting Injectable Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine in HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents

    open to eligible people ages 12-17

    The purpose of this study is to determine the dosage for oral and IM Cabotegravir LA and IM Rilpiverine LA and evaluate the safety, acceptability, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of oral and long-acting injectable cabotegravir and long-acting injectable rilpivirine in virologically suppressed HIV-infected children and adolescents.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With HIV Associated Relapsed or Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma or Solid Tumors That Are Metastatic or Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of nivolumab when given with ipilimumab in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated classical Hodgkin lymphoma that has returned after a period of improvement or does not respond to treatment, or solid tumors that have spread to other places in the body or cannot be removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as ipilimumab and nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Ipilimumab is an antibody that acts against a molecule called cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA-4). CTLA-4 controls a part of your immune system by shutting it down. Nivolumab is a type of antibody that is specific for human programmed cell death 1 (PD-1), a protein that is responsible for destruction of immune cells. Giving ipilimumab with nivolumab may work better in treating patients with HIV associated classical Hodgkin lymphoma or solid tumors compared to ipilimumab with nivolumab alone.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Endotypes and Impact on Phenotypes of People Living With HIV

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    The investigators seek to understand how the different underlying causes of OSA affect the way people living with HIV (PLWH) experience OSA. The investigators also want to understand how symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea improve with treatment, and if this too, is affected by the underlying cause of OSA in that individual

    San Diego, California

  • Pharmacokinetics of SAR441236

    open to eligible people ages 18-70

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and antiviral activity of SAR441236, a tri-specific broadly neutralizing antibody against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Phase II Trial of Tesamorelin for Cognition in Aging HIV-Infected Persons

    open to eligible people ages 40 years and up

    The aim of this study is to test whether tesamorelin, in combination with a text-messaging application to help with motivation and adherence, will significantly improve memory and thinking in HIV.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • The BRIDGES Project: Bridging Resources to Engage Women in Integrated HIV Care and Support Services

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The BRIDGES Project seeks to test a program intended to help women living with HIV who face specific barriers due to culture, gender, violence, trauma, adverse mental health, and substance use to be able to better access HIV care. This program was created and tried with women living with HIV, as previously studies have indicated that women with these experiences are less likely to have stable HIV care. The BRIDGES Project will use Peer Navigators, who are other women living with HIV who have had similar experiences and have been successful in accessing care, to help other women living with HIV to access HIV care and stay in HIV care. The BRIDGES Project will also provide support to women through group sessions co-facilitated by a licensed clinical therapist and Peer Navigator. Through participation in BRIDGES, women will: (1) build skills to cope with HIV care and treatment barriers (e.g., violence, trauma, adverse mental health, substance use); (2) be connected to HIV treatment and other support services (e.g., domestic violence, mental health, substance use); and (3) learn interpersonal skills to connect with support (e.g., service providers, peers, friends, family) when faced with new or ongoing barriers.

    San Diego, California

  • The LATITUDE Study: Long-Acting Therapy to Improve Treatment SUccess in Daily LifE

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy, safety, and durability of two different strategies to treat participants with a history of sub-optimal adherence and control of their HIV infection: long-acting (LA) antiretroviral therapy (ART) and all-oral standard of care (SOC).

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • The Pathogenesis of OSA in People Living With HIV

    open to eligible people ages 40-79

    The purpose of this study is to help us understand how HIV and/or Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) may predispose individuals to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The traditional risk factors for OSA are weight and age. However, people living with HIV on ART seem to have OSA even when they are thin and young. The study involves a detailed physiological sleep study and an MRI of the head and neck to understand the underlying cause of OSA in those with and without HIV.

    San Diego, California

  • Very Early Intensive Treatment of HIV-Infected Infants to Achieve HIV Remission

    open to all eligible people

    The study will explore the effects of early intensive antiretroviral therapy (ART) on achieving HIV remission (HIV RNA below the limit of detection of the assay) among HIV-infected infants.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Adolescent Master Protocol

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    The advances in treatment to prevent maternal HIV transmission to neonates have been groundbreaking. As a result, the number of new perinatally-infected children in the U.S. is now small. Subsequent improvements in the treatment of HIV-infected infants and children have been equally remarkable, ensuring that most previously infected American children have survived and are approaching adolescence. In addition, the number of HIV-infected adolescents worldwide is growing substantially in both resource-poor countries and in countries with increasing levels of health care. Therefore, there is a global cohort of children who have been living with HIV infection since birth who are aging into adolescence. Little is definitively known about the impact of HIV infection and its treatment on the maturation process in these children. AMP is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy on pre-adolescents and adolescents with perinatal HIV infection. Domains to be investigated include growth and sexual maturation, metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease, cardiac function, bone health, neurologic, neurodevelopment, language, hearing and behavioral function, and sexually transmitted infections (STI).

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Brentuximab Vedotin and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Stage II-IV HIV-Associated Hodgkin Lymphoma

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    This pilot phase I/II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of brentuximab vedotin when given together with combination chemotherapy and to see how well they work in treating patients with stage II-IV human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated Hodgkin lymphoma. Brentuximab vedotin is a monoclonal antibody, called brentuximab, linked to a chemotherapy drug called vedotin. Brentuximab attaches to CD30-positive cancer cells in a targeted way and delivers vedotin to kill them. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as doxorubicin hydrochloride, vinblastine sulfate, and dacarbazine, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Giving brentuximab vedotin together with combination chemotherapy may kill more cancer cells.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Cabozantinib S-Malate in Treating Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors and Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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    This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of cabozantinib s-malate in treating patients with solid tumors that have spread to other places in the body and usually cannot be cured or controlled with treatment and human immunodeficiency virus. Cabozantinib s-malate may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Cannabis Use, Cognition, and the Endocannabinoid System in HIV

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    Understanding how co-morbidities in persons with HIV (PWH) such as substance use affect risk-taking, decision-making, and other cognitive behaviors is important given implications for everyday functioning and transmission risk. The high prevalence of cannabis use in PWH, medicinally and recreationally, may indicate disease severity, impart therapeutic benefits, or adverse consequences. In fact, cannabis is recommended to those with HIV to alleviate nausea, improve appetite, relieve pain, and lift mood. To-date, the consequences of cannabis use in PWH remain unclear as do potential interactions with HIV treatments. In healthy participants, heavy cannabis use is associated with cognitive deficits e.g., risky decision-making, response disinhibition and inattention, but pro-cognitive effects in PWH may exist at mild use levels due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-excitotoxic properties. Furthermore, little has been done to determine the effects of cannabis use on the endocannabinoid (EC) system in general or in PWH. This study will determine the effects of the two primary cannabis constituents (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol [THC], cannabidiol [CBD]) vs. placebo on risky decision-making, response inhibition, reward learning, temporal perception, and motivation, plus EC and homovanillic acid (HVA; a surrogate for dopamine activity) levels in HIV+ and HIV- subjects. Participants with infrequent cannabis use will undergo baseline cognitive testing and biomarker assays with antiretrovirals (ART) use quantified. They will be randomized to a 5-day course of either THC, CBD, or placebo and return for follow-up testing and re-assaying of ECs and HVA levels.

  • Consent for Use of Stored Patient Specimens for Future Testing

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    The purpose of this study is to obtain informed consent to use stored human biological materials (HBM) (e.g., blood and other tissues) for future studies that may include genetic testing.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Early ART to Limit Infection and Establishment of Reservoir

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    The study is being done to: - start ART early in those recently or acutely infected with HIV-1 - see how starting ART as soon as the infection is found affects the amount of HIV-1 in blood and how well the body fights the HIV-1 infection - look at the amount of HIV-1 DNA (genetic material for HIV-1) seen in CD4+ T-cells (infection-fighting cells in blood) after 48 weeks of ART - see how early treatment for HIV affects the numbers of HIV-1 infection fighting cells (CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells) in blood

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Effects of Health Literacy and HCV Knowledge on HCV Treatment Willingness in HIV-coinfected Patients

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    A clinical observational study for patients with HIV co-infected with hepatitis C that investigates the levels of their health literacy, hepatitis C and HIV knowledge. Participants will complete a one-time assessment of these studied domains and categorized in three groups defined by their hepatitis C treatment referral status: not-referred, referred-attended, referred and no-show.

    San Diego, California

  • Evaluating the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of VRC01, VRC01LS, and VRC07-523LS, Potent Anti-HIV Neutralizing Monoclonal Antibodies, in HIV-1-Exposed Infants

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    The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and pharmacokinetics (PK) of three monoclonal antibodies, VRC01, VRC01LS, and VRC07-523LS, in HIV-exposed infants who are at increased risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Evaluating the Use of Pitavastatin to Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in HIV-Infected Adults

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    People infected with HIV are at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study will evaluate the use of pitavastatin to reduce the risk of CVD in adults infected with HIV who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART). The REPRIEVE trial consists of two parallel identical protocols: - REPRIEVE (A5332) is funded by the NHLBI, with additional infrastructure support provided by the NIAID, and is conducted in U.S and select international sites (approximately 120 sites in 11 countries). - REPRIEVE (EU5332) is co-sponsored by NEAT ID and MGH, and is conducted at 13 sites in Spain.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir Fixed-dose Combination Treatment for Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection

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    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of a fixed dose combination (FDC) of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (G/P) given for 4 weeks in acute hepatitis C (HCV)-infected participants, with or without HIV-1 coinfection.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Health Information for Infected Veterans

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    This is a study of study of My HealtheVet (MHV) use by Veterans diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and VA providers/staff who care for them. The investigators hope to learn and understand how MHV can improve the self-management of chronic conditions like HIV. First, the investigators will review Veteran medical records to look at the relationship between use of MHV and whether it has a positive or negative impact on the Veteran's management of HIV. Next, the investigators will interview participants to find out how MHV for self-management is used by Veterans and to find out why Veterans and providers choose to use (or not use) specific MHV tools. Lastly, the investigators will use the information found from the first two steps and create an intervention that will encourage non-MHV users to use the MHV tools that can help achieve health-related goals. Once the intervention has been developed,Veterans and providers will participate in a "cognitive walkthrough" to help the researchers test the intervention to see if it is usable, possible, and acceptable.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Linkage of Transgender Individuals to PrEP

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    CCTG 602 is a multisite demonstration project to evaluate the effectiveness of facilitated linkage to PrEP using a community-based transgender PrEP outreach worker (T-POWr) versus standard of care (SOC).

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • LinkPositively: A Technology-Delivered Peer Navigation and Social Networking Intervention to Improve HIV Care

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    Investigators will develop and pilot test a culturally tailored, trauma-informed smartphone app, called LinkPositively, for Black WLHA affected by interpersonal violence. Core components of LinkPositively include: a) Virtual Peer Navigation that includes phone and text check-ins and 4 weekly one-on-one video sessions to build skills to cope with barriers and navigate care; b) Social Networking platform to receive peer support; c) Educational and Self-care database with healthy living and self-care tips; d) GPS-enabled Resource Locator for HIV care and ancillary support service agencies; and e) ART self-monitoring and reminder system. The study will be conducted in 2 phases with corresponding aims. In Phase 1 (Aim 1), 4 focus groups with Black WLHA with experiences of interpersonal violence, one focus group with peer navigators, and 4-6 key informant interviews with providers will be conducted to determine which app features, content, and functions are most likely to support downloading, initiating use, and sustaining engagement over time. Aim 1 will culminate in usability testing by Black WLHA affected by interpersonal violence (n=8), to finalize intervention components and procedures. In Phase 2 (Aim 2), investigators will pilot test LinkPositively to assess feasibility and acceptability and determine preliminary effects of the intervention on HIV care outcomes (i.e., retention in care, ART adherence, viral suppression) and mechanism of change variables (i.e., social support, self-efficacy). Through a randomized control trial (RCT), participants will be randomly assigned to either the intervention arm (n=40) or control arm (Ryan White standard of care, n=40), with follow-up at 3- and 6- months. This study will benefit the advancement of HIV prevention science by harnessing technology to promote engagement in HIV care, while improving social support through peers and social networking-all under the auspices of being trauma-informed for Black WLHA with experiences of interpersonal violence.

    San Diego, California

  • Perturbing of HIV Reservoir With Immune Stimulation

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    The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of Pneumococcus and Influenza vaccines on the HIV transcriptional activity in individuals who are virologically suppressed for at least 48 weeks on similar ART. The proposed study is a randomized double-blinded control trial conducted over 28 weeks. Randomized interventions will be injections of Influenza vaccine, Pneumococcal vaccine, and Placebo. Each participant will receive each injection but in a randomized order.

    San Diego, California

  • PREPARE (A5361s) Substudy of REPRIEVE (A5332)

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    Aging with HIV may be related to an earlier development of frailty (weakness) or disability, including difficulties in tests of strength or walking speed. Few treatments have been shown to prevent or slow these impairments in people with or without HIV. Some studies have suggested that the class of drugs called statins (for example, pitavastatin) might be helpful in slowing frailty or disability. This might happen by decreasing fat within the muscle or by decreasing inflammation markers (substances in the blood that determine how the body reacts to infection or irritation) in the blood. Other studies have shown that statins increase the risk of muscle aches and pains. This substudy is being done to determine the impact of the drug pitavastatin on muscle.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Prevalence and Predictors of Hepatic Steatosis in Persons Living With HIV

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    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a spectrum of liver conditions associated with fat accumulation that ranges from benign, non-progressive liver fat accumulation to severe liver injury, cirrhosis, and liver failure. NAFLD is the most common liver disease in US adults and the second leading cause for liver transplantation in the US. The natural history of NAFLD in the general population has been well described, with those with non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL, or simple steatosis) destined to have rare incidence of hepatic events compared to those with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), who are at high risk for future development of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. The NASH Clinical Research Network (NASH CRN) was established by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) in 2002, through the mechanism of RFA-DK-01-025, to further the understanding of diagnosis, mechanisms, progression and therapies of NASH. The NASH CRN effort has resulted in numerous seminal studies in the field. However, NASH CRN studies have systematically excluded persons living with HIV (PLWH), as NAFLD in these persons was thought to be different from that in the general population due to HIV, ART, concomitant medications, and co-infections. This has resulted in major knowledge gaps regarding NAFLD in the setting of HIV. This ancillary study of NAFLD and NASH in Adults with HIV (HIV NASH CRN), HNC 001 goal is to examine the prevalence of hepatic steatosis and NAFLD in a large, multicenter, and multiethnic cohort of PLWH (Steatosis in HIV Study)

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Randomized Controlled Trial of iTAB Plus Motivational Interviewing for PrEP Adherence in Transgender Individuals

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    CCTG 603 is an open-label, two-arm, randomized (1:1) clinical demonstration project to determine if brief Motivational Interviewing (MI-B) added to a text-message based adherence intervention (iTAB) improves adherence to PrEP among transgender persons.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Safety of and Immune Response to Dolutegravir in HIV-1 Infected Infants, Children, and Adolescents

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    Dolutegravir (DTG) is an HIV drug in the integrase inhibitor drug class. This study will test the safety of and immune response to DTG in HIV-1 infected infants, children, and adolescents.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of IL-15 Superagonist (N-803) With and Without Combination Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies to Induce HIV-1 Control During Analytic Treatment Interruption

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of N-803, an IL-15 superagonist, with or without combination broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs), to induce HIV-1 control during analytic treatment interruption (ATI).

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Objectives: - To find out if the chance of developing a serious illness or of getting AIDS is less if patients start taking HIV medicines at a time when their cluster-of-differentiation-4 (CD4)+ cell count is still fairly high, instead of waiting until the CD4+ count is at the level where there is good evidence for starting medicines. - To learn more about how a strategy of starting HIV medicines early might affect other aspects of care, such as the chances of developing other illnesses or resistance to HIV medicines, the frequency of doctor visits, the cost of medical care, and general health and satisfaction.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Vorinostat and Combination Chemotherapy With Rituximab in Treating Patients With HIV-Related Diffuse Large B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma or Other Aggressive B-Cell Lymphomas

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This partially randomized phase I/II trial studies the side effects and the best dose of vorinostat when given together with combination chemotherapy and rituximab to see how well it works compared to combination chemotherapy alone in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus-related diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma or other aggressive B-cell lymphomas. Vorinostat may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Monoclonal antibodies, such as rituximab, may interfere with the ability of cancer cells to grow and spread. Giving vorinostat together with combination chemotherapy and rituximab may kill more cancer cells.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

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