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PrEP clinical trials at UCSD

3 in progress, 2 open to eligible people

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  • Onboarding Positives and PrEP Users to Engage Negatives (OPPEN): Peer-driven Education to Link YMSM of Color to PrEP

    open to eligible males ages 18-34

    Onboarding Positives and PrEP users to Engage Negatives (OPPEN) is an intervention to train young Latino and Black men who have sex with men (YMSM of color) living with HIV or using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to promote PrEP use among HIV-negative YMSM of color in their social networks. This pilot randomized controlled trial will evaluate OPPEN's acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary effect on PrEP care engagement among YMSM of color.

    San Diego, California

  • Study to Assess the Effectiveness and Safety of Lenacapavir for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

    open to eligible people ages 16 years and up

    The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of lenacapavir (LEN) in preventing the risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - 1 infection relative to the background HIV-1 incidence rate. The study will be conducted in 2 parts: a cross-sectional study (Incidence Phase) and a double-blind, randomized study (Randomized Phase). The Incidence Phase will include initial assessments that will provide an estimate of the concurrent background HIV-1 incidence rate. The Randomized Phase of the study will have a Blinded Phase, a LEN Open-label Extension (OLE) Phase, and a pharmacokinetic (PK) Tail Phase. The primary objective for the Incidence Phase of this study is to estimate the HIV-1 background incidence rate. The primary objective of the Randomized Blinded Phase of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of lenacapavir for HIV-1 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in cisgender men (CGM), transgender women (TGW), transgender men (TGM), and gender nonbinary people (GNB) ≥ 16 years of age who have condomless receptive anal sex with partners assigned male at birth and are at risk for HIV-1 infection.

    San Diego, California and other locations

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

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    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

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