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Clinical Trials

The 1917 Clinic conducts research trials on new drugs and treatments for HIV/AIDS and associated conditions. These clinical trials study the benefits and risks of new treatments that may stop HIV's destruction of the immune system.

Clinical research also looks at treatments to prevent or cure various opportunistic infections, complications/side effects of HIV therapy as well as ways to rebuild damaged immune systems.

By participating in a clinical research trial you have :

  • The chance to receive an experimental medicine or treatment before it is widely available.
  • The opportunity to receive regular medical attention and other services at little or no cost.
  • The satisfaction of contributing to scientific knowledge about the diseases and improving existing treatments.

To find out about the various eligibility requirements to participate in a research trial, ask your Physician, Nurse, or Social Worker or contact :

Karen Savage, Research Manager
kgsavage@uab.edu 
(205) 975-7925