The Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic (AVRC) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is a component of the Division of Infectious Diseases with UAB's Department of Medicine. Founded in 1994, the (AVRC) at is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The AVRC is a local site for the HIV Vaccine Network (HVTN) -an international effort to test and find an HIV vaccine that will work safely in diverse populations worldwide. We are dedicated to working with our local community to provide HIV vaccine education and research for people interested in fighting HIV. Many diseases are preventable using vaccinations. Vaccines can spare children and adults from suffering and death. From Small Pox, Influenza, and HSV, the AVRC is committed to safe investigational medical research for the benefit of advancing and developing vaccines to fight these diseases.
We are located on the third floor in the Community Care Building, 908 20th Street South in Birmingham.Together with the help of our volunteers, we hope to end the devasting effects many diseases have upon the world.