Clinical Sciences Core (C)

Miami CFAR Clinical Sciences Core

The Miami AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (ACTU) carries out clinical trials studying new treatments for HIV infection and HIV-related opportunistic infections including Hepatitis C novel treatment regimens.

The University of Miami Infectious Diseases Research Unit is located adjacent to the Special Immunology clinics. The Infectious Diseases Research unit is equipped with examination and interview rooms, a laboratory, and office space for study coordination. Services provided in the unit are: study coordination, biological sample collection and processing. This location next to the Special Immunology clinics allows recruiting participants in an efficient manner on the same day of clinic visit.

Miami International Maternal, Pediatric, Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) Network carries out clinical trials for long-term complications of new anti-retrovirals for pediatric and adolescent populations and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV


Aim 1. Provide state-of-the-art facilities for implementation of clinical studies, clinical research and services including sample and data collection and to facilitate training / education of investigators

Aim 2. Provide research design methodology and technical assistance to meet regulatory standards in research that involves human subjects, human data, and biological specimens

Aim 3. Provide research design and biostatistical support through a CFAR Biostatistics Sub-core