The HIV/AIDS Program at Lurie Children's is Chicago’s leader in providing patients with the opportunity to enroll in pediatric or adolescent HIV/AIDS clinical research studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Clinical trials are studies to develop, produce and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and therapies for diseases. Our program offers patients access to the latest medication and treatment available. This research will continue to:
Currently, the program has more than 185 patients enrolled in government-sponsored clinical trials. It is one of the top rated pediatric HIV research sites in the country. Learn more about the hospital’s clinical trials related to HIV/AIDS.
In addition, the HIV/AIDS Program participates in numerous pharmaceutical companies' clinical research studies that strive to improve medication alternatives for HIV patients. These studies allow our patients access to cutting-edge research and medications that are designed to improve their quality of life until effective vaccines and a cure are found.
Current research at Lurie Children's involves: