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HIV Insite – Gateway to AIDS Knowledge

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The site states that its listing of more than 200 trials covers all HIV-related clinical trials in the US that are open to enrollment.

HIV InSite is a project of the University of California, San Francisco AIDS Program at San Francisco General Hospital and the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, which are programs of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute.

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The site’s home page divides information into categories: medical, prevention, social issues, resources/links, US/world maps, key topics, feedback, today’s news, statistics, and a version of the site in Spanish. Each category is searchable via a clear Site Guide.

The Medical Information section includes a link to Internet Grateful Med® for information on further clinical trials, research findings, clinical information, treatment guidelines and case studies.

There are numerous additional links. They include: a section titled Research and Clinical Trials, a link to more than 50 Pharmaceutical Company sites, and organizations funding research.

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Free, no pre-registration or password required.

Comments

It is unclear how frequently the trials database is updated.

The open trials database can be searched by keyword or phrase, and by treatment, condition, location and study type. It also has a ‘personalized search’ facility, via which patients may declare their own medical history and medication to search for trials to meet their individual needs.

Register

Site

HIV Insite – Gateway to AIDS Knowledge

Content

The site states that its listing of more than 200 trials covers all HIV-related clinical trials in the US that are open to enrollment.HIV InSite is a project of the University of California, San Francisco AIDS Program at San Francisco General Hospital and the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, which are programs of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute.

Other information available

The site’s home page divides information into categories: medical, prevention, social issues, resources/links, US/world maps, key topics, feedback, today’s news, statistics, and a version of the site in Spanish. Each category is searchable via a clear Site Guide.The Medical Information section includes a link to Internet Grateful Med® for information on further clinical trials, research findings, clinical information, treatment guidelines and case studies.There are numerous additional links. They include: a section titled Research and Clinical Trials, a link to more than 50 Pharmaceutical Company sites, and organizations funding research.

Access

Free, no pre-registration or password required.

Comments

It is unclear how frequently the trials database is updated.The open trials database can be searched by keyword or phrase, and by treatment, condition, location and study type. It also has a ‘personalized search’ facility, via which patients may declare their own medical history and medication to search for trials to meet their individual needs.