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HIVACAR – EVALUATING A COMBINATION OF IMMUNE-BASED THERAPIES TO ACHIEVE A FUNCTIONAL CURE OF HIV INFECTION

To change the current paradigm of HIV treatment by obtaining a functional cure for HIV thanks to effectively targeting residual virus replication and viral reservoirs.

Project leader: Consorci Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Spain

Main partners: eTHERNA NV (eTheRNA), Belgium, Fundació Privada Institut de Recerca de La Sida-Caixa (IRSICAIXA), Spain, Aarhus University Hospital Skejby, Denmark Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University (AARHUS), Denmark, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, The Rockefeller University (LMI), US, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, CSIC (CNB), Spain, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (SFU), Canada, EATG, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain, European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network- European Clinical Research Consortium (ECRIN-ERIC), France, Asphalion, S.L. (ASPHALION), Spain, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris (APHP), France, Zabala Innovation Consulting, S.A (ZABALA), Spain

EATG participation: Leaders for WP6 (Socio-Economic and Psycho-Social Impact and Patient Engagement); Contribution for WP4: Clinical Trial phase I/lla Implementation and WP7: Dissemination and Exploitation

Duration: 5 years starting from January 2017

funding source/programme: EC H2020, Call H2020-SC1-2016-RTD

Budget: Total 6,685,111 EUR; EATG 150,000 EUR

Website: http://www.hivacar.org/

EATG contact person(s): Giorgio Barbareschi (office) and Mariana Vicente (office) at mariana.vicente@eatg.org; Giulio Maria Corbelli (member) at giuliomariacorbelli@gmail.com

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