HIVACAR aims to provide a new therapeutic alternative

HIVACAR aims to provide a new therapeutic alternative

HIVACAR aims to provide a new therapeutic alternative to “cART for life” (combined antiretroviral therapy) and will address the individual and public health limitations associated with this standard of care:

  • Cost of the medication.
  • Mandatory high adherence to medication for life.
  • Side effects.
  • Risk of resistances developement.

An innovative strategy based on the patient’s immune system, safe, affordable and scalable to achieve the functional cure of HIV-1 infection will be tested in a Phase I / IIa clinical trial. In addition, the ethical, economic and psychosocial challenges associated with a functional HIV cure will be investigated to provide a complementary alternative to the current treatment standard.

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Community representation

The HIVACAR project is developed with the contribution of representatives of the community of people living with HIV in Europe. The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) is a partner of the HIVACAR consortium and is responsible for: assessing, from the participants’...