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HOPE in ACTION Clinical Trial

HOPE in ACTION Clinical Trial

The HOPE ACT Clinical Trial is an NIH study looking at outcomes of HIV+ kidney transplant recipients who may receive either a kidney from a HIV+ donor or an HIV- donor. The trial will determine if receiving a kidney transplant from an HIV positive deceased donor is safe with regards to overall survival and major transplant and major HIV-related complications.

Is this Clinical Trial for You?

The HOPE ACT Clinical Trial study participants should be at least 18 years old and have a known diagnosis of End Stage Kidney failure, be listed for a kidney transplant and diagnosed with a HIV Infection.

How the Clinical Trial Works

This study will evaluate if receiving a kidney transplant from an HIV-infected deceased kidney donor is safe with regards to survival and major transplant-related and HIV-related complications compared to receiving a kidney from an HIV-uninfected deceased kidney donor (HIVD-). Those participants who have accepted an HIVD- organ will be randomized to be followed in the full study or followed in the nested observational group.

Location of the Clinical Trial

Drexel Infectious Disease (Transplant)
216 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Feinstein Building
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Contact us today for more information!

For more information about this research study, please contact:

Cynthia Gifford-Hollingsworth, DrNP

Carol Lam

Principal Investigator: Dong Heun Lee, MD

The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.

The images being used are for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted is a model.

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