Global Health Impact Map

Global Health Impact Map


Reversing tissue fibrosis to improve immune reconstitution in HIV

Key Contact: Timothy Schacker

Country(ies): Uganda


Contact Information

http://www.dom.umn.edu/bio/dom-a-z/timothy-schacker

Activity Description

Clinical trial investigates antifibrotic therapy in relation to lymph node architecture and fibrosis in persons with and without HIV in Uganda, to assess their potential as HIV reservoirs.

Activity Types

Research

Academic Health Center Units

Medical School
     Department of Medicine

Other Collaborators

Peter Mugyenyi
Cissy Kityo

Sponsors

NIH

Activity Topics

HIV/AIDS

Special Tags

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Site, Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Site

Status

Current