STIs and HIV

Programme for the Comprehensive Assessment of the HIV Prevention Role of Antiretroviral therapy (CAPRA)

ASTRA is one of the component studies of a research programme which aims to assess whether a policy of offering antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment to all people diagnosed with HIV in the UK would be acceptable, effective and cost-effective.

Collaborators: UCL HIV Epidemiology and Biostatistics Group

HIV and ageing

This study aims to assess the potential role of GPs in managing HIV patient’s health care needs with a focus on quantifying patient preferences

Collaborators: Sussex and Brighton Medical School

NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Blood Borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections

The aim of this policy unit is to conduct state-of-the-art research to improve the health of the population, and to help develop practical policy guidelines for those working in health

LSHTM team: Sigma Research, Professor Tim Rhodes and other researchers working in SEHR

Collaborators: UCL HIV Epidemiology and Biostatistics Group, School of Social and Community Medicine at Bristol University, Public Health England

Prevention ANd Testing for HIV: Economics and Outcomes of Novel Approaches (PANTHEON)

The study aims to reduce HIV incidence among gay men, bisexual men and other men that have sex with men (MSM) by assessing the cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention and testing strategies, including HIV self-testing, among men who have sex with men in the UK.

LSHTM team: Sigma Research

Collaborators: UCL HIV Epidemiology and Biostatistics Group


STOP-HCV is a MRC funded stratified medicines work programme to optimise the treatment of people with HCV.

Collaborators: Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford


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