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HIV/AIDS and Cure Basics - Module 14

Ethics of HIV Cure Research


The HIV cure research field presents new challenges to study conduct, design, risk, and a host of other issues – scientific, biological, social, ethical and regulatory – that many stakeholders are grappling with.

This module will begin to unpack some of the ethical issues associated with HIV cure research. It will provide a background on research ethics and attempt to distinguish between the ethics of HIV prevention, treatment and cure research. Considerations regarding analytical treatment interruption will be discussed, together with ethical challenges unique to the various HIV cure research strategies.

WEBINARS

Operationalizing Ethics - A focus on informed consent
Professor Gail Henderson, PhD describes what regulatory processes are in place to keep participants in HIV cure research safe. In this webinar, she described the relationship between informed consent and ethical research, identified challenges of discussions around risks and benefits and provided points of considerations for the informed consent process.
SLIDES / AUDIO

The Ethics of HIV Cure Research
The HIV cure research field presents new challenges to study conduct, design, risk and a host of other issues — scientific, biological, social, ethical and regulatory — that many stakeholders are grappling with. This module will begin to unpack some of the ethical issues associated with HIV cure research.
SLIDES / AUDIO

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