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Healthy Men Needed for HIV Vaccine Research Study


Description

Healthy Men Needed for HIV Vaccine Research Study Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers are seeking HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) to participate in a vaccine trial to determine the safety and effectiveness of an investigational HIV vaccine. The fact is, 63% of all HIV/AIDS cases in the U.S. are in gay and bisexual men, and HIV infection rates are on the rise among men who have sex with men. FACT: You cannot get HIV from participating in an HIV Vaccine Research Study. To learn more about the HIV vaccine research studies being conducted at Brigham and Women's Hospital, please visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/BWHHIVVaccine Call 617-525-9219 or 617-525-7327 or email vaccines@partners.org to volunteer today at Brigham and Women's Hospital.


Responsibilities
  • Study visits can only be scheduled Monday-Friday between 8 AM - 5 PM. At each visit you will meet with a member of our study staff. Most visits include a blood draw. There are generally 2-4 vaccine visits, which involve an injection in your arm, and up to 12-14 total visits over the course of a year, with most of the visits occurring in the first 3-6 months. Visits generally last between 30 minutes and 2 hours (2 hours for a vaccine visit and 30 minutes for all other follow-up visits). You are given $50 at the end of each completed visit.
Requirements
  • You may be eligible to participate in this study if you meet the following criteria:
  • HIV negative
  • 18-50 years in age
  • Have had sex with a man in the past 6 months
  • Are able to come to study visits for at least 1 year
  • All participants receive confidential HIV counseling and testing at no cost. Compensation is also provided.

Job Information


Company

Brigham and Women's Hospital


Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Type

This is a Temporary/Contract position.


Industry

Medical/Health


Contact Information


Nakia Weaver
Brigham and Women's Hospital
nweaver@partners.org
PH: 617-525-9219