Core Research Teams
In 2003, the CTN developed a new strategy to transition from a regional structure into the present Core Research Model. The new Core structure supports our scientists – emerging and experienced – to generate new concepts and protocols. The Cores strive to ensure that studies are implemented while still topical, and are equipped to provide a forum for dynamic discussion of research ideas and the rapid movement of research initiatives into clinical trials.
Together, these teams function as a catalyst of scientific activity in their area. Core teams focus the expertise of clinical investigators and nurses, clinical research coordinators, CTN support staff, and members of the HIV community, on generating study protocols that address the most urgent clinical questions of the day.