Who We Are

The CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN) is an innovative partnership of clinical investigators, physicians, nurses, people living with HIV, pharmaceutical manufacturers and others that facilitate clinical trials of the highest scientific and ethical standards for HIV and related conditions.

What We Do

Established in 1990 by the Canadian government as a cornerstone in its Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada, the CTN is an innovative partnership committed to developing treatments, vaccines and a cure for HIV and AIDS through the conduct of scientifically sound and ethical clinical trials.

Media Contact

For all media enquiries contact:
Michaela Davies
Director, Communications
Phone: 604 806 8306

Toll-Free: 1 800 661 4664
E-mail: media[at]hivnet.ubc.ca


The Early History of the CTN’s Community Advisory Committee (CAC)

Shari Margolese: HIV Research and Community Participation

HIV Vaccine Research in Canada: Interview with the Director of the Alliance Coordinating Office

The promise of an HIV vaccine: Dr. Chil-Yong Kang

2013 CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network HIV-HCV Co-infection Guidelines

Course: Pushing the Boundaries of HIV Care

Dr. Mark Wainberg: HIV research and the hope for a cure

The CTN and the struggle against HIV in Saskatchewan: with David Cox

Latest News

A collaborative approach to women-centred HIV care

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Many HIV-specific services are not designed or delivered with women in mind. In response, the CHIWOS team developed two toolkits to bring holistic care to women living with HIV, both launching July 8, 2020

The CTN at AIDS 2020: Virtual

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AIDS 2020: Virtual is almost here. Across July 6-10, you can access prime sessions, workshops, symposia, abstract sessions, pre-conferences, and satellite sessions, each showcasing some of the latest research in the HIV field.

CTN at CAHR 2020

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The 29th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2020) will take place May 1-2 and, this year, it’s going virtual

Darren Lauscher, Comité consultatif auprès de la communauté (CCC) du Réseau

Voices from the Community: people living with HIV weigh in on COVID-19

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As we settle into a new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s easy to feel like we are in uncharted territory. But for people living with HIV, they’ve seen this all before