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

DRUM & SASH: Contextualizing barriers and leveraging strength

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CTN 301-2 is examining the barriers and facilitators of HIV and STBBI prevention and treatment programs in Alberta rural and urban First Nation and Métis settings.

Guest Blog: Dr. Priscilla Medeiros

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Dr. Priscilla Medeiros, CTN Postdoctoral Fellow at Women’s College Research Institute, describes her ongoing work with CHIWOS on the experiences and health priorities of women living with HIV.

Guest Blog: Dr. Hudson Reddon

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Dr. Hudson Reddon, CTN Postdoctoral Fellow, discusses his project which aims to describe the effect of cannabis legalization on injection drug use and HIV risk.

CTN at the 2019 IAS Conference on HIV Science

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The 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science – known as IAS 2019 – will take place on July…