Dr. Marianne Harris is a clinical trials physician at the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and a member of the Scientific and Research Staff at the department of Family and Community Medicine in St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. She is also the Clinical Advisor in the AIDS Research Program, a collaboration between St. Paul’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia. Her primary research interests include HIV clinical trials and complications of antiretroviral therapy.
Dr. Harris completed her undergraduate studies in sciences at the University of Calgary and then went on to medical training and eventually a medical degree at the University of Alberta. She was a CTN associate from 1992-1994 before earning a CTN Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship in 1994.
Presently, she is a principal investigator for CTN 244, a study seeking better health outcomes among HIV-positive injection drug users. She is also a co-investigator for CTN 273: Brain Health Now!, which is seeking a greater understanding of brain health among people living with HIV, and CTN 247, which is studying the slower than normal progression of HIV in a small percentage of those infected.