About Contributors

University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo is the largest campus in the State University of New York system and New York's leading public center for graduate and professional education. More than 29,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 400 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, UB is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Frontier Science Foundation

With over 40 years of experience, Frontier Science is a not-for-profit corporation that is known internationally as a highly capable data management and statistical center, collaborating with research networks, pharmaceutical companies, and others in the design, conduct, and execution of clinical trials and long-term observational studies.

AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG)

The AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) was initially established in 1987 to broaden the scope of the AIDS research effort of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The ACTG established and supports the largest Network of expert clinical and translational investigators and therapeutic clinical trials units in the world, including sites in resource-limited countries. These investigators and units serve as the major resource for HIV/AIDS research, treatment, care, and training/education in their communities.


The Division of AIDS (DAIDS), part of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), was formed to develop and implement the national research agenda to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic. DAIDS supports global research for HIV/AIDS and related infections.