Richard E. Chaisson, MD

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JHU

Role:

Investigators

Position:

Co-investigator

Richard E. Chaisson, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and International Health at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.  He received his BS and MD degrees from the University of Massachusetts, and was an intern, resident and fellow at the University of California, San Francisco, where he was also Assistant Professor of Medicine.  From 1988-1998 he was director of the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service, and he co-founded the Johns Hopkins HIV Clinic cohort, an observational study that has been the source of more than 130 scientific publications on the outcomes of HIV disease and its treatment. 

Dr. Chaisson is currently Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research, a multidisciplinary center with more than $60 million in grants for the study of TB from bench to bedside. Dr. Chaisson's research interests focus on tuberculosis and HIV infection, including global epidemiology, clinical trials, diagnostics and public health interventions.  He is currently principal investigator of 11 research grants, and is director of the Consortium to Respond Effectively to the AIDS/TB Epidemic (CREATE), an international research consortium funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to assess the impact of novel strategies for controlling HIV-related TB.  He has published over 300 scientific papers and book chapters.

  • Chair, ACTG Tuberculosis TSG
  • Member, Scientific Agenda Steering Committee (SASC)
  • Chair ACTG 5279
  • Co-chair ACTG 5344
  • Member, TB Infection Control Standards Working Group of the AEC, June 2016
  • Protocol Team Member ACTG 5300, ACTG 5312, ACTG 5349

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Clinical Trials

P2001 (DAIDS ID 12026): Evaluating the Pharmacokinetics,...

TB is a major cause of illness and death in women of reproductive age. Pregnant and postpartum women with latent TB are at...

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A5346: Sitagliptin for Reducing Inflammation and Immune...

The purpose of the study is to evaluate whether sitagliptin (Januvia is the brand name for sitagliptin)...

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A5225: Phase I/II Dose-Finding Study of High-Dose...

A5225/HiFLAC is a Phase I/II dose escalation and validation study of the safety, tolerability, and therapeutic effect of an...

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A5321: Decay of HIV-1 Reservoirs in Patients on Long-Term...

The study is being done to try to determine which factors contribute to the persistence of HIV (how long the virus remains) in...

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A5332: Randomized Trial to Prevent Vascular Events in HIV...

REPRIEVE (A5332) is a large double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of pitavastatin or placebo for about 72 months....

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