HPTN scientific agenda focuses on the following two areas of inquiry: 1) integrated strategies to prevent HIV infection and 2) expanding horizons for more promising pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs and drug regimens. the The aims of the Statistical and Data Management Center (SDMC) and the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) are as follows.
Aim 1. Provide leadership for the design, conduct, analysis, and publication of Network clinical trials/studies.
Aim 2. Provide central data management capability that includes randomization, data set and case report form design, central storage, security, processing and retrieval of study results
Aim 3. Provide data management and protocol training throughout the Network
Aim 4. Provide data-focused clinical trials implementation and operation; and (5) contribute to cross-Network efforts in developing common data elements