HIV Clinical Research Unit

Enrolling Studies


  • Age 18 and over 
  • CD4 greater than 250 
  • VL less than 50 
  • Must be on a stable lipid-lowering therapy for at least 4 weeks 
  • Must not have Type I Diabetes 
  • If you have Type II Diabetes, the diabetes must be uncontrolled 


You may qualify for this study if the following applies to you:

  • Must have taken HIV medications for at least 180 days prior to study entry
  • CD4 greater than 100
  • Ages between 40 to 75
  • Fasting LDL cholesterol less than 190 mg/dL
  • Fasting triglycerides less than 500 mg/dL
  • Must not have had cancer within 36 months prior to study entry
  • Must not have serious illness or trauma requiring systemic treatment or hospitalization in the 30 days prior to study entry
  • Diabetes - LDL cannot be greater 70 mg/dL


  • Patient at the Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County
  • Meet at least one of the following:
    • Most recent viral load lab result of 200 copies/mL or greater
    • Attended an initial HIV appointment with a provider at one of the four clinics within the past 12 months
    • Out of care (last attended appointment at the clinic was more than 6 months ago)