Welcome to the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit and the AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (ID-CRU/ACTU) at Washington University Medical Center.
Well established in the community and known for their expertise, the Washington University ID-CRU/ACTU, led by David B. Clifford, MD, provides access to HIV and Infectious Diseases research opportunities, community outreach, education and consultation for health care professionals.
Established in 1987, the Washington University ACTU has been a highly productive participant in the AIDS Clinical Trials Group, funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. It conducts clinical research trials of potential treatments for HIV and its complications. Centrally located in the Midwest, the Washington University ACTU draws participants from Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Kansas, Tennessee, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Within the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine, this ACTU has been among the finest in the world.