The mandate of the Natural Immunity Consortium is to facilitate discovery and validation of correlates of protection to HIV infection among subjects who are exposed to HIV, but yet remain uninfected in order to facilitate novel knowledge that may direct useful approaches for the development of HIV vaccines, microbicides or other protective strategies. Read more.
The Scientific Steering Committee is proposing the following model see here
One of the goals of the International Symposium on Natural Immunity to HIV (ISNIH) meeting is to gauge the interest in establishing a peer-led research consortium of researchers studying individuals who are exposed to HIV, yet remain uninfected. To begin this task we are asking interested parties to answer a few questions about the research cohorts that they work with. The purpose of this task is to generate an available database of study cohorts to facilitate and encourage collaboration. Click here for the questionnaire.
- Draft NIC Research Consortium Model (PDF file)
- ISNIH Research Cohort Tool (PDF file)
- Draft Terms of Reference (PDF file)