"Life expectancy has improved dramatically. For many patients, it can be close to that of uninfected persons."
- Babafemi Taiwo of the Feinberg School of Medicine on the improved outlook for HIV/AIDS patients today. Web MD
The Division of Infectious Diseases, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, is home to faculty members who are leaders in HIV/AIDS research and patient care. In addition to treating other sexually transmitted and infectious diseases, the faculty and staff are involved in numerous AIDS/HIV efforts.
The HIV Center, located in the Galter Pavilion, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, conducts HIV clinical trials sponsored by the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group (AACTG), pharmaceutical companies, and physician researchers. The AACTG is the largest HIV clinical trials organization in the world. AACTG trials are funded by the National Institutes of Health and conducted in the HIV Center by faculty members of the Division of Infectious Diseases.
Learn more about the division's faculty, research, and patient care activities.