Research Study

Developing a treatment as prevention for Hepatitis C strategy in British Columbia
Principal Investigator 
Julio Montaner

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Hepatitis C
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Apr 1, 2017
Locations 
Vancouver General Hospital
Name/Title 
Jessica Ly, Research Coordinator
Phone 
604-416-1567
Email Address 
persvr@cfenet.ubc.ca
Purpose of Study 

This research project will investigate rates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) reinfection after treatment, as well as characterize behaviours and exposures that predict or protect against reinfection.

Additional locations:  Liver And Intestinal Research (LAIR) Centre, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS at 625 Powell Street, Pacific Gastroenterology Associates/GI Research Institute, John Ruedy Immunodeficiency Clinic (IDC) at St. Paul’s Hospital, and a remote option available for those unable to attend in person.

recruitment poster

Eligibility 

To participate you must:

  • be 19 years of age or older
  • be currently on Hepatitis C virus, or finished treatment in the last 3 months
  • have an undetectable viral load at the end of Hepatitis C virus treatment
  • reside in British Columbia
Disclaimer 

Study Coordinators and Research Nurses cannot give medical advice over the phone. Telephone numbers and email addresses are provided for obtaining additional information on specific research studies only. If you have specific questions which require clinical expertise, please call your primary care physician.