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Melissa M. Gaitanis Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical)

Brown Affiliations

research overview

Enrolling and retaining high risk women in HIV prevention/vaccine trials.

funded research

1. A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Probe Study With an Additional Open-Label Control Arm to Evaluate the Safety and Immunogenicity of a 3-Dose Regimen of the MRKAd5 HIV-1 gag Vaccine in Subjects With Chronic Hepatitis C (Merck 022)
Principal Investigator: Melissa M. Gaitanis, MD
3/04- : $86,058

2. A Phase I Dose Ranging Study of the Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of a 3-Dose Regimen of the MRKAd5 HIV-1 Trigene and the MRKAd6 HIV-1 Trigene Vaccines Alone and in Combination in Healthy Adults (Merck V526-001)
Principal Investigator: Melissa M. Gaitanis, MD
4/05- : $90,360

3. A Multicenter, Open-label, Controlled Phase II Study to Evaluate Safety and Immunogenicity of MVA-BN® (IMVAMUNETM) Smallpox Vaccine in 18-55 Year Old Naive and Previously Vaccinated HIV Infected Subjects with CD4 counts ³200 – 500/µl (Bavarian Nordic, POX-MVA-011)
Principal Investigator: Melissa M. Gaitanis, MD
Start Date (Projected): 6/06