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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

AIDS Linked to the Intravenous Experience Study


The ALIVE study is home to professors, researchers, clinicians, students and staff with a wide range of scientific expertise and interests, all connected with the common goal of studying HIV/AIDS in a cohort of injecting drug users in Baltimore, Maryland.

JHBR logoALIVE coordiantes with the Johns Hopkins Biological Respository. Laboratory staff are responsible for processing and testing speciments to measure HIV-positivity, viral load, T-cell counts and presence of hepatitis viruses. In addition, they are responsible for storing speciments in freezers and ensuring that they are accurately labeled
and processed according to established protocols.

Lab Coordinator
Stacey Cayetano