Who We Are

Bridge HIV is a global leader in HIV prevention research, working with Bay Area and international communities to discover effective HIV prevention strategies. Operating as a clinical trials unit within the San Francisco Department of Public Health and affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), we conduct innovative research that guides global approaches in HIV prevention. Our research agenda focuses on interventions likely to have a substantial impact on preventing HIV infection, and our research us funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) the University of California, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We conduct HIV research in partnership with the National Institutes of Health’s HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN), HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), and the Microbicide Trial Network (MTN).

Our heritage in the early fight against HIV/AIDS has made us a trusted and renowned resource for understanding HIV infection and disease. By collaborating with other researchers and communities throughout the world, our scientific breakthroughs will be used to help people most affected by the epidemic. Volunteering with Bridge HIV gives participants the opportunity to join a global network of volunteers who are influencing the development of HIV prevention strategies that strive to eliminate HIV/AIDS worldwide.