The ASTRA study presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research funding scheme (RP-PG-0608-10142).
It is one of the component studies of CAPRA, a programme for the
Comprehensive Assessment of the Prevention Role of Antiretroviral
The study receives support through the Comprehensive Clinical Research Network.
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Publication date: 5 March 2013
The data from the ASTRA study is starting to be published. A number of abstracts have recently been presented at conferences including CROI 2013, HIV11 and BHIVA 2012. Further details are available on the publications page.
ASTRA Finishes Recruitment
Publication date: 12 February 2013
The ASTRA study has now finished recruitment at all 8 participating clinical sites. The questionnaires obtained as part of the study are being actively analysed and definitive research results are being prepared.
ASTRA First Phase
Publication date: 6 March 2012
The first phase of the ASTRA study is now complete. Recruitment has finished at 6 clinical sites and the remaining questionnaires are being collected and processed during March 2012.
Publication date: 18 October 2011
ASTRA is progressing at all 5 research sites and total recruitment to
the study has now reached more than 63% of the final target.
Per Ardua Ad ASTRA
Publication date: 2 February 2011