HIV Prevention Trials Network

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The HIV Prevention Trials Network (known as HPTN) is an international organization that develops and tests the safety and efficacy of primarily non-vaccine interventions designed to prevent the transmission of HIV.

HPTN 052[edit]

HPTN 052 is the name of a clinical trial conducted by the HPTN. This study found a relationship between HIV prevention and AIDS treatment. Science named this study as the 2011 "breakthrough of the year".[1]


  1. ^ "HIV Study Named 2011 Breakthrough of the Year by Science". 2011. Retrieved 24 December 2011. 

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