Active condition for HIV/AIDS

Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI
HIV/AIDSStandardized Research Electronic Cigarette - Device
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will explore if switching to e-cigarettes can reduce health risks in HIV+ smokers who can't quit.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 weeks

6 weeks
Change in Expired carbon monoxide (CO) level from baseline to 6 weeks
Change in Forced expiratory volume in 1 sec (FEV1) from baseline to 6 weeks
Change in combustible cigarette use from baseline to 6 weeks
Change in serum biomarker levels from baseline to 6 weeks
Change in tobacco toxicant levels from baseline to 6 weeks

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard Condition
1 of 2
Active condition
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

72 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Active condition · No Placebo Group · N/A

Active condition
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Standardized Research Electronic Cigarette · Intervention Types: Device
Standard ConditionNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Standard Condition · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

Brown UniversityLead Sponsor
431 Previous Clinical Trials
524,080 Total Patients Enrolled
PATRICIA A CIOE, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorBrown University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Could you provide the aggregate number of participants in this investigation?

"Affirmative. Per the information housed on, this research project is currently recruiting volunteers and was initially posted on March 1st 2022. The study has been updated as recently April 21st 2023 and requires 72 participants from a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are new participants still being added to this research endeavor?

"According to, this medical investigation is actively recruiting subjects; the trial was uploaded on March 1st 2022 and its details were most recently revised on April 21st 2023." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.