Clinical Trials Project Progress Report 1

Overview

This report is the first in a series of quarterly progress reports describing the Vera Institute of Justice's review of issues related to the enrollment of foster children in clinical trials of HIV and AIDS treatments during the late 1980s and 1990s. It covers the quarter running from July 1, 2005, to September 30, 2005. The current report describes: 

1. Efforts to gain access to necessary information, 

2. Outreach activities,

3. Preliminary planning to establish our methodology,

4. The recruitment of an independent advisory board, and 

5. Next steps.