Data Coordinating Center (DCC)

Udo Hoffmann MD, MPH

Co-Principal Investigator of the Data and Statistical Coordinating Center for the REPRIEVE trial, Co-Chair of the REPRIEVE protocol, and Co-Chair of the Data Management Committee


Udo Hoffmann MD, MPH, is Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Imaging at the Department of Radiology at MGH. His research has resulted in numerous peer reviewed manuscripts, reviews and book chapters, among them major work on the characterization of high risk coronary atherosclerotic plaque. Dr. Hoffmann is the Co-Principal Investigator of the Data and Statistical Coordinating Center for the REPRIEVE trial, Co-Chair of the REPRIEVE protocol, and Co-Chair of the Data Management Committee. Read more
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Heather Ribaudo, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator of the Data and Statistical Coordinating Center for the REPRIEVE trial and Co-Chair of the Data Management Committee


Heather Ribaudo, PhD is a Principal Research Scientist at the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health where she is the Director of Biostatistics and Programming for the Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research. Dr. Ribaudo received her Ph.D. from the Medical Statistics department of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Read more
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Kenneth Williams, Ph.D.

Oversight of laboratory assessments of immune activation


Kenneth Williams, Ph.D. is Professor of Biology at Boston College. His research focuses on chronic immune activation of monocyte/macrophages among humans with HIV and animals with SIV. Read more

Michael T. Lu, MD, MPH

Conducts the mechanistic substudy (A5333s).


Michael T. Lu, MD, MPH, is Director of Research, Division of Cardiovascular Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lu completed his MD and MPH at Harvard. His training included a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco, fellowship in Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging at MGH, and an NIH T32 fellowship in Cardiac Imaging also at MGH. Read more
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Tricia Burdo, Ph.D

Oversight of laboratory assessment of immune activation markers in plasma of REPRIEVE participants


Tricia Burdo, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience at Temple University College of Medicine. Her research focuses on the role of ongoing chronic immune activation and the role of monocyte/macrophages in HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy (HIV-PN), HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Read more
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