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AALPHI (UK)
Sources of funding:
Monument Trust, PENTA Foundation
Study team: 
A Amini, A Arenas Pinto, D Dunn, DM Gibb, A Judd (PI), J Kenny, N Klein, M Le Prevost, D Mercey,  A Mudd, A Nunn, K Rowson, K Sturgeon
Steering Committee: 
A Ash, S Bernays, T Chibowa, D Chilton, M Clapson, M Conway, K Doerholt, S Donaghy, M Evangeli, C Foster, E Hamlyn, E Jungmann, S Kinloch, J Marsh, D Melvin, A Namiba, C Sabin, C Thorne, P Tookey, A Winston
Participating investigators (city): 
F Boag, A Callaghan, E Cheserem, M Clapson, K Doerholt, S Donaghy, E Hamlyn, C Foster, R Gilson, S Kinloch, S Lambert, Y Lees, E Mensen, A Mukela, V Novelli, R O'Connell, K Prime, A Waters, C Wood (London); P McMaster, K Rowson (Manchester); S Bandi (Leicester); C Robertson, J Daglish (Birmingham); J Bernatoniene, M Gompels, L Jennings (Bristol); S O'Riordan, K Rowson (Leeds); S Paulus, K Rowson (Liverpool).
Participating voluntary sector services:
Body & Soul (London): A Ash, J Marsh; Positively UK (London): M Kiwanuka, A Namiba, S Strachen; Positive Parenting & Children (London): B Chipalo; Leeds Skyline: M Dowie, K Rowson; Faith in People (Leicester): M Overton; Sahir House (Liverpool): K Rowson; Blue Sky Trust (Newcastle): C Dufton, B Oliver, K Rowson.

AMACS (Greece)
Sources of funding:
Hellenic Center for Infectious Diseases Control.
Steering Committee Members:
G. Touloumi (Chair), A. Antoniadou, P. Gargalianos, A. Karafoulidou, T. Kordosis, M. Lazanas, G. Panos, V. Paparizos, D. Paraskevis, G. Petrikkos, H. Sabatakou, A, Skoutelis.
Participating physicians (city):
A. Antoniadou, C. Botsi, G. L. Daikos, P. Gargalianos-Kakolyris, A.Karafoulidou, O. Katsarou, T. Kordossis, M. K. Lazanas, V. Paparizos, A. Papadopoulos, G. Panos, V. Papastamopoulos, G. Petrikkos, H. Sambatakou, A. Skoutelis, G. Xylomenos, M. Chini (Athens)

AHIVCOS (Austrian HIV Cohort Study)
Steering Committee Members: A Egle, M Geit, B Haas, M Kanatschnig, A Rieger, A Steuer, R Zangerle
Coordinating Centre: University Hospital Innsbruck (R Zangerle)
Funding: Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), Hospitals running HIV treatment centres, pharmaceutical companies (all involved in marketing HIV drugs provide equal contributions, irrespective of their market shares)
HIV Treatment Centres, *site coordinating physicians: (LKH Innsbruck) M Gisinger, M Kitchen, E Rieser, M Sarcletti*, R Zangerle. (LKH Salzburg) A Egle, R Greil*, M Schachner, N Taylor. (AKH Linz) M Geit*, A Öllinger. (AKH Vienna) R Aichwalder, F Breitenecker, A Rieger*, V Touzeau. (Otto-Wagner Hospital Vienna) P Cichon, B Schmeid, W Steflitsch, Steuer*. (LKH Graz West) B Haas*, A Kapper. (LKH Klagenfurt) M Kanatschnig*.
Virology: E Puchhammer-Stöckl (Vienna)
Data Management: H Appoyer (IT-related), S Gogl (AHIVCOS), M Jöchl (AGES)
Data Safety and Protection: K Schindelwig (Innsbruk)
Scientific Advisory Board: B Ledergerber (Zurich), G Fätkenheuer (Cologne)

ATHENA (The Netherlands)
Steering Committee Members:
L.A. Gras, A.I. van Sighem, C. Smit, F. de Wolf
Participating physicians (city):
W. Bronsveld, M.E. Hillebrand-Haverkort, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar; J.M. Prins, J. Branger, J.K.M. Eeftinck Schattenkerk, J. Gisolf, M.H. Godfried, J.M.A. Lange, K.D. Lettinga, J.T.M. van der Meer, F.J.B. Nellen, T. van der Poll, P. Reiss, Th.A. Ruys, R. Steingrover, G. van Twillert, J.N. Vermeulen, S.M.E. Vrouenraets, M. van Vugt, F.W.M.N. Wit, Academisch Medisch Centrum bij de Universiteit van (Amsterdam); T.W. Kuijpers, D. Pajkrt, H.J. Scherpbier, Emma Kinderziekenhuis- AMC, (Amsterdam)
A. van Eeden, St. Medisch Centrum Jan van Goyen, (Amsterdam); K. Brinkman, G.E.L. van den Berk, W.L. Blok, P.H.J. Frissen, J.C. Roos, W.E.M. Schouten, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, (Amsterdam); J.W. Mulder, E.C.M. van Gorp, J. Wagenaar, Slotervaart Ziekenhuis, (Amsterdam); J. Veenstra, St. Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, (Amsterdam);S.A. Danner, M.A. Van Agtmael, F.A.P. Claessen, R.M. Perenboom, A. Rijkeboer, M.G.A. van Vonderen, VU Medisch Centrum, (Amsterdam); C. Richter, J. van der Berg, Ziekenhuis Rijnstate, (Arnhem); R. Vriesendorp, F.J.F. Jeurissen, Medisch Centrum Haaglanden, locatie Westeinde, (Den Haag); R.H. Kauffmann, K. Pogány, Haga Ziekenhuis, locatie Leyenburg, (Den Haag)
B. Bravenboer, Catharina Ziekenhuis, (Eindhoven); C.H.H. ten Napel, G.J. Kootstra Medisch Spectrum Twente, (Enschede); H.G. Sprenger, S. van Assen, J.T.M. van Leeuwen, Universitair Medisch Centrum, (Groningen).; R. Doedens, E.H. Scholvinck, Universitair Medisch Centrum, Beatrix kliniek, (Groningen)
R.W. ten Kate, R. Soetekouw, Kennemer Gasthuis, (Haarlem); D. van Houte, M.B. Polée, Medisch Centrum (Leeuwarden); F.P. Kroon, P.J. van den Broek, J.T. van Dissel, E.F. Schippers, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, (Leiden) ;G. Schreij, S. van der Geest, S. Lowe, A. Verbon, Academisch Ziekenhuis (Maastricht); P.P. Koopmans, R. Van Crevel, R. de Groot, M. Keuter, F. Post, A.J.A.M. van der Ven, A. Warris, Universitair Medisch Centrum St. Radboud, (Nijmegen); M.E. van der Ende, I.C. Gyssens, M. van der Feltz, J.L Nouwen, B.J.A. Rijnders, T.E.M.S. de Vries, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, (Rotterdam); G. Driessen, M. van der Flier, N.G. Hartwig, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Sophia, (Rotterdam); J.R. Juttman, M.E.E. van Kasteren, C. Van de Heul, St. Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg; I.M. Hoepelman, M.M.E. Schneider, M.J.M. Bonten, J.C.C. Borleffs, P.M. Ellerbroek, C.A.J.J. Jaspers, T. Mudrikove, C.A.M. Schurink, E.H. Gisolf, Universitair Medisch Centrum (Utrecht); S.P.M. Geelen, T.F.W. Wolfs, T. Faber, Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis-UMC, (Utrecht); A.A. Tanis, Ziekenhuis Walcheren, Vlissingen; P.H.P. Groeneveld, Isala Klinieken, (Zwolle); J.G. den Hollander, Medisch Centrum Rijnmond Zuid, locatie Clara, (Rotterdam); A. J. Duits, K. Winkel, St. Elisabeth Hospitaal/Stichting Rode Kruis Bloedbank, Willemstad, (Curaçao).
Virologists:
N.K.T. Back, M.E.G. Bakker, B. Berkhout, S. Jurriaans, H.L. Zaaijer, Academisch Medisch Centrum, (Amsterdam); Th. Cuijpers, CLB Stichting Sanquin Bloedvoorziening, (Amsterdam); P.J.G.M. Rietra, K.J. Roozendaal, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, (Amsterdam); W. Pauw, A.P. van Zanten, P.H.M. Smits, Slotervaart Ziekenhuis, (Amsterdam); B.M.E. von Blomberg, P. Savelkoul, A. Pettersson, VU Medisch Centrum, (Amsterdam); C.M.A. Swanink, Ziekenhuis Rijnstate, (Arnhem); P.F.H. Franck, A.S. Lampe, HAGA ziekenhuis, locatie Leyenburg, (Den Haag); C.L. Jansen, Medisch Centrum Haaglanden, locatie Westeinde, (Den Haag); R. Hendriks, Streeklaboratorium Twente, (Enschede); C.A. Benne, J. Schirm Laboratorium voor Infectieziekten, (Groningen); D. Veenendaal, Streeklaboratorium Volksgezondheid Kennemerland, (Haarlem); H. Storm, J. Weel, J.H. van Zeijl, Laboratorium voor de Volksgezondheid in Friesland, (Leeuwarden); A.C.M. Kroes, H.C.J. Claas, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, (Leiden); C.A.M.V.A. Bruggeman, V.J. Goossens, Academisch Ziekenhuis (Maastricht); J.M.D. Galama, W.J.G. Melchers, Y.A.G. Poort, Universitair Medisch Centrum St. Radboud, (Nijmegen); G.J.J. Doornum, M.G. Niesters, A.D.M.E. Osterhaus, M. Schutten, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, (Rotterdam); A.G.M. Buiting, C.A.M. Swaans, St. Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg; C.A.B. Boucher, R. Schuurman, Universitair Medisch Centrum (Utrecht); E. Boel, A.F. Jansz, Catharina Ziekenhuis, (Veldhoven)

CHIPS (United Kingdom)
Sources of Funding:
The UK Department of Health and in the past received additional support from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Roche, Abbott, and Gilead.
Steering Committee Members:
K Boyd, K Butler, K Doerholt, S Donaghy, DT Dunn, DM Gibb, A Judd, EGH Lyall, J Masters, E Menson, V Novelli, C Peckham, A Riordan, M Sharland (Chair), D Shingadia, PA Tookey, G Tudor-Williams, G Wait
MRC Clinical Trials Unit: DT Dunn, T Duong, L Farrelly, DM Gibb, D Johnson, A Judd, G Wait, AS Walker
National Study of HIV in Pregnancy & Childhood, Institute of Child Health: J Masters, C Peckham, PA Tookey
Participating physicians (city):
Republic of Ireland: K Butler, A Walsh, Our Lady's Children’s Hospital Crumlin (Dublin). UK: Y Heath, J Sills; Blackpool Victoria Hospital, (Blackpool): N Laycock; Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, (Bristol): A Finn, A Foot, L Hutchison; Calderdale Royal Hospital, (Halifax): G Sharpe; Central Middlesex Hospital, (London): M Le Provost, A Williams; Chase Farm Hospital, (Middlesex): I Pollock; Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, (London): D Hamadache, EGH Lyall, P Seery; Derbyshire Children’s Hospital, (Derby): C Nelson, N Ruggins; Ealing Hospital, (Middlesex): V Shah, K Sloper; Eastbourne District General Hospital, (Eastbourne): G Gopalakrishnan; Glasgow Royal Hospital for Sick Children, (Glasgow): C Doherty, R Hague; Great Ormond St Hospital for Children, (London): M Clapson, S Fasolo, J Flynn, DM Gibb, N Klein, K Moshal, V Novelli, D Shingadia; Hillingdon Hospital, (London): A Kakoo; Homerton University Hospital, (London): D Gurtin; James Cook University Hospital, (Middlesbrough): A Fall; John Radcliffe Hospital, (Oxford): A Pollard, S Segal; King's College Hospital, (London): C Ball, S Hawkins, D Nayagam; Leeds General Infirmary, (Leeds): P Chetcuti; Leicester Royal Infirmary, (Leicester): M Green, J Houghton; Luton and Dunstable Hospital, (Luton): M Connan, M Eisenhut; Mayday University Hospital, (Croydon): J Baverstock, J Handforth; Milton Keynes General Hospital, (Milton Keynes): PK Roy; Newcastle General Hospital, (Newcastle): J Clarke, K Doerholt, C Waruiru; Newham General Hospital, (London): C Donoghue, E Cooper, S Liebeschuetz, S Wong; Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, (Dundee): T Lornie; North Manchester General Hospital, (Manchester): C Murphy, T Tan; North Middlesex Hospital, (London): J Daniels, EGH Lyall, B Sampson-Davis; Northampton General Hospital, (Northampton): F Thompson; Northwick Park Hospital, (Middlesex); M Le Provost, A Williams; Nottingham City Hospital, (Nottingham): D Curnock, A Smyth, M Yanney; Queen Elizabeth Hospital, (Woolwich): W Faulknall, S Mitchell; Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, (Belfast): S Christie; Royal Berkshire Hospital, (Reading): A Gordon; Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, (Exeter): A Collinson; Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children, (Edinburgh): J Mok; Royal Free Hospital, (London): S McKenna, V Van Someren; Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital, (Liverpool): C Benson, A Riordan; Royal London Hospital, (London): B Ramaboea, A Riddell; Royal Preston Hospital, (Preston): AN Campbell; Sheffield Children's Hospital, (Sheffield): J Hobbs, F Shackley; St George's Hospital, (London): R Chakraborty, S Donaghy, R Fluke, M Sharland, S Storey, C Wells; St Luke’s Hospital, (Bradford): S Gorman; St Mary's Hospital, (London): D Hamadache, C Hanley, EGH Lyall, G Tudor-Williams, C Walsh, S Walters; St Thomas' Hospital, (London): R Cross, G Du Mont, E Menson; Torbay District General Hospital, (Torquay): J Broomhall; University Hospital Lewisham, (London): D Scott, J Stroobant; University Hospital of North Staffordshire, (Stoke On Trent): P McMaster; University Hospital of Wales, (Cardiff): B O' Hare; West Cumberland Hospital, (Cumbria): D Lee; Wexham Park, Slough: R Jones; Whipps Cross Hospital, (London): K Gardiner; Whittington Hospital, (London): H McKinnon; Wythenshawe Hospital, (Manchester): D Denning.

Danish HV Cohort Study
Steering Committee: N Obel, J Gerstoft, G Kronborg, L Nielsen, C Pedersen, J Jensen, CS Larsen, A Laursen, G Pedersen
Participating physicians: Departments of Infectious Diseases at Copenhagen University Hospitals, Rigshospitalet (J Gerstoft, N Obel) and Hvidovre (G Kronborg, NH Valerius, V Rosenfeldt), Odense University Hospital (C Pedersen, N Fisker), Aarhus University Hospitals, Skejby (CS Larsen, T Herlin, H Nielsen) and Aalborg (G Pedersen), Herning Hospital (AL Laursen), Helsingør Hospital (L Nielsen) and Kolding Hospital (J Jensen).
Virologist: Claus Nielsen, Department of Virology, Statens Seruminstitut, Copenhagen


ECS (Europe)
Sources of Funding:
The ECS receives funding from the European Commission (Coordination action PENTA/ECS 018865).
Key Personnel:
Dr C Thorne, D Patel, Prof C Peckham, Prof ML Newell (UK – London), Dr C Giaquinto (Italy – Padua), Dr R Malyuta (Ukraine – Odessa)
Participating phycisians (city):
Belgium - Prof J. Levy, Dr M. Hainaut, Dr T.Goetghebuer, Dr Y. Manigart, Dr P. Barlow (Brussels); Denmark - Dr N H Valerius, Dr V Rosenfeldt (Hvidovre); Germany - Prof I Grosch Wörner, Dr C Feiterna-Sperling, Dr T Schmitz, Dr S Casteleyn (Berlin); Italy - Dr A Ferrazin, Prof C Viscoli, Prof A De Maria, Prof G Bentivoglio, Dr S Ferrero, Dr C Gotta (Genoa), Dr V Savasi, Prof E Ferrazzi, Prof A Viganò, Dr V Giacomet (Milan); Drssa W. Buffolano, Dr R Tiseo, Prof P Martinelli, Drssa M Sansone, Dr A Agangi (Naples); Dr C Giaquinto, Dr O Rampon, Prof A De Rossi (Padova); Dr C Tibaldi, Dr S Marini, Dr G Masuelli, Prof C Benedetto (Torino); Dr S.Alberico, Dr M Zanette, Dr V Soini, Dr C Businelli (Trieste); The Netherlands - Dr H Scherpbier, M Kreyenbroek, Dr M.H. Godfried, Dr F.J. Nellen, and Dr K Boer (Amsterdam); Poland - Dr T Niemieç, Prof M Marczynska, Dr A Oldakowska, M Kaflik (Warsaw); Spain - Dr I de José, Dr I Bates, Dr B Larrú, Dr J Ma Peña, Dr J Gonzalez Garcia, Dr JR Arribas Lopez, Dr MC Garcia Rodriguez (Madrid); Prof F Asensi-Botet, Dr MC Otero, Dr D Pérez-Tamarit (Valencia), Prof A Mûr, Dr A Payà, Dr MA López-Vilchez, Dr R Carreras, Dr O Coll, Dr A Suy and Dr J M Perez (Barcelona); Sweden - Dr AB Bohlin, Dr S Lindgren, Dr K Elfgren, Dr B Anzén and Dr K Lidman (Huddinge and Solna); UK - Dr J Mok (Edinburgh); Dr G P Taylor, Dr EGH Lyall, Ms Z Penn (London); Ukraine - Dr R Malyuta, Dr I Semenenko, Dr I Shevchenko, T Pilipenko, Dr D. Richko, Y. Khomout (Perinatal Prevention of AIDS Initiative, Odessa), Dr S Posokhova (Regional Hospital, Odessa), Dr T Kaleeva, Dr A. Shelyag, Dr S. Servetsky (Odessa Regional Centre for HIV/AIDS), Dr A. Stelmah, Dr G. Kiseleva, Dr O. A. Zalata (Crimean Republic Centre for HIV/AIDS), Dr S. Soloha, Dr M. P. Grazhdanov (Donetsk Regional Centre for HIV/AIDS), Dr N. Bashkatova (Marioupol AIDS Center), Dr I.Raus, Dr O. V. Yurchenko (Kiev City Centre for HIV/AIDS), Dr O. Gloushenko, Dr Z. Ruban (Mikolaiev Regional Centre for HIV/AIDS).

EuroSIDA (Europe)
Sources of Funding:Primary support for EuroSIDA is provided by the European Commission BIOMED 1 (CT94-1637), BIOMED 2 (CT97-2713), the 5th Framework (QLK2-2000-00773), the 6th Framework (LSHP-CT-2006-018632), and the 7th Framework (FP7/2007-2013, EuroCoord n° 260694) programmes. Current support also includes unrestricted grants by Gilead, Pfizer, BMS, and Merck and Co.; The participation of centres from Switzerland was supported by The Swiss National Science Foundation (Grant 108787).
Steering Committee: J Gatell, B Gazzard, A Horban, I Karpov, B Ledergerber, M Losso, A d’Arminio Monforte, C Pedersen, A Rakhmanova, M Ristola, J Rockstroh (Chair), S De Wit (Vice-Chair)
Additional voting members: J Lundgren, A Phillips, P Reiss
Coordinating Centre Staff: O Kirk, A Mocroft, A Cozzi-Lepri, D Grint, A Schultze, L Shepherd, D Raben, D Podlekareva, J Kjær, L Peters, C Matthews, AH Fischer, JE Nielsen, A Bojesen
Physicians and Centres (National Coordinator): Argentina: (M Losso), M Kundro, Hospital JM Ramos Mejia, Buenos Aires. Austria: (N Vetter), Pulmologisches Zentrum der Stadt Wien, Vienna; R Zangerle, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck. Belarus: (I Karpov), A Vassilenko, Belarus State Medical University, Minsk, VM Mitsura, Gomel State Medical University, Gomel; O Suetnov, Regional AIDS Centre, Svetlogorsk. Belgium: (N Clumeck), S De Wit, M Delforge, Saint-Pierre Hospital, Brussels; E Florence, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp; L Vandekerckhove, University Ziekenhuis Gent, Gent. Bosnia-Herzegovina: (V Hadziosmanovic), Klinicki Centar Univerziteta Sarajevo, Sarajevo. Bulgaria: (K Kostov), Infectious Diseases Hospital, Sofia. Croatia: (J Begovac), University Hospital of Infectious Diseases, Zagreb. Czech Republic: (L Machala), D Jilich, Faculty Hospital Bulovka, Prague; D Sedlacek, Charles University Hospital, Plzen. Denmark: (J Nielsen), G Kronborg,T Benfield, M Larsen, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen; J Gerstoft, T Katzenstein, A-B E Hansen, P Skinhøj, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen; C Pedersen, Odense University Hospital, Odense; L Ostergaard, Skejby Hospital, Aarhus, U B Dragsted, Roskilde Hospital, Roskilde; L N Nielsen, Hillerod Hospital, Hillerod. Estonia: (K Zilmer), West-Tallinn Central Hospital, Tallinn; Jelena Smidt, Nakkusosakond Siseklinik, Kohtla-Järve. Finland: (M Ristola), Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki. France: (C Katlama), Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpétière, Paris; J-P Viard, Hôtel-Dieu, Paris; P-M Girard, Hospital Saint-Antoine, Paris; P Vanhems, University Claude Bernard, Lyon; C Pradier, Hôpital de l'Archet, Nice; F Dabis, D Neau, Unité INSERM, Bordeaux, C Duvivier, Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris. Germany: (J Rockstroh), Universitäts Klinik Bonn; R Schmidt, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover; J van Lunzen, O Degen, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Infectious Diseases Unit, Hamburg; HJ Stellbrink, IPM Study Center, Hamburg; M Bickel, JW Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt; J Bogner, Medizinische Poliklinik, Munich; G. Fätkenheuer, Universität Köln, Cologne. Greece: (J Kosmidis), P Gargalianos, G Xylomenos, J Perdios, Athens General Hospital; H Sambatakou, Ippokration General Hospital, Athens. Hungary: (D Banhegyi), Szent Lásló Hospital, Budapest. Iceland: (M Gottfredsson), Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik. Ireland: (F Mulcahy), St. James's Hospital, Dublin. Israel: (I Yust), D Turner, M Burke, Ichilov Hospital, Tel Aviv; S Pollack, G Hassoun, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa; H Elinav, M Haouzi, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem.Italy: (A d’Arminio Monforte ), Istituto Di Clinica Malattie Infettive e Tropicale, Milan; R Esposito, I Mazeu, C Mussini, Università Modena, Modena; C Arici, Ospedale Riuniti, Bergamo; R Pristera, Ospedale Generale Regionale, Bolzano; F Mazzotta, A Gabbuti, Ospedale S Maria Annunziata, Firenze; V Vullo, M Lichtner, University di Roma la Sapienza, Rome; A Chirianni, E Montesarchio, M Gargiulo, Presidio Ospedaliero AD Cotugno, Monaldi Hospital, Napoli; G D`Offizi, C Taibi , A Antinori, Istituto Nazionale Malattie Infettive Lazzaro Spallanzani, Rome; A Lazzarin, A Castagna, N Gianotti, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan; M Galli, A Ridolfo, Osp. L. Sacco, Milan. Latvia: (B Rozentale), I Zeltina, Infectology Centre of Latvia, Riga. Lithuania: (S Chaplinskas), Lithuanian AIDS Centre, Vilnius.Luxembourg: (T Staub), R Hemmer, Centre Hospitalier, Luxembourg. Netherlands: (P Reiss), Academisch Medisch Centrum bij de Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam. Norway: (V Ormaasen), A Maeland, J Bruun, Ullevål Hospital, Oslo. Poland: (B Knysz) J Gasiorowski, Medical University, Wroclaw; A Horban, E Bakowska, Centrum Diagnostyki i Terapii AIDS, Warsaw; A Grzeszczuk, R Flisiak, Medical University, Bialystok; A Boron-Kaczmarska, M Pynka, M Parczewski, Medical Univesity, Szczecin; M Beniowski, E Mularska, Osrodek Diagnostyki i Terapii AIDS, Chorzow; H Trocha, Medical University, Gdansk; E Jablonowska, E Malolepsza, K Wojcik, Wojewodzki Szpital Specjalistyczny, Lodz. Portugal: (M Doroana), L Caldeira, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon; K Mansinho, Hospital de Egas Moniz, Lisbon; F Maltez, Hospital Curry Cabral, Lisbon. Romania: (D Duiculescu), Spitalul de Boli Infectioase si Tropicale: Dr. Victor Babes, Bucarest. Russia: (A Rakhmanova), Medical Academy Botkin Hospital, St Petersburg; A Rakhmanova, St Petersburg AIDS Centre, St Peterburg; S Buzunova, Novgorod Centre for AIDS, Novgorod, I Khromova, Centre for HIV/AIDS & and Infectious Diseases, Kaliningrad; E Kuzovatova, Nizhny Novgorod Scientific and Research Institute, Nizhny Novogrod. Serbia: (D Jevtovic), The Institute for Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Belgrade. Slovakia: (M Mokráš), D Staneková, Dérer Hospital, Bratislava. Slovenia: (J Tomazic), University Clinical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana. Spain: (J González-Lahoz), V Soriano, P Labarga, Hospital Carlos III, Madrid; S Moreno, J. M. Rodriguez, Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid; B Clotet, A Jou, R Paredes, C Tural, J Puig, I Bravo, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona; JM Gatell, JM Miró, Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona; P Domingo, M Gutierrez, G Mateo, MA Sambeat, Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona; J Medrano, Hospital Universitario de Alava, Vitoria-Gasteiz. Sweden: (A Blaxhult), Venhaelsan-Sodersjukhuset, Stockholm; L Flamholc, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, A Thalme, A Sonnerborg, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm. Switzerland: (B Ledergerber), R Weber, University Hospital, Zürich; P Francioli, M Cavassini, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne; B Hirschel, E Boffi, Hospital Cantonal Universitaire de Geneve, Geneve; H Furrer, Inselspital Bern, Bern; M Battegay, L Elzi, University Hospital Basel; P Vernazza, Kantonsspital, St. Gallen. Ukraine: (E Kravchenko), N Chentsova, Kiev Centre for AIDS, Kiev; V Frolov, G Kutsyna, Luhansk State Medical University; Luhansk; S Servitskiy, Odessa Region AIDS Center, Odessa; A Kuznetsova, Kharkov State Medical University, Kharkov; G Kyselyova, Crimean Republican AIDS centre, Simferopol. United Kingdom: (B Gazzard), St. Stephen's Clinic, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London; AM Johnson, E Simons, Mortimer Market Centre, London; A Phillips, MA Johnson, A Mocroft, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London (Royal Free Campus); C Orkin, Royal London Hospital, London; J Weber, G Scullard, Imperial College School of Medicine at St. Mary's, London; M Fisher, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton; C Leen, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

Frankfurt HIV (Germany)
Sources of Funding:
Unrestricted Educational Grants
Steering Committee Members:
C. Stephan
Particpating physicians (city):
Germany: P. Gute, S. Klauke, P. Khaykin (Frankfurt/M.)

Georgian National HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Program Database (Georgia)
Sources of funding: 
National Program on Early Detection and Treatment of HIV/AIDS. Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. 
Key Personnel: 
Dr. Tengiz Tsertsvadze, Dr. Nikoloz Chkhartishvili, Dr. Lali Sharvadze, Dr. Pati Gabunia, Dr. Otar Chokoshvili
Coordinating Center: 
Infectious Diseases, AIDS and Clinical Immunology Research Center (Tbilisi)

ICC (Italy)
Sources of Funding:
Grants from Italian National Health Services (Ricerca Finalizzata e Finalizzata degli IRCCS, Ministero della Salute; Programma Nazionale AIDS, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy).
Steering Committee Members:
A. Antinori
Participating physicians (city):
Italy: A. Ammassari, A. Antinori, G. Antonucci, S. Bonfigli, I. Borrelli, P. De Longis, ML. Giancola, E. Girardi, G. Liuzzi, P. Lorenzini, P. Marconi, S. Mosti, CF. Perno, P. Sette, MP Trotta, V. Tozzi, U. Visco-Comandini, M. Zaccarelli.

ICONA (Italy and UK)
Sources of Funding:
GlaxoSmithKline
Steering Committee Members:
M. Moroni (Chair), G. Carosi, R. Cauda, F. Chiodo, A. d’Arminio Monforte, F. Dianzani, G. Ippolito, A. Lazzarin, R. Panebianco, G. Pastore
Participating physicians (city):
Italy: M. Montroni, G. Scalise, M.C. Braschi, A. Riva (Ancona); U. Tirelli, F. Martellotta (Aviano-PN); G. Pastore, N. Ladisa, G. Minafra (Bari); F. Suter, C. Arici (Bergamo); F. Chiodo, V. Colangeli, C. Fiorini, O. Coronado (Bologna); G. Carosi, G. Cristini, C. Torti, C. Minardi, D. Bertelli (Brescia); T. Quirino, S. Melzi (Busto Arsizio); P.E. Manconi, P. Piano (Cagliari); L. Cosco, A. Scerbo (Catanzaro); E. Pizzigallo, M. D’Alessandro (Chieti); D. Santoro, L. Pusterla (Como); G. Carnevale, A. Zoncada (Cremona); P. Viganò, M. Mena (Cuggiono); F. Ghinelli, L. Sighinolfi (Ferrara); F. Leoncini, F. Mazzotta, M. Pozzi, S. Lo Caputo (Firenze); G. Angarano, B. Grisorio, A. Saracino, S. Ferrara (Foggia); P. Grima, P. Tundo (Galatina-LE); G. Pagano, G. Cassola, A. Alessandrini, R. Piscopo (Genova); M. Toti, M. Trezzi (Grosseto); F. Soscia, L. Tacconi (Latina); A. Orani, P. Perini (Lecco); A. Scasso, A. Vincenti (Lucca); F. Chiodera, P. Castelli (Macerata); A. Scalzini, L. Palvarini (Mantova); M. Moroni, A. Lazzarin, G. Rizzardini, L. Caggese, A. d’Arminio Monforte, D. Repetto, A. Galli, S. Merli, C. Pastecchia, M.C. Moioli (Milano); R. Esposito, C. Mussini (Modena); N. Abrescia, A. Chirianni, C.M. Izzo, M. Piazza, M. De Marco, R. Viglietti, E. Manzillo, S. Nappa (Napoli); A. Colomba, V. Abbadessa, T. Prestileo, S. Mancuso (Palermo); C. Ferrari, P. Pizzaferri (Parma); G. Filice, L. Minoli, R. Bruno, S. Novati (Pavia); F. Baldelli, G. Camanni (Perugia); E. Petrelli, A. Cioppi (Pesaro); F. Alberici, A. Ruggieri (Piacenza); F. Menichetti, C. Martinelli (Pisa); C. De Stefano, A. La Gala (Potenza); G. Ballardini, E. Rizzo (Ravenna); G. Magnani, M.A. Ursitti (Reggio Emilia); M. Arlotti, P. Ortolani (Rimini); R. Cauda, F. Dianzani, G. Ippolito, A. Antinori, G. Antonucci, M. Ciardi, P. Narciso, N. Petrosillo, V. Vullo, A. De Luca, A. Ammassari, M. Zaccarelli, R. Acinapura, P. De Longis, R. Murri, M.P. Trotta, P. Noto, M. Lichtner, M.R. Capobianchi, F. Carletti, C.F, Perno, E. Girardi, P. Pezzotti, G. Rezza (Roma); M.S. Mura, M. Mannazzu (Sassari); P. Caramello, G. Di Perri, G.C. Orofino, M. Sciandra (Torino); P.A. Grossi, C. Basilico (Varese); A. Poggio, G. Bottari (Verbania); E. Raise, F. Ebo (Venezia); G. Pellizzer, D. Buonfrate (Vicenza); F. Resta, K. Loso (Taranto); UK A. Cozzi Lepri (London)

KOMPNET (Germany)
Sources of Funding:
The Competence Network for HIV/AIDS is funded by the German “Federal Ministry of Education and Research” (BMBF).
Steering Committee Members:
N.H. Brockmeyer (Chair and Speaker), V. ter Meulen (Chair), K. Arasteh, G. Fätkenheuer, B. Fleckenstein, F.-D. Goebel, O. Hamouda, T. Harrer, H. Jäger, J. Rockstroh, U. Paulus, B. Salzberger, A. Schafberger, S. Schwarze, S. Staszewski, H.-J. Stellbrink, U.A. Walker, H. Wolf, M. Zeitz, G. Arendt, H.R. Brodt, S. Esser, M. Funk, H. Kremer, J. van Lunzen, P. Racz, Rasokat, R.E. Schmidt, A. Skaletz-Rorowski (scientific coordinator of CompNet HIV/AIDS), C. Michalik (network’s data management at Coordinating Centre for Clinical trials Cologne)
Participating physicians (city):
Germany:H. Knechten (Aachen); C. Bartz (Aachen); K. Arasteh (Berlin); K. von Weizsäcker (Berlin); M. Zeitz (Berlin); B. Bieniek, C. Cordes (Berlin); H. Jessen, A. Jessen, L. Stein (Berlin); E. Lauenroth-Mai, F. Schlote, C. Schuler (Berlin); A. Moll, J. Gölz (Berlin); M. Freiwald, M. Rausch (Berlin); S. Dupke, A. Carganico, A. Baumgarten (Berlin); C. Schmidt, W. Mayr (Berlin); S. Köppe, F. Krauthausen (Berlin); N.H. Brockmeyer (Bochum); J. Rockstroh (Bonn); M. Hower (Dortmund); M. Oette (Duesseldorf); U. Friebe-Hoffmann (Duesseldorf); T. Niehues (Duesseldorf); G. Arendt (Duesseldorf); S. Mauss, G. Schmutz (Duesseldorf); B. Gantke (Duesseldorf); T. Harrer (Erlangen); T. Goecke (Erlangen); S. Esser (Essen); S. Staszewski (Frankfurt); M. Funk, R. Linde, D. Dunsch, C. Königs (Frankfurt); A. Reitter (Frankfurt); P. Gute, L. Lochner, T. Lutz (Frankfurt); K. Warnatz, J. Thoden (Freiburg); A. Clad (Freiburg); A. Plettenberg, A. Stoehr (Hamburg); R. Ganschow (Hamburg); J. van Lunzen (Hamburg); S. Fenske (Hamburg); T. Buhk, H.-J. Stellbrink, A. Adam, C.K. Schewe, L. Weitner (Hamburg); R.E. Schmidt (Hannover); K. Oehler, B. Hollwitz, J. Schauer (Hannover); B. Kuhlmann (Hannover); M. Hartmann (Heidelberg); F.A. Mosthaf (Karlsruhe); A. Rieke (Koblenz); G. Faetkenheuer (Köln); H. Rasokat (Köln); W. Wiesel, A. Theisen (Köln); S. Scholten (Köln); M. Beichert (Mannheim); B. Buchholz, S. Hien (Mannheim); H. Jaeger, e. Jaegel-Guedes(Muenchen); A. Gingelmaier, M. Sovric (Muenchen); U. Wintergerst, G. Notheis (Muenchen); J. Bogner (Muenchen); M. Karwat (Muenchen); H. Hartl (Muenchen); D. Reichelt (Muenster); A. Mutz (Osnabrueck); B. Salzberger (Regensburg); A.Ulmer, M. Müller, B. Frietsch (Stuttgart); M. Lübke (Stuttgart); H. Klinker (Wuerzburg)

MOCHIV (Switzerland)
Sources of funding:
The Swiss National Science Foundation
Steering committee members:
Participating physicians (city):
C. Aebi, M. Battegay, E. Bernasconi, J. Böni, HC Bucher, Ph. Bürgisser, S. Cattacin, M. Cavassini, J.-J. Cheseaux, G. Drack, R. Dubs, M. Egger, L. Elzi, P. Erb, M. Fischer, M. Flepp, A. Fontana, P. Francioli (President of the SHCS, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CH-1011- Lausanne), HJ. Furrer, A. Gayet-Ageron, S. Gerber, M. Gorgievski, C. Grawe, H. Günthard, Th. Gyr, H. Hirsch, B. Hirschel, I. Hösli, M. Hüsler, L. Kaiser, Ch. Kahlert, U. Karrer, C. Kind, Th. Klimkait, B. Ledergerber, G. Martinetti, B. Martinez, N. Müller, D. Nadal, M. Opravil, F. Paccaud, G. Pantaleo, M. Rickenbach, C. Rudin (Chairman of the MoChiV Substudy, Basel UKBB, Römergasse 8, CH-4058 Basel), P. Schmid, D. Schultze, J. Schüpbach, R. Speck, P. Taffé, P. Tarr, A. Telenti, A. Trkola, P. Vernazza, R. Weber, A. Wechsler, D. Wunder, C.-A. Wyler, S. Yerly.

MODENA (Italy)
Sources of Funding:
Instituto Superiore di Sanità
Participating physicians (city):
C. Mussini, V. Borghi, R. Esposito (Modena)

NSHPC (United Kingdon & Ireland)
Sources of Funding:
Health Protection Agency, Medical Research Council
Steering Committee Members & key personnel:
Cortina-Borja M, Goldberg D, Lyall H, de Ruiter A, Masters J, Namiba A, Ncube F, Peckham C, Tookey P. Townsend C.
Participating Centres:
National surveillance system. Obstetric and paediatric respondents throughout the UK and Ireland

SAN RAFFAELE (Italy)
Sources of funding:
Fondazione Centro San Raffaele del Monte Tabor
Steering Committee Members and other key personnel:
A. Castagna, responsible for the IDD-HSR (Infectious Diseases Database- San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy) G. Fusetti, S. Salpietro
Participating physicians (city):
A. Lazzarin, L.Galli

SHCS (Switzerland)
Sources of funding:
The Swiss National Science Foundation (grant # 33CS30_134277).
The members of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study are:
J. Barth, M. Battegay, E. Bernasconi, J. Böni, HC Bucher, C. Burton-Jeangros, A. Calmy, M. Cavassini, C. Cellerai, M. Egger, L. Elzi, J Fehr, M. Flepp, P. Francioli (President of the SHCS), H. Furrer (Chairman of the Clinical and Laboratory Committee), C.A. Fux, M. Gorgievski, H. Günthard (Chairman of the Scientific Board), D. Haerry (Deputy of "Positive Council"), B. Hasse, H.H. Hirsch, B. Hirschel, I. Hösli, C. Kahlert, L. Kaiser, O. Keiser, C. Kind, T. Klimkait, H. Kovari, B. Ledergerber, G. Martinetti, B. Martinez de Tejada, K. Metzner, N. Müller, D. Nadal, G. Pantaleo, A. Rauch, S Regenass, M. Rickenbach (Head of Data Center), C. Rudin (Chairman of the Mother & Child Substudy), P. Schmid, D. Schultze, F. Schöni-Affolter, J. Schüpbach, R. Speck, P. Taffé, P. Tarr, A. Telenti, A. Trkola, P. Vernazza, R. Weber, S. Yerly.

ST PIERRE (Belgium)
Sources of funding:
Recurrent hospital support.
Industry funding based on pluri annual contracts.
Steering Committee Members:
N.Clumeck, chair, S.De Wit, vice -chair
Key personnel:
B. Poll, biostatistician, C. Necsoi, data manager
Participating physicians (city):
N. Clumeck, S. De Wit, M. Gerard, K. Kabeya, D. Konopnicki, A. Libois, MC. Payen, Y. Van Laethem (all from St Pierre Hospital, Brussels).

Italian Master:
Participating physicians (city):
G. Carosi (Chair), M. Puoti, C. Torti, E. Quiros-Roldan, G. Paraninfo, S. Casari (Brescia); A. Antinori, G. Antonucci, A. Ammassari (Roma); A. Angarano, A. Saracino (Foggia); R. Cauda, A. De Luca (Roma); A. D’Arminio Monforte, P. Cicconi (Milano); F. Mazzotta, S. Lo Caputo, N. Marino (Firenze); L. Minoli, R. Maserati, S. Novati, C. Tinelli (Pavia); F. Ghinelli, L. Sighinolfi (Ferrara); G. Pastore, N. Ladisa (Foggia); T. Quirino, M. Migliorino (Busto Arsizio); F. Suter, F. Maggiolo (Bergamo)

UK CHIC (United Kingdom)
Sources of funding:
Funding for the UK CHIC Study has been obtained from the Medical Research Council, UK (grant G0000199 and G0600337).
Steering Committee Members:
J. Anderson, A. Babiker, V. Delpech, D. Dunn, P. Easterbrook, M. Fisher, B. Gazzard (Chair), R. Gilson, M. Gompels, T. Hill, M. Johnson, C. Leen, C. Orkin, N. Mackie, A. Phillips, D. Pillay, K. Porter, C. Sabin (PI), A. Schwenk, A. Winston.
Central Co-ordination: L. Bansi, T. Hill, A. Phillips, C. Sabin (Royal Free and University College, London); A. Babiker, D. Dunn, S. Patel, K. Porter, S. Sheehan (Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, London).
Participating physicians (city):
P. Easterbrook, S. Duffell, E. Bazuaye, E. Macfarlane (King’s College Hospital, London); M. Fisher, N. Perry, A. Pullin, D. Churchill, W. Harris (Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust); B. Gazzard, S. Bulbeck, S. Mandalia, J. Clarke (Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust, London); R. Gilson, J. Dodds, A. Rider, I. Williams (Mortimer Market Centre, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London); V. Delpech (Health Protection Agency -Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London); M. Johnson, M. Youle, F. Lampe, C. Smith, H. Gumley, C. Chaloner, D. Puradiredja (Royal Free NHS Trust and RFUCMS, London); J. Walsh, J. Weber, C. Kemble, N. Mackie, A. Winston (St. Mary’s Hospital, London); C. Orkin, R. Thomas, K. Jones, J. Hand (Barts and The London NHS Trust, London); J. Anderson, S. Gann, K. Jones (Homerton Hospital, London); C. Leen, A. Wilson (Edinburgh); A. Schwenk, J. Ainsworth (North Middlesex).

Bordeaux RCC

(Jump to Copenhagen RCC)

ANRS CO1/CO10 EPF (France)
Sources of funding : Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le Sida et les hépatites virales (ANRS)
Steering Commitee members:
A. Berrebi, S. Blanche, M-J. Commoy, J-F. Delfraissy, C. Dollfus, A.Faye, V. Jeantils, L. Mandelbrot, S. Matheron, Y. Riviere, C. Rouzioux, C. Tamalet, J-P. Teglas, I. Thuret, J-M. Treluyer, R. Tubiana, J. Warszawski
Participating physicians (city):
D. Douard (Bordeaux), J. Gaudelus, E. Lachassine (Bondy), V. Chambrin, P. Labrune (Clamart), C. Crenn-Hebert, C. Floch-Tudal, F. Mazy (Colombes), A. Devidas, A. May (Corbeil Essonnes), V. Garrait, S. Lemerle (Créteil), D. Pathier (Ivry), F. Mazingue (Lille), L. Cotte, K. Kebaïli (Lyon), L. Cravello, I. Thuret (Marseille), B. Heller-Roussin (Montreuil), P. Benos, M. Lalande (Montpellier), C. Brunet-François, V. Reliquet (Nantes), A. Bongain, A. Deville, F. Monpoux (Nice), J.L. Benifla, S. Blanche, N. Ciraru-Vigneron, B. Carbonne, C. Dollfus, G. Firtion, S. Fridman, M. G. Lebrette, M. Levine, S. Matheron, E. Pannier, D. Peretti, R. Tubiana (Paris), M.C. Allemon (Saint-Denis), J.J. Favreau, M. Partisani (Strasbourg), A. Berrebi, J. Tricoire (Toulouse), A. Chacé, F. Guillot (Villeneuve St Georges).

ANRS CO2 SEROCO (France)
Pending

ANRS CO3 AQUITAINE (France)
Soruces of funding: Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le SIDA et les hépatites virales (ANRS), Action Coordonnée n°7 - Cohortes; Ensemble contre le SIDA (ECS).
Scientific Committee members:
F. Dabis (coordinator), M. Dupon, P. Mercié, P. Morlat, JL. Pellegrin and JM. Ragnaud; Epidemiology and Biostatistics: G. Chêne, F. Dabis, S. Lawson-Ayayi, C. Lewden, R. Thiébaut and M. Winnock; Data collection and Data management: MJ. Blaizeau, M. Decoin, S. Delveaux, P. Duffau, D. Dutoit, S. Geffard, S. Gillet, C. Hanappier, L. Houinou, S. Labarerre, V. Lavignolle-Aurillac, G. Palmer, D. Touchard and B. Uwamaliya-Nziyumvira
Participating physicians (city):
N. Bernard, P. Blanco, M. Bonarek, F. Bonnet, D. Breilh, L. Castera, O. Caubet, C. Cazanave, P. Couzigou, FA. Dauchy, C. De La Taille, M. Dupon, H. Dutronc, H. Fleury, C Greib, K. Lacombe, D. Lacoste, S. Lafarie-Castet, ME. Lafon, M. Longy-Boursier, D. Malvy, B. Masquelier, P. Mercié, G. Miremont-Salamé, JF. Moreau, P. Morlat, D. Neau, A. Ochoa, I. Pellegrin, JL. Pellegrin, JM. Ragnaud, JF. Viallard (Bordeaux); F. Bonnal, S. Farbos, M. Gemain (Bayonne); P. Loste, L. Caunègre (Dax); J. Ceccaldi, S. Tchamgoué (Libourne); S. De Witte (Mont-De-Marsan).

ANRS CO4 FHDH (France)
Sources of funding : Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le Sida et les hépatites virales (ANRS), Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale et Le Ministère en charge de la santé
Scientific Committee members:
S Abgrall, F Barin, M Bentata, E Billaud, F Boué, C Burty, A Cabié, D Costagliola, L Cotte, P De Truchis, X Duval, C Duvivier, P Enel, L Fredouille-Heripret, J Gasnault, C Gaud, J Gilquin, S Grabar, MA Khuong, JM Lang, AS Lascaux, O Launay, A Mahamat, M Mary-Krause, S Matheron, JL Meynard, J Pavie, G Pialoux, F Pilorgé, I Poizot-Martin, C Pradier, J Reynes, E Rouveix, A Simon, P Tattevin, H Tissot-Dupont, JP Viard, N Viget.
DMI2 coordinating Centre:
French Ministry of Health (E Aronica, A Pariente-Khayat), Technical Hospitalisation Information Agency, ATIH (N Jacquemet, A Rivet).
Statistical analysis Centre:
INSERM U720 (S Abgrall, D Costagliola, S Grabar, M Guiguet, E Lanoy, H Selinger-Leneman, L Lièvre, M Mary-Krause, V Potard)
CISIH: Paris area: CISIH de Bichat-Claude Bernard (Hôpital Bichat-Claude Bernard), CISIH de Paris-Centre Ouest (Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou; GH Tarnier-Cochin; Hôpital Saint-Joseph; Hôpital Necker adultes), CISIH de Paris-Sud (Hôpital Antoine Béclère; Hôpital de Bicêtre; Hôpital Henri Mondor; Hôpital Paul Brousse), CISIH de Paris-Est (Hôpital Saint-Antoine; Hôpital Tenon), CISIH de Pitié-Salpétrière (GH Pitié Salpétrière), CISIH de Saint-Louis (Hôpital Saint-Louis; GH Lariboisière), CISIH 92 (Hôpital Ambroise Paré; Hôpital Louis Mourier; Hôpital Raymond Poincaré), CISIH 93 (Hôpital Avicenne; Hôpital Jean Verdier; Hôpital Delafontaine). Outside Paris area: CISIH Auvergne-Loire (CHU de Clermont-Ferrand; CHRU de Saint-Etienne); CISIH de Bourgogne-Franche Comté (CHRU de Besançon; CHRU de Dijon; CH de Belfort; CHRU de Reims); CISIH de Caen (CHRU de Caen), CISIH de Grenoble (CHU de Grenoble), CISIH de Lyon (Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse; Hôpital Edouard Herriot; Hôtel-Dieu), CISIH de Marseille (Hôpital de la Conception; Hôpital Nord; Institut Paoli Calmettes; Hôpital Sainte-Marguerite; CHG d’Aix-En-Provence; Centre pénitentiaire des Baumettes; CH d’Arles; CH d’Avignon; CH de Digne Les Bains; CH de Gap; CH de Martigues; CHI de Toulon), CISIH de Montpellier (CHU de Montpellier; CHG de Nîmes), CISIH de Nancy (Hôpital de Brabois), CISIH de Nantes (CHRU de Nantes), CISIH de Nice (Hôpital Archet 1; CHG Antibes Juan les Pins), CISIH de Rennes (CHU de Rennes), CISIH de Rouen (CHRU de Rouen), CISIH de Strasbourg (CHRU de Strasbourg; CH de Mulhouse), CISIH de Toulouse (CHU Purpan; Hôpital la Grave; CHU Rangueil), CISIH de Tourcoing-Lille (CH Gustave Dron; CH de Tourcoing), CISIH de Tours (CHRU de Tours; CHU Trousseau). Overseas: CISIH de Guadeloupe (CHRU de Pointe-à-Pitre), CISIH de Guyane (CHG de Cayenne), CISIH de Martinique (CHRU de Fort-de-France), CISIH de La Réunion (CHD Félix Guyon).

ANRS CO6 PRIMO (France)
Pending

ANRS CO8 COPILOTE (France)
Sources of funding: Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le Sida et les hépatites virales (ANRS, Action Coordonnée n°7). Other supports: Collège des Universitaires de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales (CMIT ex APPIT), Sidaction Ensemble contre le Sida, et laboratoires : Abbott, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Glaxo- SmithKline, Roche.
Scientific Committee members:
Principal Investigators: C. Leport, F. Raffi, Methodology: G. Chêne, R. Salamon, Social Sciences: J-P. Moatti, J. Pierret, B. Spire, Virology: F. Brun-Vézinet, H. Fleury, B. Masquelier, Pharmacology: G. Peytavin, R. Garraffo; Other members: D. Costagliola, P. Dellamonica, C. Katlama, L. Meyer, D. Salmon, A. Sobel ;Events Validation Committee: L. Cuzin, M. Dupon, X. Duval, V. Le Moing, B. Marchou, T. May, P. Morlat, C. Rabaud, A. Waldner-Combernoux; Project coordination: F. Collin, Observers: JF. Delfraissy, M. Garré. Clinical Research Group: V. Le Moing, C. Lewden. Data monitoring and statistical analysis: C. Alfaro, S. Boucherit, AD Bouhnik, C. Brunet-François, M.P. Carrieri, M. Courcoul, F. Couturier, J.L. Ecobichon, M. François, V. Guiyedi, L. Iordache. P. Kurkdji, JP Legrand, S. Martiren, E. Pereira, M. Préau, C. Protopopescu, C. Roy, J. Surzyn, A. Taieb, V. Villes, H. Zouari.
Participating physicians/coordinators (city):
JL. Schmit (Amiens), JM. Chennebault (Angers), JP. Faller (Belfort), JL. Dupond, JM. Estavoyer, Drobachef (Besançon), O. Bouchaud (Bobigny), M. Dupon, Longy-Boursier, P. Morlat, JM. Ragnaud (Bordeaux), P. Granier (Bourg-en-Bresse), M. Garré (Brest), R. Verdon (Caen), D. Merrien (Compiègne), A. Devidas (Corbeil Essonnes), A. Sobel (Créteil), H. Portier (Dijon), C. Perronne (Garches), P. Lagarde (Lagny), J. Ceccaldi (Libourne), D. Peyramond (Lyon), C. Allard (Meaux), J. Reynes (Montpellier), T. May (Nancy), F. Raffi (Nantes), JG Fuzibet, P. Dellamonica (Nice), P. Arsac (Orléans), E. Bouvet, F. Bricaire, P. Bergmann, J. Cabane, J. Monsonego, P.M. Girard, L. Guillevin, S. Herson, C. Leport, MC. Meyohas, J.M. Molina, G. Pialoux, D. Salmon (Paris), B. Becq-Giraudon (Poitiers), R. Jaussaud (Reims), C. Michelet (Rennes), F. Lucht (Saint-Etienne), T. Debord (Saint-Mandé), JM Lang (Strasbourg), JP. De Jaureguiberry (Toulon), B. Marchou (Toulouse), JM. Besnier (Tours).

CASCADE (United Kingdom)
Sources of funding : EU DGXII
Steering Commitee:
J. Del Amo (Chair), L. Meyer (Vice Chair), H.Bucher, G. Chêne, D. Pillay, M. Prins, M. Rosinska, C. Sabin, G. Touloumi.
Participating Investigators (country, city):
Australia – D. Cooper, L. Gelgor, J. Kaldor, T. Kelleher, T. Ramacciotti, D. Smith (Sydney); Canada – J. Gill (Calgary); Denmark – L. Bruun Jorgensen, C. Nielsen, C. Pedersen (Copenhagen); Estonia - I Lutsar (Tartu), France – F. Boufassa, L. Meyer (Paris), D. Costagliola (Paris), P. Vanhems (Lyon), G. Chêne, F. Dabis, R. Thiebaut, B. Masquelier (Bordeaux); Germany – O. Hamouda, C. Kucherer (Berlin); Greece – A. Hatzakis, A. Karafoulidou N. Pantazis, D. Paraskevis, G. Touloumi (Athens), Italy – C. Balotta (Milan), M. Dorrucci, B. Longo, G. Rezza (Rome); Netherlands –R. Coutinho R. Geskus, M. Prins, L. van Asten, A. van der Bij (Amsterdam); Norway –O. Brubakk, A. Eskild, Johan N Bruun, M. Sannes (Oslo); Poland – M Rosinska (Warsaw), Portugal – R Camacho (Lisbon); Russian Federation – T Smolskaya (St Petersburg), Spain – J. Del Amo, J. del Romero (Madrid), I. Hernandez Aguado, S. Perez-Hoyos (Valencia), R. Muga (Badalona), P. Garcia de Olalla (Barcelona); Switzerland – H. Bucher, P. Francioli, M. Rickenbach (Basel); UK –C. Lee, C. Sabin (London), A. Babiker, J. Darbyshire, V. Delpech, A. Johnson, A. Phillips, K. Porter (London), R. Brettle (Edinburgh), Ukraine – R Malyuta (Odessa).

Co-RIS (Spain)
Sources of funding: Red de Investigación de SIDA (RIS) January 2007 – December 2010 (annual renewal). RD06/006
Steering Commitee members:
J. del Amo, J. Berenguer, F. García, F. Gutiérrez, P. Labarga, S. Moreno, MA Muñoz
Data monitoring and statistical analysis: AM Caro and P Sobrino
Participating physicians (city):
D Dalmau, A Jaén, R Muga (Barcelona), S Padilla, M Masiá (Elche), J. Hernández Quero, A Peña (Granada), JA Oteo, JR Blanco (La Rioja), P Miralles, JC López, J del Romero, J González, MJ Pérez-Elías, JL Casado, F Pulido, R Rubio, V Moreno, I Santos, V Soriano, P Barreiro (Madrid), J Santos, R Palacios (Málaga), J Sola (Navarra), V Asensi (Oviedo), JA Iribarren (San Sebastián), M Leal, J Pineda (Sevilla), JL Gómez Sirvent (Tenerife).

CORISPE-cat (Catalonia, Spain)
Sources of funding:
 Financed by the Spanish Medical Research Fund (FIS) through the Red de Investigación en SDA (RIS, no. 173).
Steering Committee members: A Noguera-Julian, C Fortuny, A Mur, C Rodrigo, P Soler-Palacín.
Participating physicians: C Figueras, C Fortuny, A Mur, A Noguera-Julian, P Soler-Palacín, A Martín-Nalda, MT Coll, T Vallmanya, L García, V Pineda, A Soriano, J Escribano, N Rovira, L Mayol, M Méndez, C Rodrigo, N López.

GEMES-Haemo (Spain)
Sources of funding:
 Beca FIPSE (Fundación para investigación y Prevención del SIDA en España). From January 2000 to January 2008.
Steering Committee members:
I. Ruiz (Barcelona), J. del Amo, M. Quintana (Madrid), JM Cisneros (Sevilla), I. Ferreros, S. Pérez-Hoyos (Valencia).

Madrid Cohort of HIV Children (Spain)
Sources of funding:
 Beca FIPSE (Fundación para investigación y Prevención del SIDA en España) nº36405/03. From January 2007 to January 2007. Pending renewal, already sent application with register number 36644/07.
Steering Commitee members:
J. T. Ramos Amador, M.I. de José, M.I. González-Tomé, S. Guillén, M.J. Mellado, M. Navarro.
Participating physicians (city):
J. Beceiro (Alcalá de Henares), J. T. Ramos Amador, B. Rubio (Getafe), C. Calvo (Leganés), J.M. Bellón, M.I. de José, M. González Tomé, D. Gurbindo, B. Larrú, ), P. Martín-Fontelos, J. Martinez Perez, M. J. Mellado, M. A. Muñoz, M. L. Navarro (Madrid), M.A. Roa (Móstoles), J. Saavedra (Fuenlabrada).


PISCIS (Spain)
Sources of funding: FIPSE (Fundación para investigación y Prevención del SIDA en España), Departament de Salut de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Steering Committee members:
J. Casabona, A. Esteve, B. Ortiga JM. Miró, D. Podzamczer, J. Murillas.
Participating physicians: C. Agustí, B. Clotet, A. Romero, C. Tural (Badalona); F. Agüero, E. Ferrer, JM Gatell (Barcelona), I García (L’Hospitalet), L. Force (Mataró), A. Masabeu (Palamós), C. Villalonga (Palma de Mallorca), G. Navarro, F. Segura (Sabadell), J. Vilaró (Vic), M. Guadarrama (Vilafranca). Other Clinical Participants: JL Blanco, F. Garcia-Alcaide, J. Mallolas, E. Martinez, (Idibaps, Barcelona), A. Ballesteros, P. Barragan, F. Bolao, A. Bonjoch, C. Cabellos, D. Fuster, A. Jou, J.C Martinez, E. Negredo, M. Olmo, C. Peña, J. Romeu, M. Saumoy, G. Sirera (Barcelona), P. Barrufet (Mataró), Manel Cervantes, Montse Sala and Maria José Amengual (Sabadell).
Principal Investigator: J. Casabona; Clinical Coordination: J. Casabona and JM. Miró. Technical Coordination: B.Ortiga. Data support and Informatics: E. Puchol (Badalona), Modesto Sanchez (Idibaps, Barcelona). Statistical support and Data management: A. Esteve, A. Montoliu y N. Ortega (Badalona). Other technical Collaborators: Elisa de Lazzari (Idibaps, Barcelona).

VACH (Spain)
Sources of funding: FIPSE (Fundación para investigación y Prevención del SIDA en España)
Steering Committee members:
I. Suárez-Lozano, P. Domingo, R. Teira.
Participating physicians (city): E Martínez, F Mateos, J J Blanch (Albacete); L Garcia-Alcalde, B de la Fuente Garcia (Asturias); A Muñoz-Sanz (Badajoz); E Ribera, P Domingo, E Deig Comerma (Barcelona); P Muñoz Sanchez, S Ibarra Ugarte (Bilbao); A Vergara Campos, A Romero Palacios, P Jiménez Aguilar, J Borrallo Torrejón, A Martín Martín, JA Terron Pernia (Cadiz); T Sanchez, B Alcaraz Vidal (Cartagena); B Roca Villanueva (Castelloon); P Geijo Martinez (Cuenca); I Suarez-Lozano, J M Fajardo, M Dolores Merino, FJ Rodriguez-Gomez, FJ Martinez-Marco, J M Lomas (Huelva); T Puig Ganau (Lleida); V Estrada, J Cosin Ochaita, M Castaño Carracedo, J de Dios Colmenero Castillo (Malaga); R Teira Cobo (Santander); P Viciana, L Lopez Cortes, N Espinosa, F Lozano, J Ramón Lacalle (Sevilla); C Viladés Laborda, J Peraire Forner, F Vidal Marsal, E Pedrol Clotet, A Delegido, M Tasias, S Ruiz (Tarragona); M Montero, M Blanes, J Lacruz, E Calabuig, J López Aldeguer, M Salavert, S Cuéllar, M Jose Galindo, A Ferrer (Valencia)
Data Management: M Garrido (Huelva)
Statistical collaborators: Ferran Torres (Barcelona), JR Lacalle (Sevilla)