The Impact of Oxidative Stress on HIV-induced Lung Disease (INHALD)


The study is being conducted under the direction of Julio Ramirez, MD, and Jesse Roman, MD, at the University of Louisville. About 120 local subjects will be invited to take part in this research. The purpose of this research study is to determine if certain factors induced by HIV cause lung cells to produce a substance that causes HIV patients to develop lung diseases such as COPD.

IRB#: 13.0442


Principal Investigators:

Julio Ramirez, MD
Jesse Roman, MD


  • Paula Peyrani, MD
  • Tanya Wiese, MD
  • Leslie Beavin, MD