Do You Know About HANC?

HIV/AIDS Network Coordination
Broadcast Memo
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The DAIDS RSC is proud to work closely with other DAIDS Collaborators in support of the DAIDS mission. The Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination (HANC) is a valuable resource for DAIDS Clinical Trial Networks and Site Personnel.

What Does HANC Do?

HANC works with NIAID and the HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks to:

  • Facilitate collaboration and coordination on priority areas of research and operations

  • Increase communication

  • Streamline processes to improve research efficiency

What is HANC’s Mission?

HANC’s mission is to support the science and operations of the networks by increasing efficiency and resource-sharing through coordination of critical activities across networks and with other research and advocacy partners.

Efforts focus on:

  • Scientific Leadership

  • Behavioral Science

  • The Legacy Project

  • Site Management

  • Communications

  • Clinical Trial Logistics

  • Harmonization of Data Management

  • Laboratory Operations

  • Training Development and Dissemination

  • Development and Application of Consistent Standards of Performance Evaluation

  • Facilitating Effective Community Engagement in the Research Process

HANC is based at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington and has provided leadership and logistical support for cross-network coordination efforts since 2004. HANC is accountable in its activities to DAIDS and Network Leadership.

For more information, visit the HANC website.

This project is funded by the Division of AIDS (DAIDS), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under contract No. HHSN272201000013C, entitled DAIDS Regulatory Support Center (RSC).