Margrit Carlson M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Dr. Carlson is currently conducting a variety of clinical trials through the Center for
Clinical AIDS Research and Education. She is the medical director of the CARE Clinic and is responsible for the primary care of HIV infected adults, as well as the education of housestaff in HIV care both at UCLA and a community-based clinic. She is also a consultant on the inpatient general infectious disease service as well as the solid organ transplantation infectious disease service. Her research interests include the neurologic complications of HIV, novel therapies, and treatment of drug resistant HIV infection.
Selected Recent Publications
Jabs DA, Gilpin AM, Min YI, et al. Studies of Ocular Complications of AIDS Research Group. HIV and CMV viral load and clinical outcomes in AIDS and CMV Retinitis patients: Monoclonal Antibody CMV Retinitis Trial. AIDS 2002;16:877-887.
Kilby J, Lalezari J, Eron J, Carlson, M, et al. Safety, Plasma Pharmacokinetics
And Antiviral Activity of Subcutaneous T-20, A Peptide Inhibitor Of gp41-Mediated Infusion, In HIV Infected Adults. AIDS Research Human Retroviruses 2002;18:685-693.
Holbrook, Janet et al. Visual Loss in Patients with CMV Retinitis and AIDS before Widespread Availability of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy. Archives of Ophthalmology 2003;121:99-107.
Lalezari J, Eron J, Carlson M, et al. A Phase II clinical study of the long –term safety and antiviral activity of enfurtide-based antiretroviral therapy. AIDS 2003;17:691-698.
Lalezari J, DeJesus E, Northfelt D, Richmond, Wolfe P, Haubrich R, Henry D, Powderly W, Becker S, Thompson M, Valentine F, Wright D, Carlson M, Riddler S, Haas F, DeMasi R, Sista P, Salgo M, Delehanty J. A controlled Phase II trial assessing three doses of enfuvirtide (T-20) in combination with abacavir, amprenavir, ritonavir and efavirenz in non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-naïve HIV-infected adults. Antiviral Therapy, 2003:8(4) 279-287.
Gulick, Roy et al for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group Study A5095 Team. Triple-Nucleoside Regimens versus Efavirenz-Containing Regimens for the initial Treatment of HIV-1 Infection. NEJM 2004; 350:1850-61.
Gulick; Roy; Ribaudo H; Shikuma, C; Lalama, C; Schackman,B ; Meyer, W; Acosta,E; Schouten,J;Squires, K; Pilcher, C; Murphy.R; Koletar, S; Carlson, M; Reichman, R; Bastow, B; Klingman, K; Kuritzkes, D; for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) A5095 Study Team Three- vs Four-Drug Antiretroviral Regimens for the Initial Treatment of HIV-1 Infection: A Randomized Controlled Trial