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HIV Implementation Science Workshop Planning Session

The planning committee for the HIV Implementation Science Workshop convened at NIH in Rockville, MD on January 31. The diverse group of experts and key stakeholders met to prepare for the Workshop to be held April 10-11, 2018 in Chicago. The workshop is led by Brian Mustanski and Nanette Benbow at Northwestern and Stef Baral [...]

Naghavi Lab and CFAR Members Lead Nature Communications Paper on HIV-related Neurodegeneration

Third Coast Center for AIDS Research would like to congratulate Mojgan Naghavi, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology-Immunology, and Qingqing Chai, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in Naghavi’s lab, for having identified and inhibited a molecular process that can lead to neurodegeneration in patients with HIV, a study published in Nature Communications. As studies in the past [...]

Inter-CFAR workshop: Partnerships between HBCUs and CFARs – Addressing the Underrepresentation of African American Investigators in HIV/AIDS

On March 22, 2018 the Tennessee Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) will host an Inter-CFAR workshop entitled “Partnerships between HBCUs and CFARs – Addressing the Underrepresentation of African American Investigators in HIV/AIDS”. This Workshop is intended to foster synergistic partnerships between historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and CFARs concentrating on understanding and addressing the [...]

California National Primate Research Center 2018 Call for Pilot Project Letters of Intent

The California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) Pilot Program invites Letters of Intent for pilot project proposals to support basic and translational research using nonhuman primates (rhesus macaque and titi monkeys) for the 2018-2019 funding period. Pilot projects that address biomedical/translational research topics across the nonhuman primate lifespan and include CNPRC scientific research unit areas (Brain, [...]

Post-doctoral Opportunity at Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University

The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University is currently seeking postdoctoral applicants for the 2018-2019 cohort of its NIMH Interdisciplinary HIV Prevention Training Program: http://cira.yale.edu/training/nimh-hiv-prevention-interdisciplinary-training-program. Applicants should have an interest in working on the Justice, Housing and Health Study (JustHouHS), a collaboration between American and Yale Universities funded by NIMH (PI: Kim [...]

CePIM Implementation Team Scientist Faculty Position

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time, non-tenure eligible Team Scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate will join a rich, collaborative environment with other clinicians and scientists in the Feinberg School of Medicine and throughout the University and will be affiliated with [...]

2017 Pilot Award Winners

  Combining Human Knowledge and Machine Learning to Increase Retention in Care for HIV Patients Rayid Ghani Director of Research, Center for Data Science and Public Policy The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy This work seeks to advance predictive modeling for implementing healthcare delivery, particularly predicting whether an HIV-positive individual will retain [...]

Enhancing Community Partnerships in 2017

The Third Coast CFAR continued to nurture community-academic partnerships in HIV research in 2017. Via two different funding mechanisms - the Community Collaborative Award and the Community Mini Award - the CFAR supported exciting collaborations that will expand HIV research initiatives in Chicago. Community Collaborative Awards Development of a Centralized Repository of HIV Testing and [...]

Assistant Scientist in Epidemiology – ALIVE Cohort at Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Scientist faculty position. The successful candidate would have their academic appointment in Infectious Disease Epidemiology with research activities centered in the ALIVE (AIDS Linked to the IntraVenous Experience) cohort study. We are looking for a talented [...]

Career Development Opportunity in Implementation Research

Implementation Research Institute (IRI)    The Implementation Research Institute (IRI) is an exciting learning collaborative of implementation researchers funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  This unique interdisciplinary training program aims to help researchers launch a research career in implementation science in mental health. The IRI [...]