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Murphy Named Elite Medical and Biological Engineering Fellow

Third Coast CFAR member, Robert Murphy, MD, has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. He was inducted on Monday, April 9 during AIMBE’s 2018 annual meeting at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. AIMBE’s College of Fellows comprises the top two percent of medical [...]

Post-Doctoral Position in Network Epidemiology and HIV Prevention Research at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory

The Department of Medicine and the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE) announces a post-doctoral position at the University of Chicago (UC), focusing on quantitative data sciences and HIV/STI prevention research, with a joint affiliation at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) The position is under the direct supervision of Jonathan Ozik, Ph.D. (ANL, UC), Aditya Khanna, [...]

Center For Global Health Fellowship Opportunities

Center For Global Health Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Fellowship Opportunities for Pre and Post Graduate Students   National Institutes of HealthFogarty Global Health Training Program (Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and University of New Mexico Consortium) Description: The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers opportunities in global health clinical research training for [...]

Third Coast CFAR Welcomes Brian Feinstein, PhD, Research Assistant Professor at Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing

     Brian Feinstein, PhD   The Third Coast CFAR congratulates Brian Feinstein, PhD, for his appointment as Research Assistant Professor at Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH). Dr. Feinstein started at ISGMH in 2015 as a postdoctoral research fellow. Dr. Feinstein’s program of research broadly focuses on understanding and [...]

Center For Global Health Fellowship Opportunities

Center For Global Health Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Fellowship Opportunities for Pre and Post Graduate Students   National Institutes of HealthFogarty Global Health Training Program (Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and University of New Mexico Consortium) Description: The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers opportunities in global health clinical research training for [...]

Funding Opportunity: NIH Administrative Supplements to Expand Research on SGM populations

On March 15, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of the Director announced a new funding opportunity allowing investigators with active NIH awards to request administrative supplements to expand their existing research on Sexual & Gender Minority (SGM) populations. The deadline to apply for a supplement award is May 8, 2018. Application budgets are [...]

CFAR Welcomes Dr. Russell Brewer, Research Associate Professor at University of Chicago

Russell Brewer, DrPH, MPH The Third Coast CFAR congratulates Russell Brewer, DrPH, MPH, for his appointment as Research Associate Professor at the University of Chicago and Director of Community Engagement at the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE). Dr. Brewer was the Director of the HIV/STI Portfolio at the Louisiana Public Health Institute [...]

AIDSVu Releases State-Level PrEP Data

AIDSVu, an interactive online map illustrating characteristics of the HIV epidemic in the United States, has released the first-ever publicly available data and interactive maps of PrEP use by state.  The data visualize the growth in PrEP use by year, age, and sex. In its eighth year, AIDSVu continues its mission to make HIV data [...]

Study on Illinois Delta Region Opioid Epidemic

Mai Pho, MD, a CFAR administrative supplement recipient, with her partner Wiley D. Jenkins, PhD, MPH have been awarded a $1.3 million federal grant to study the Illinois state epidemic affecting the 16 southernmost counties, or the Illinois Delta Region, for the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and the University of Chicago Medicine. The [...]

John Schneider and Colleagues to Lead New Project on Molecular HIV Surveillance

John Schneider, MD, MPH Richard D'Aquila, MD Nanette Benbow, MAS             John Schneider, Director of the CFAR Developmental Core, has been awarded an R01 from NIAID for the project Next-Generation Phylodynamics-Targeted Partner Service Models for Combined HIV Prevention (P2M). This multi-PI grant includes Nanette Benbow, [...]