Third Coast Center for AIDS Research offers a breadth of services through Scientific Cores to support investigators as they submit applications for new projects or to support their ongoing NIH-funded work. CFAR faculty and staff are available to provide consultation to investigators who request development of a new service in the CFAR or who would like navigation to other core facilities.

Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Sciences (BSIS) Core

Consultation for community-based recruitment strategies
Biostatistical consultation and data analysis  ($60 per hour)
Custom maps with Geographic Information Systems – GIS ($60 per hour)
Implementation Science training and consultation
Research participant registry

Viral Pathogenesis Core

Consultation to develop custom assays ($70 per hour)
p24 Assays (highly sensitive $7.90 per well; lower sensitivity $3.85 per well)
Access to laboratory infrastructure, including BSL2+ facility
Margins or biopsies of health colon tissue
Training in world class imaging facility

Clinical Sciences Core

IND applications and regulatory submission
Biostatistical support and data analysis  ($60 per hour)
Consultation for clinical research operations and protocol development
Procurement of biological specimens and biorepository
EMR data customized for HIV research

Subsidy awards from the Developmental Core are available to support faculty interested in purchasing core services. Please note your interest in a core subsidy award when you request a service.

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