The NIH selected six projects for funding through FY20 supplements to the Third Coast CFAR. These high-impact projects address a range of NIH Office of AIDS Research Priorities.

CFAR Administrative Supplements

Exploring Small Molecule Regulators of the Super Elongation Complex as Novel HIV Latency Reversal Agents
Judd Hultquist, PHD, Northwestern University
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, Northwestern University

A common metric for substance use to prevent HIV: Psychometric linking of substance use severity questions
Patrick Janulis, PhD, Northwestern University
Benjamin Schalet, PhD, Northwestern University

High-Capacity Instrumentation to Expand HIV Animal Model and -OMICs Research (Equipment supplement for CFAR Viral Pathogenesis Core)
Thomas Hope, PhD, Northwestern University

Ending the HIV Epidemic Supplements

Evaluation of an emergency implemented telemedicine Intervention, its acceptability and impact on HIV care and treatment among persons living with HIV
Claudia Hawkins, MD, Northwestern University
Alfred Torrence, MD, Howard Brown Health

Adaptation of a social marketing campaign to promote PrEP awareness among adolescents in Cook County, IL
Kathryn Macapagal, PhD, Northwestern University
Jim Pickett, AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Continuation of Coordinating Center for National CFAR/ARC EHE Projects

Implementation Science Coordination, Consultation, and Collaboration Initiative (ISC3I)
Brian Mustanski, PhD, Northwestern University
Nanette Benbow, MAS, Northwestern University

The Third Coast CFAR scientific cores will provide services and resources to support these innovative projects. Learn more about CFAR core services.