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Third Coast CFAR Directors Featured in 2015 Northwestern Research Annual Report

Third Coast CFAR Director Richard D’Aquila and Co-Director Brian Mustanski are featured in the 2015 Northwestern Research Annual Report, which highlights groundbreaking discoveries and achievements in research from across the University.  In his introduction to the report, Jay Walsh, Vice President for Research, points to the Third Coast CFAR as embodying Northwestern’s commitment to collaborative, “fundamental [...]

RFA: Postdoctoral Scholar at Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing

Postdoctoral Scholar in longitudinal research on HIV, substance use, and/or sexual minority health Northwestern University Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing Brian Mustanski, Director The IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program within the Northwestern Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) seeks a post-doctoral scholar to be involved in [...]

CFAR Co-Director Leads New Northwestern Institute Committed to Improving LGBT Health

Northwestern University has launched the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH), the first research institute in the United States established university-wide that is focused exclusively on LGBT health. Sexual and gender minorities include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender-non-conforming people – anyone whose sexual or gender identity does not confirm [...]

New Intravaginal Ring Enhances Drug Delivery

A groundbreaking intravaginal ring developed by Northwestern Medicine biomedical engineer (and Third Coast CFAR Faculty Member) Patrick Kiser, PhD, protects women not only against HIV, but also sexually transmitted disease and unplanned pregnancy. Now, he and his team have designed a new model of the ring that better controls the rate of drug release, enabling the [...]

Job Opportunity: Associate Professor in Quantitative Methodology

Associate Professor in Quantitative Methodology , Department of Medical Social Sciences and Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University The Department of Medical Social Sciences (MSS), Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University (NU) invites applications from qualified individuals for an Associate Professor in the Team Scientist Track (non-tenure [...]

IAS-USA Course in Chicago (May 9, 2016)

International Antiviral Society-USA: An Advanced CME Live Course in HIV Pathogenesis, Antiretrovirals, and Other Selected Issues in HIV Disease Management Chicago, IL Monday, May 9, 2016 8:15 AM – 3:20 PM Location Summit West 500 West Madison Street, 6th FIoor Chicago, IL 60661 United States See map: Google Maps Overview Rapid advances in HIV disease management require the [...]

Register Now: HIVR4P (October 17-20, 2016)

HIVR4P 2016 HIVR4P is the only global conference that supports cross-fertilization among research on HIV vaccines, microbicides, PrEP, treatment as prevention, and other biomedical prevention approaches, while also providing a venue to discuss the research findings, questions, and priorities specific to each. Join an expected 1,500 leaders in HIV prevention research, programs, and policy at [...]

$15,000 iCount Competition with support from UNAIDS (Due February 29)

iCount Competition Website:  http://youthpact.org/icount/ Interested in helping young people to take charge of their health?  Do you have the next big idea about how young people can share their own experiences and views in issues related to their health, sexual lives and identity? JOIN the iCount Competition hosted by The PACT, with support from UNAIDS. [...]

RFAs for Pilot Funds on HIV/AIDS Research

Third Coast CFAR is pleased to announce Requests for Applications for two new pilot awards: 1) Pilot Awards for HIV/AIDS Research, and 2) Community Collaborative Pilot Awards PILOT AWARDS FOR HIV/AIDS RESEARCH Pilot awards are intended for key preliminary studies in HIV-related basic, clinical, or behavioral research that will enable new NIH grant submissions and [...]

Save the Date: Strategies for an HIV Cure (Nov 14-16, 2016)

SAVE THE DATE:  November 14-16, 2016 Strategies for an HIV Cure 2016, Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, NIH (Bethesda, MD) The Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), is in the early stages of planning the third “Strategies for an HIV Cure” workshop for November 14-16, 2016. The meeting will highlight current basic, [...]