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Northwestern Team Examines mHealth and Peer Navigation Combination Interventions to Roll Back the HIV Epidemic in Nigerian Youth

With their iCARE research grants, Babafemi Taiwo, MBBS, and his team at Northwestern University are working on interventions combining mHealth strategies and peer navigation aimed at improving HIV testing and linkage to care, and increasing ART adherence and viral suppression among Nigerian youth.

NIAID Updates HIV Language Guide

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has updated its HIV Language Guide which aims to help scientists, administrators, and researchers use respectful language and aid funded research networks, sites, centers, investigators, and stakeholders as they develop communications and outreach materials.

Chicago Center for HIV Elimination Announces Research Opportunities

Apply to open research positions at the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination, located within the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago.

Chicago PrEP Implementation Think Tank Challenge: Ideas Due May 27

The Chicago Department of Public Health and Northwestern University want to hear your ideas on how to get new HIV prevention medicine to sexual minority men in Chicago.

Third Coast CFAR Director Brian Mustanski Named Associate Vice President for Research at Northwestern University

Mustanski, professor of medical social sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine, will focus on social and behavioral sciences.

Public Health Boot Camp for Future HIV Community Leaders: Application Deadline April 29

Public Health Boot Camp is an intensive one-week educational program provided by the AIDS Foundation Chicago and the Institute for Public Health and Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

First Third Coast CFAR Directors’ Choice Publication Selected for 2024

The first TC CFAR Directors' Choice publication selected for 2024, “Analysis of the Contribution of 6-mer Seed Toxicity to HIV-1-Induced Cytopathicity,” was recently published in the Journal of Virology.

Jessica Ridgway and Jennifer Jao Announced as New Leaders of Third Coast CFAR’s Clinical Sciences Core

Jessica Ridgway, MD, MS, at the University of Chicago, is now the director of the CS Core, and Jennifer Jao, MD, MPH, at Northwestern University and Lurie Children’s Hospital, is the co-director for pediatrics and metabolism of the CS Core.

Third Coast CFAR’s Funding and Events Highlighted in ISGMH Annual Report

The TC CFAR, which is part of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH), is featured in the institute's inaugural annual report.

Northwestern Spotlights Groundbreaking Pediatric HIV Research Led by Ellen Chadwick and Jennifer Jao

Four children who acquired HIV in utero have remained free of detectable HIV for more than one year, according to new findings that were presented during the 2024 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Denver. The study is part of ongoing, multinational research led in part by Drs. Ellen Chadwick and Jennifer Jao.