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Applications for HIV-related Cardiovascular and Sleep Disorders K12 Career Development Program are due February 28, 2020

Drs. John Schneider and Hossein Ardehali, Co-Directors of the Third Coast HIV-related Cardiovascular and Sleep Disorders K12 Career Development Program (TC-CS K12), are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for faculty-level investigators interested in HIV-related comorbidities in cardiovascular and sleep disorders. The NHLBI K12 Scholar Awards provide substantial salary support (up to $85,000 plus [...]

Tom Hope Quoted in Chicago Tribune

Dr. Thomas Hope, director of the Third Coast CFAR Viral Pathogenesis Core and professor of Cell and Molecular Biology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, was quoted in a recent article in the Chicago Tribune. Read the full piece, A new strain of HIV has been found for the first time in almost 20 [...]

RFA – Pittsburgh Center for HIV Protein Interactions (PCHPI) Developmental Pilot Program

PCHPI Collaboration Development Pilot Program – Request for Applications Application Deadline: Sunday January 12, 2020 Download RFA (PDF) The Pittsburgh Center for HIV Protein Interactions (PCHPI; http://www.hivppi.pitt.edu/) is seeking collaborators with a goal toward understanding HIV infection through characterization of HIV-host cell protein interactions and complexes at a molecular level. We are particularly interested in [...]

Congratulations to EHE Planning Project Awardees

Congratulations to the teams selected to lead Third Coast CFAR EHE Planning Projects! The first round of EHE Planning Awards supports partnerships between academic and practice-based members of the Ending the HIV Epidemic Scientific Working Group. These collaborative teams will explore ideas for innovative research studies, demonstration projects, or health services that will meet the objectives of [...]

Mustanski and Benbow Lead Summit of 65 NIH-funded Ending the HIV Epidemic Project Partnerships

Brian Mustanski, PhDProfessor of Medical Social Sciences,Northwestern University Co-Director,Third Coast CFAR Nanette Benbow, MASResearch AssistantProfessor ofPsychiatry andBehavioral Sciences,Northwestern University On October 28-29, Brian Mustanski and Nanette Benbow led a meeting of 65 NIH-funded Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) science-practice partnerships, implementation science experts, and senior officials from HRSA, CDC, NIH, and [...]

Robert Garofalo Receives American Academy of Pediatrics Award for Excellence in LGBTQ+ Health

Robert Garofalo, MD, MPHChief of Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent Medicine, Lurie Children’s Hospital Congratulations to Dr. Robert Garofalo for receiving the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics Ellen Perrin Award for Excellence in LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness! Dr. Garofalo is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal, Transgender Health, and directs the Center [...]

Faculty Position in Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Indiana University

Full Posting (PDF) The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Indiana University School of Public Health‐Bloomington (SPH‐B) invites applications for the position of Chair and Tenured Full Professor. Individuals are sought who will contribute multidisciplinary perspectives, conceptual and methodological diversity, and research leadership and mentoring strengths to the Department’s efforts toward academic excellence in research [...]

CFAR Investigators Present at 10th International Workshop on HIV & Aging

Drs. Frank Palella, Mary Clare Masters, and Chad Achenbach (left to right) attend the 10th International Workshop on HIV & Aging in New York on October 10, 2019 The CFAR congratulates Chad Achenbach and Mary Clare Masters, who presented oral abstractsat the 10th International Workshop on HIV & Aging in New York. Their studies demonstrate [...]

NU ID Fellow Mary Clare Masters Presents at International HIV & Aging Workshop

Congratulations to Northwestern University ID Fellow, Mary Clare Masters, for presenting her abstract "Impact of testosterone use on grip strength in men aging with HIV" at the 10th International Workshop on HIV & Aging in New York, on October 10. Dr. Masters worked with the MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study (MWCCS) to complete this study, with [...]

Nominations for NIH Office of Disease Prevention Early-Stage Investigator Lecture Due 11/1

NIH is pleased to announce the 2020 call for nominations for the Office of Disease Prevention Early-Stage Investigator Lecture. The award is made annually to an early-career scientist who has made significant research contributions in disease prevention but who has not yet successfully competed for an R01 or R01 equivalent NIH research grant. The award [...]