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Palella Reviews ART AIDS AMERICA in JAMA

The Third Coast CFAR would like to congratulate Dr. Frank Palella for his piece in the Arts and Medicine section of JAMA. Dr. Palella’s article details the ARTAIDSAMERICA exhibit, which recently closed its national run in Chicago.  The full text article is publicly available in JAMA and on the CFAR website. Frank Palella is the [...]

Funding Opportunity: HIV-associated Malignancies in Low & Middle Income Countries

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-16-018.html Collaborative Consortia for the Study of HIV-Associated Cancers: U.S. and Low-and Middle-Income Country Partnerships (U54) Application Due Date: December 20, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Funding Opportunity: Non-AIDS Defining Cancers

The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCC) has been awarded a two-year supplement to its Cancer Center Support Grant that will provide funding for individual or collaborative pilot projects focusing on non-AIDS defining cancers (NADCs) that are now a problem in HIV patients, particularly those who are older. The purpose of these awards is [...]

Funding Opportunity from the AIDS Clinical Trials Group

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Evaluation of a New Specimen Biorepository Utility Providing Access to External Investigators to Pedigreed Specimens for Collaborative Research with the DAIDS ACTG Network Deadline: September 30, 2016 I. Introduction The National Institutes of Health/Division of AIDS (NIH/DAIDS) and the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Network would like to increase non-network and international [...]

Upcoming NIH H3Africa Funding Opportunities

Seven opportunities for funding in the H3Africa initiative are due for release in July - August 2016. African collaborators are encouraged to review regulatory requirements for their organizations now so they are prepared to submit applications later this year.  What can you be doing NOW?  -          Complete your institutional and personal registrations.  In order to apply [...]

NIH Workshop: Strategies for an HIV Cure

The Division of AIDS (DAIDS) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is sponsoring a scientific meeting focused on the development of innovative strategies to cure HIV infection. The meeting will cover a comprehensive range of topics spanning basic and translational research, drug discovery and development, and [...]

Faculty Recruitment in NU Medical Social Sciences

Medical Social Sciences Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate (non-faculty) We are recruiting for a research faculty or research associate (non-faculty) position in Medical Social Sciences, a department within Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. The Department provides a unique scientific home for applied researchers who integrate biomedical and social science approaches to improvement of [...]

Northwestern Wins NIH Grant to Support Training in Mali

Robert L. Murphy, MD Director, Center for Global Health Institute for Public Health and Medicine Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Northwestern University   Dr. Robert Murphy and his team have won an award from NIH's Fogarty International Center to train medical providers in Mali on HIV and Mycobacterial Disease. The HIV and Mycobacterial [...]

Third Coast CFAR User Survey

  As the Third Coast CFAR is now in its second year, we are preparing systems to operate as a traditional university recharge core. The CFAR recharge core focuses on HIV specialty services for local faculty in all disciplines. Charging faculty for services is an expectation for NIH-funded Centers for AIDS Research and it allow us [...]

2nd International Workshop on Microbiome in HIV

HIV MICROBIOME WORKSHOP 2016 NIH is pleased to announce that a 2nd International workshop on Microbiome in HIV Pathogenesis, Prevention and Treatment, will be held on 17 & 18 November 2016. Location: Building 10: Masur Auditorium on NIH Campus,  in Bethesda, MD, USA. The understanding of the human microbiome continues to grow rapidly; however information on the [...]