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RFA: Third Coast CFAR Pilot Award Competition

PILOT FUNDS AVAILABLE for HIV/AIDS RESEARCH The Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is pleased to announce a Request for Applications for pilot awards for HIV/AIDS research. Third Coast CFAR Faculty Members are eligible to serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) on these grants. Affiliate Members are eligible to serve as co-PIs and collaborators. [...]

Ride for AIDS Chicago – July 9th and 10th

Robert Garofalo MD, MPH Division Chief, Adolescent Medicine Director, Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Support Dr. Rob Garofalo's Ride for AIDS Chicago. All of the proceeds raised support those in our community living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. http://tpan.convio.net/goto/RobG Read more about Dr. [...]

NIH Invites Applications for Administrative Supplements

NIH invites applications for Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements to meet increased costs that are within the scope of the approved award, but were unforeseen when the new or renewal application or grant progress report for non-competing continuation support was submitted. Multiple awards are anticipated. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Due dates [...]

Career Opportunity: HIV Supportive Services Coordinator at University of Chicago

HIV Supportive Services Coordinator at Chicago Center for HIV Elimination University of Chicago, Division of Biological Sciences The HIV Supportive Services Coordinator / Supportive Services Team Lead/PS-PrEP Interventionist will be involved in project implementation and management, providing linkage to care services to patients and supervising supportive services staff. Will be involved in research activities, including study design, enrolling appropriate patients, facilitating linkage-to-care intervention according to protocol, collecting date and presenting results. A PDF version of the job description is available here. The position is also posted on the University of Chicago’s online employment site. […]

“Bench to Bedside” RFA (Letters of Intent Due June 16, 2016)

The NIH Bench-to-Bedside (BtB) program is currently requesting letters of intent (due by June 16, 2016) for its 18th cycle of awards. The call for proposals is attached. These two-year awards of $135,000 / year (direct costs) are designed to seed new projects that propose to translate basic science to human subjects or vice versa. [...]

Job Search: Director of Prevention Services at Chicago Center for HIV Elimination

Director of Prevention Services at Chicago Center for HIV Elimination University of Chicago, Division of Biological Sciences The Director of Prevention Services holds a leadership role in developing the new satellite location, The Village. Responsible for the day-to-day management and operations and will serve as a liaison to academic departments, professional organizations and administrative units [...]

Congratulations to Pilot Award Winners

The Third Coast CFAR is pleased to announce the winners of its Winter 2016 pilot award competition. The projects funded represent faculty in multiple disciplines at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. Dr. John Schneider, Director of the Developmental Core, praised all of the applicants for submitting impressive proposals. "The review committee and I [...]

CFAR Director’s Work on the South Side Garners Praise

Dr. Alida Bouris, Co-Director of the the Third Coast CFAR's Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Sciences core, has won praise for her leadership in expanding social services and research programs on Chicago's South Side. Dr. Bouris is an Associate Professor in the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration (SSA) and studies the social context [...]

PrEPLine Wins “Transformational Grant” from The Chicago Community Trust

The LGBT Community Fund, a division of the Chicago Community Trust, has selected PrEPLine to receive a Transformational Grant in the latest round of funding. AIDS Foundation of Chicago and the University of Chicago, each a part of the Third Coast CFAR, developed PrEPLine in 2015 as an innovative resource that connects LGBT communities on [...]