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“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 [...]