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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 [...]

Online Course: Translational Research in NeuroAIDS and Mental Health

The TRNAMH program is supported by the NIMH Research Education Mentoring Program for HIV/AIDS Researchers NIH/NIMH Grant #R25MH080661 at Johns Hopkins University. 1. Didactic Component: The web-based didactic portion is a 16-week course held live every Tuesday from 2:30pm-4pm EST from August 30th, 2016 – December 13th, 2016. Students anywhere in or out of the [...]

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. […]