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HIV Vaccine Trials Network Seeks Black and Latinx Medical Students Interested in HIV Vaccine Research

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African-American and Latinx medical students with opportunities to conduct independent research while receiving mentoring, project and salary funding, training, and professional [...]

ADEAR T32 Training Program Now Accepting Applications

The ADEAR Training Program is now accepting applications for postdoctoral training in HIV/AIDS-related research for the 2020-21 academic year. This integrative program provides multidisciplinary training in basic, translational, and clinical science in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV)/AIDS research. The Postdoctoral scientist will receive training under the direction of a broadly based group of faculty at the [...]

RFA for Research on HIV/Aging – Joint CFAR & Pepper Center Program

Funding Opportunity Description The Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and the Northwestern Pepper Center within the Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA) are pleased to share a new funding opportunity open to members of any CFAR or Pepper Center in the U.S. The RFA promotes new interdisciplinary research into aging among [...]

Senior Research Coordinator (Systematic Reviews) Opportunity at ISGMH

The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH; https://www.isgmh.northwestern.edu) is seeking applicants for a Sr. Research Study Coordinator. Coordinates & completes the day to day administrative & technical activities involved in a single complex, large, nationwide or multiple moderately complex concurrent biomedical &/or social-behavioral research study(ies) involving multiple sites& /or longitudinal assessments/ [...]

Senior Research Coordinator (Project Management and Communications) Opportunity at ISGMH

The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) is seeking applicants for a Sr. Research Study Coordinator. Coordinates & completes the day to day administrative & technical activities involved in a single complex, large, nationwide or multiple moderately complex concurrent biomedical &/or social-behavioral research study(ies) involving multiple sites& /or longitudinal assessments/ interventions.  [...]

Northwestern University is Studying Two New Approaches to Improving Smoking Cessation Treatment for Individuals Living with HIV

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has begun a new study to evaluate whether treatment that personalizes the selection of smoking cessation medication plus treatment that focuses on medication adherence can optimize long-term quitting for individuals living with HIV.   This study is led by Brian Hitsman, PhD, through the Department of Preventive Medicine, and Chad Achenbach, MD, MPH, a Third Coast CFAR co-investigator, through the Department [...]

Strategies for an HIV Cure 2020 Meeting on November 16-17, 2020

NIAID will host the fifth biennial Strategies for an HIV Cure meeting virtually on November 16-17, 2020. This meeting aims to review research progress by grantees funded through the NIH Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research program grantees and NIAID’s Understanding HIV Rebound P01 grant program. Presenters will include Third Coast CFAR Director Dr. [...]

Request for Dissemination of CDPH COVID-19 Young Adult Survey

As CDPH monitors the COVID-19 epidemic in Chicago, it has seen persistent high case incidence in young adults (18-29) over the past few months. To help inform their policy decisions and response, CDPH seeks to get a better understanding of individuals in this age group, including their behaviors and attitudes toward COVID. In pursuit of [...]

Social and Behavioral Research Navigator Opportunity at Howard Brown Health

The Social & Behavioral Research Navigator will be responsible to act as a research liaison between those conducting social & behavioral research at Howard Brown Health and the institutional bodies that may be involved in the research approval and conduct process, including but not limited to the Institutional Review Board, Executive Leadership, Grants Round Table, [...]

Chicago Center for HIV Elimination Awarded $5 Million for Community COVID-19 Testing and Prevention

The Chicago Center for HIV Elimination has been awarded $5 million over two years through the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) RADx Underserved Populations program. Led by the Third Coast CFAR Developmental Core Director, John Schneider, MD, MPH, the project will support a COVID-19 testing across eight rural and urban sites in the Central U.S. to engage two disenfranchised [...]