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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 [...]

Northwestern Team Awarded NIH Grant to Test COVID-19 Exposure Among Young Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women

Northwestern University researchers are examining the impact of COVID-19 on young adult sexual and gender minority communities with an innovative antibody testing study funded by the National Institutes of Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Led by the Third Coast CFAR Co-Director Brian Mustanski, PhD, this study will evaluate COVID-19 exposure among [...]

NIH Awards $10 Million for New EHE Pilot Projects

The NIH has announced its selection of new and continuing pilot implementation science projects as part of Ending the HIV Epidemic. The Third Coast CFAR teams have been selected for eight awards since 2019. The announcement includes new implementation science hubs that will work with the Third Coast CFAR-based Implementation Science Coordination, Consultation, and Collaboration Initiative (ISC3I).