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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Opportunity at New York University (NYU) Spatial Epidemiology Lab

NYU’s Spatial Epidemiology Lab is searching for a postdoctoral fellow to work collaboratively on one of our new R01 projects. The project investigative team includes Dr. Ichiro Kawachi (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health),  Dr. Asa Radix (Callen-Lorde Community Health Center) as well as Dr. John Schneider (University of Chicago School of Medicine), among other leading scholars [...]

CFAR Welcomes Dr. Judd Hultquist, Systems Biologist, to Northwestern University

The Third Coast CFAR congratulates Judd Hultquist, PhD, for his recent appointment as an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Hultquist was a postdoctoral fellow in systems biology at the J. David Gladstone Institutes at UCSF and earned a PhD in molecular biology and virology from the University of Minnesota. [...]

Congratulations to 2018 Pilot Awardees!

Dr. John Schneider, director of the Third Coast CFAR Developmental Core, and CFAR director, Dr. Richard D’Aquila, would like to congratulate Inger Burnett-Zeigler, PhD Emily Miller, MD, MPH, Ann Carias, PhD, Jia Chen, PhD, Amy Johnson, PhD, Danijela Maric, PhD and Darnell Motley, PhD, who were selected for CFAR pilot awards. These high impact projects [...]

Howard Brown Health Seeking Social and Behavioral Research Project Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY: The Social and Behavioral Research Project Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Social and Behavioral Research to implement and supervise several research studies across multiple medical sites. Individual should have a successful track record of meeting recruitment goals, working with multiple stakeholders, and adapting to different research protocols to ensure compliance. [...]

Fauci, Schwetz Discuss Extended Impact of HIV/AIDS Research in Infectious Diseases

Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of NIAID, and Tara A. Schwetz, PhD, chief of NIAID Strategic Planning & Evaluation Branch, recently published an article in The Journal of Infectious Diseases discussing the impact advancements in HIV research have had on the broader landscape of infectious diseases research.   The article states that scientists have gleaned critical insights [...]

HIV Implementation Science Workshop

The HIV Implementation Science Workshop was held in Chicago, IL on April 10-11, 2018. A collaborative group, led by Northwestern University and Johns Hopkins University, was awarded funding from an administrative supplement for an Inter-CFAR meeting focused on advancing the methods and measures of HIV-related implementation science.  The meeting gathered implementation science experts, HIV implementation researchers, [...]

HIV Research Grant for Black and Latinx Medical Students

DEADLINE: January 8, 2019   The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation of HIV prevention researchers by providing African-American and Latinx medical students with opportunitiesto conduct independent research while receiving mentoring, project and [...]

NHLBI Funding Opportunity for Biospecimens

NHLBI Funding Opportunity for Biospecimens: October 2018 and January 2019 Application Due Dates RFA-HL-17-022: Maximizing the Scientific Value of the NHLBI Biorepository: Scientific Opportunities for exploratory Research (R21) This funding opportunity is to support meritorious exploratory research relevant to the NHLBI mission using the biospecimen collections that are stored in the NHLBI Biorepository and that [...]

Congratulations to 2018 Administrative Supplement Awardees

These 12-month projects cover a range of topics that are high priorities for NIH’s Office of AIDS Research. The project leaders will collaborate closely with multiple core directors and utilize CFAR core services to complete these high impact projects.   Adolescent MSM's perspectives on novel biomedical HIV prevention approaches Kathryn Macapagal, PhDResearch Assistant ProfessorMedical [...]

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Behavioral Sciences Research in HIV Infection in Columbia University Department of Psychiatry

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in “Behavioral Sciences Research in HIV Infection,” at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health in the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry. This postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides innovative training in sexuality, gender, and mental health research as applied to HIV prevention and treatment across populations [...]