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Brian Mustanski, PhD, Third Coast CFAR Co-Director, Elected President of the International Academy of Sex Researchers

Brian Mustanski, PhD The Third Coast CFAR would like to congratulate Brian Mustanski, PhD, Third Coast CFAR co-director, who has been elected president of the International Academy of Sex Researchers (IASR). The IASR’s mission is to promote sexuality research by convening scholars and disseminating research in their journal, Archives of Sexual Behavior. Dr. Mustanski will serve [...]

NHLBI Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)

The Mechanistic Role of the Microbiome in the Pathobiology of Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). The purpose of this FOA is to support functional microbiome research focused on understanding the molecular, immunological and physiological mechanisms by which the microbiota (gut, lung, oral, including bacteria, viral and fungal microflora) [...]

Post-Doctoral Position in biomedical informatics and HIV research at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston  

  The Schools of Biomedical Informatics and Public Health at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston announces a post-doctoral position at the University of Texas at Houston, focusing on data integration/management, big data science, HIV phylogenetic analysis, and social network methodology applied to health behavioral research including HIV prevention research, HIV molecular epidemiology. [...]

Harold Pollack, PhD Pens Op-Ed in NY Times

Harold Pollack, PhD,  was featured in the New York Times for his op-ed on the potential uses of the fortune of Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, in humanitarian efforts. Dr. Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He co-directs the health and crime sections of [...]

Open for Applications: Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) will host the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH). Applications are being accepted through June 12th. OBSSR, in coordination with a number of NIH Institutes and Centers and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), are hosting [...]

Thomas Hope, Director of Viral Pathogenesis Core, in Nature Medicine

Dr. Thomas Hope, director of viral pathogenesis core, published a piece in News & Views in the April 2018 edition of Nature Medicine. “Inflammation weakens HIV prevention” discusses challenges in developing topical PrEP and encourages exploration of measuring inflammatory cytokines to identify women at greatest risk for HIV infection. Dr. Hope is a Professor of Cell and [...]

Inger E. Burnett-Zeigler, Third Coast CFAR Member, featured in the New York Times

Inger E. Burnett-Zeigler, Third Coast CFAR member, was featured in the New York Times for her work on Black women and mental health treatment. Burnett-Zeigler, an assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is interested in mood and anxiety disorders, comorbid substance use disorders, stress management, wellness and interpersonal relationships. She is has training and [...]

Robert L. Murphy Named Elite Medical and Biological Engineering Fellow

Third Coast CFAR member, Robert Murphy, MD, has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. He was inducted on Monday, April 9 during AIMBE’s 2018 annual meeting at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. AIMBE’s College of Fellows comprises the top two percent of medical [...]

Post-Doctoral Position in Network Epidemiology and HIV Prevention Research at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory

The Department of Medicine and the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE) announces a post-doctoral position at the University of Chicago (UC), focusing on quantitative data sciences and HIV/STI prevention research, with a joint affiliation at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) The position is under the direct supervision of Jonathan Ozik, Ph.D. (ANL, UC), Aditya Khanna, [...]

Center For Global Health Fellowship Opportunities

Center For Global Health Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Fellowship Opportunities for Pre and Post Graduate Students   National Institutes of HealthFogarty Global Health Training Program (Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and University of New Mexico Consortium) Description: The HBNU Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers opportunities in global health clinical research training for [...]