2022 Pepper Scholars Program Application

Northwestern’s Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center is now accepting proposals from faculty members and post-doctoral fellows for pilot project awards to support Aging Related Research. Junior faculty (i.e. at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level) and Post-Doctoral Fellows are preferred. Pepper Center Pilot Projects typically provide $100,000 over two years to support pilot [...]

NIH Releases Report on First Year of Ending the HIV Epidemic

The NIH Office of AIDS Research (OAR) has released the NIH AIDS Executive Committee (NAEC) FY 2019 Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) in the U.S. Report.   Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) is a government-wide initiative to reduce new HIV infections in the United States by 75 percent by 2025 and by at least [...]

Black Queer Equity Index Reveal Event

Since last spring, Lighthouse Foundation has worked meticulously to establish indicators of equity for Black Queer folks in the workplace. The Black Queer Equity Index (BQEI) surveys the top LGBTQ+ serving organizations in Chicago to ensure that Black LGBTQ+ employees and board members are treated justly. On Thursday, December 9 at 6 PM CT, join [...]

New Basic Science Collaborative Innovation Awards

Congratulations to the the first round of Collaborative Innovation Awardees! The awards support the the work of teams of two or more collaborators pursuing new research questions in HIV biology or pathogenesis. This opportunity was announced as part of the Viral Pathogenesis Core's Breakthroughs in HIV Research Symposium in October 2021, which was designed to [...]

Physician Scientist Positions at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, is accepting applications for full-time infectious diseases specialists. To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board. Applicants must upload: a CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is [...]

Fred Says Foundation Awards $200,000 for World AIDS Day

In time for World AIDS Day 2021, the Fred Says foundation has announced $200,000 in new awards to TPAN, Howard Brown Health's Broadway Youth Center, Lurie Children's Hospital, and other organizations in the US, Nigeria, and South Africa that provide HIV services to youth. View the full press release from TPAN.

Bohdan Khomtchouk Selected for K12 on Cardiovascular Disease, Computational Genetics, and Data Integration

The Executive Committee of the Third Coast HIV-related Cardiovascular and Sleep Disorders Career Development Program congratulates Bohdan Khomtchouk, PhD for his appointment as a K12 scholar. Khomtchouk is an instructor of medicine and bioinformatics specialist at the University of Chicago, and a faculty member of the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology and the Third Coast Center [...]

New EHE SWG Planning Awards

Congratulations to the teams selected to lead a new round of EHE SWG Planning Projects! The awards support the exploration and development of new partnerships between academic and practice-based members of the Ending the HIV Epidemic Scientific Working Group. These collaborative teams will explore ideas for innovative research studies, demonstration projects, or health services that [...]

Planning for Success Grant Writing Fellowship

The Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is now accepting applications for the 4th Annual Planning for Success (PfS) NIH R-level Grant Writing Fellowship program. This nine-month fellowship will be held online and is open to Third Coast CFAR faculty members, as well as faculty from Emory University, HBCUs in the Southeast, and university associated with [...]

Congratulations to 2021 Supplement Awardees

The NIH has selected seven new projects for FY21 supplements to the Third Coast CFAR. These high-impact projects address Office of AIDS Research Priorities for HIV Research and the goals of the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative. NIH CFAR Supplement Projects Development of a Health Systems Intervention Incorporating Patient Reported Outcomes of Intersectional [...]