Anna Hotton Awarded R01 to Examine HIV and Substance Use Interventions for Black Sexual and Gender Minorities Using Novel Computational Approaches 

Anna Hotton, PhD, received her first R01 award, which was funded by NIDA. She is a research associate professor at the University of Chicago, director of biostatistics and computational modeling at CCHE, and co-leads the TC CFAR’s Biostatistics and Computational Resources Team.

Early-Stage Investigators Represent Third Coast CFAR at Annual National Meeting

During the recent CFAR Annual National Meeting hosted by Johns Hopkins University CFAR, Joshua Schrock, PhD, MPH, and Harita Shah, MD, presented posters on their latest HIV research and participated in an early-stage investigator workshop.

Op-Ed Writing Workshops Offered to TC CFAR Members

In January 2024, the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (TC CFAR) sponsored faculty members, community partners, and other stakeholders’ participation in “Write to Change the World” op-ed writing workshops.

NUCATS Translational Science Pilot Awards Program Now Accepting Applications

The deadline to apply for the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute pilot awards is April 19, 2024, by 5PM CT.

Apply for the CDC’s Sexual and Gender Minority HIV Research Postdoc Fellowship

The deadline to submit applications is April 15, 2024 at 11:59PM ET.

Chicago Center HIV Elimination Announces Open Research Positions

Learn more about the available roles at CCHE, part of the University of Chicago Medicine.

TC CFAR Director Brian Mustanski Appointed Advisor to NIH Director

Northwestern University Professor and TC CFAR Director Brian Mustanski, PhD, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee to the Director of National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr. Monica Bertagnolli.

Nominations for New HIV Scientific Working Group Topics Due January 9

The Third Coast Center for AIDS Research is excited to solicit nominations for topics for a new Scientific Working Group (SWG).

HIV and Substance Use Disorder Are Syndemics That Disproportionally Affect Black Americans. Jessica Ridgway and Neda Laiteerapong Strive to Change This.

Jessica Ridgway, MD, MS, and Neda Laiteerapong, MD, MS, received a research grant through the NIDA Racial Equity Initiative to study health inequity in substance use disorder screening and treatment among Black people living with HIV.

UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies Visiting Professor Program: Applications Due January 17

The Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, in collaboration with the UCSF-Bay Area Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), is now accepting applications for the Visiting Professor Program in summer 2024.