Featured Cores

UNC CFAR has seven Cores each of which offer unique services to support the entire spectrum of HIV/AIDS research. For the complete list of UNC CFAR Cores, follow the "View All" below.

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Biostatistics Core

The Biostatistics Core accelerates successful HIV/AIDS research by provision of biostatistical support and by arranging mutually beneficial collaborations between CFAR researchers and statistical scientists.

Virology, Immunology & Microbiology Core

The VIM Core provides users with state-of-the-art HIV & STD testing in CAP/CLIA laboratories, laboratory support, and facilitating AIDS research among CFAR investigators.

Social and Behavioral Science Core

The Social and Behavioral Science Research Core seeks to facilitate and support new collaborative HIV-related research that is interdisciplinary and inter-institutional.

UNC CFAR in the News

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2nd Annual CFAR HIV in the Southeast Workshop

In the decades since the first AIDS cases were reported in Los Angeles and New York City in 1981, the epicenter of the nation’s HIV epidemic has shifted from urban centers along the coasts to the 16 states and District of Columbia that make up the South. The South now experiences the greatest burden of… Read More

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UNC CFAR Spring 2017 Networking Event

On May 8, 2017, the UNC CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Core hosted the Spring 2017 Networking Event. The theme of this month’s event was “HIV Research that Reaches Policymakers: Part I with Congressman David Price D-NC-04”. David Price represents North Carolina’s Fourth District – a rapidly growing, research-and-education-focused district that includes parts of… Read More

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New HIV Reservoir Identified by UNC Team

HIV cure research to date has focused on clearing the virus from T cells, a type of white blood cell that is an essential part of the immune system. Yet investigators in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have found the virus persists in HIV-infected macrophages. Macrophages… Read More