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.

HIV/STD Laboratory Core

The HIV/STD Laboratory Core (formerly 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

MI Blog: Exploring Goals and Values

When we ask the client what matters most to them, it can be a good way to continue building rapport. This conversation can explore what the client really cares about and how these goals and values may guide their lives. And we also know that goals and values are aspirations, so there may be some… Read More

Testing Antibodies to Prevent HIV

The journal Science published a perspective on Oct. 6, by two leading HIV investigators highlighting the next frontier of HIV prevention – broadly neutralizing antibodies or bnAbs. Antibodies to HIV can be found in 25 percent of people living with the virus who are not on treatment, wrote perspective co-author Myron Cohen, MD, associate director… Read More

Global Health: What’s in It for Us?

Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, directs the cancer program at UNC Project-Malawi. He is the only medical oncologist in Malawi, a nation of more than 18 million people. He has received two developmental and two supplemental awards through the UNC CFAR to support his research. Yet, when his daughter became sick with malaria recently, he paused… Read More