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 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

NIH Increases Funding for iTech Center

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the UNC/Emory Center for Innovative Technology (iTech) an additional $13 million to develop interventions for youth at risk for or living with HIV. “iTech will serve as the first NIH-funded center to use technology in innovative ways to engage HIV infected or at-risk youth,” says Principal Investigator… Read More

Hudgens Co-edits Book on Quantitative Methods

Michael Hudgens, PhD, professor of biostatistics at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, is co-editor of a new book, Quantitative Methods for HIV/AIDS Research, published Aug. 15 by CRC Press. The text brings together the perspectives of statisticians and mathematicians engaged in research on HIV/AIDS. “We hope that the work will inspire more… Read More

Dr. Napravnik Receives Teaching Award

Sonia Napravnik, PhD, majored in philosophy and then the AIDS epidemic prompted her to return to university for nursing and epidemiology degrees. Now a researcher and educator at UNC, her students are honoring her for keeping the course work interesting and inspiring careers in public health. She lists learning as the most enjoyable aspect of… Read More