UNC CFAR Spring 2017 Networking Event

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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

Self-Swabbing Increases STD Screens

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  The number of cases of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea increased from 2014 to 2015 in North Carolina. This prompted a multidisciplinary group in the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic to introduce several interventions, including self-swabbing, to screen more patients for sexually transmitted diseases. The ID Clinic inside the NC Memorial Hospital on Carolina’s campus is… Read More

UNC to Test Injectable Long-Acting Implant to Prevent HIV

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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new implantable drug delivery system for long-lasting HIV-prevention. Scientists in the UNC School of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy are developing an… Read More

Summer Internship in CFAR Biostatistics Core – Application Deadline April 24

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Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity at the UNC Center for AIDS Research Do you want to use math to help the fight against HIV/AIDS? The Biostatistics Core at UNC Center for AIDS Research is seeking a summer undergraduate intern, paid $11 to 14/hour, 10-20 hours per week. The Core helps design studies, analyze data and advance… Read More

IRB Pop-Up Event at the UNC Clinical and Translational Research Center

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Check out this upcoming IRB pop-up event from our friends at UNC School of Medicine! IRB Pop-ups provide on-campus IRB consultations for researchers. IRB Analysts will have access to your IRB application and can answer questions about existing or proposed research. Apr 19, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Clinical and Translational Research Center Burnett-Womack… Read More

PLOS Medicine Special Issue: Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure

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The editors of PLOS Medicine are delighted to announce a forthcoming Special Issue focused on HIV research, along with guest editors Drs Linda-Gail Bekker, Steven Deeks and Sharon Lewin. Submissions are now being invited, with a deadline of June 9, 2017. PLOS Medicine, the leading open access medical journal published by PLOS, welcomes submission of… Read More

2017 CFAR Developmental Award Webinar – March 28

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The UNC Center For AIDS Research (CFAR) Developmental Core will be conducting a webinar on Tues., March 28th, at 9 am EDT.  This free webinar will focus on applying for and implementing a 2017 CFAR Developmental Award, and will address the application process, NIH requirements, necessary documents, and more.  Both domestic and international research will… Read More