Here is an excerpt from the most recent UNC CFAR Motivational Interviewing Blog: “However, ‘discord’ can sometimes be caused by our mood or approach. Perhaps like any other human being, we may feel tired, stressed, overwhelmed, or distracted, and may bring some of these experiences into our sessions with our clients. It may also be… Read More
The ability of HIV to mutate has been a major challenge to vaccine development. As the body produces antibodies to target the outer HIV envelope protein, this protein changes, thwarting the circulating antibodies’ ability to neutralize it. Yet recent studies testing multivalent combinations of three broadly neutralizing antibodies, or bnAbs, have yielded promising results in… Read More
You’re invited to join us for the Ending Gender Inequalities: Evidence to Impact Conference Conference registration opens 28 February 2018 Participating in this meeting will help you: Enhance knowledge of applied gender research, practice, and implementation, including new technology, gender-focused service delivery plans, evidence-based interventions, equalizing gender roles, education and economic empowerment activities Form collaborative… Read More
As a freshman at UNC, Elizabeth Trefney remembers seeing a flyer publicizing a class about HIV/AIDS. The semester-long course is offered each spring by the UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and is open to all students. Past classes have focused on how the virus impacts the immune system, currently available treatments and the latest… Read More
The UNC CFAR Developmental Core provides Developmental Awards and small secondary data analysis awards to emerging HIV investigators for one year of research. Breaking News: The joint UNC-Duke Developmental PrEP RFA has been released! Applications require co-PIs from Duke University and the UNC CFAR and are due February 15, 2018. See below for complete information.
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
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
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