Dr. Angela Kashuba, Director of UNC CFARs Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Core, has been selected to serve as the next dean of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. This appointment is effective October 1st. To read more about her appointment, read this letter from Robert Blouin, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.
Jeff Stringer, director of UNC CFAR’s International Core, is leading two studies to improve pregnancy outcomes in the world’s poorest countries. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $14 million to Stringer’s interdisciplinary team, composed of researchers from the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Gillings School of Global Health. Read more about this at… Read More
Joseph Eron, MD, division chief of infectious diseases and director of UNC CFAR’s Clinical Core, was recently featured on Contagion‘s latest Peer Exchange panel. The four-part discussion, entitled “HIV Screening, Prevention, and Treatment Advances,” is available to the public here. From the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine’s Newsroom article, “This Contagion “Peer Exchange” panel features… Read More
In a study published on January 11th, investigators considered of the digital resilience behavior of young, black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM). CFAR investigator and assistant professor of health behavior at the Gillings School Kathryn E. Muessig, PhD, participated as senior author to this study, entitled “Stay strong! keep ya head up! move on!… Read More
For our January 2019 webinar, Brian Mustanski, PhD, presented “Don’t assume if you build it they will come: Two hybrid effectiveness-implementation trials of eHealth HIV prevention programs for diverse adolescent and young adult MSM.” In case you missed it, a recording can be viewed here. Next month’s webinar is planned for February 25th at 3:30 ET… Read More
The UNC CFAR will conduct an internal review to select the four best candidates for Fiscal Year 2018 funding to move forward with the supplement application. All interested applicants must submit for review the following: Documents for internal CFAR review: Brief proposal no more than 2 pages with specific aims and brief background. Must have:… Read More
Biostatistics Core Develops Software Tool for Analyzing Dilution Assays UNC Center for AIDS Research Biostatistics Core graduate research assistant Ilana Trumble and former Core GRAs Andrew Allmon, Owen Francis, Pedro Baldoni, alumnus Dr. Joseph Rigdon, and Core Director, Prof. Michael Hudgens published a research paper in the November 2017 issue of the Journal of Immunological Methods, titled “SLDAssay: A software… Read More
UNC School of Medicine’s Anne Lyerly is addressing the urgent need for effective HIV prevention and treatment for the estimated 1.5 million women worldwide with HIV who give birth each year. With a $3 million NIH grant, Dr. Lyerly is leading an interdisciplinary team of researchers to determine what barriers prevent investigators from studying the virus in pregnant women. Lyerly, associate… Read More