UNC CFAR Cores

The UNC CFAR has eight Cores, each of which offers a unique services to support the entire spectrum of HIV/AIDS research:

Administrative 

Provides overall Center administration and enhancement of collaboration and communication, and is the focus of community outreach and interaction.

Biostatistics 

Integrates sound statistical designs and analyses into all HIV/AIDS projects and develops new methods for study design and analysis.

Clinical 

Coordinates and enhances clinical research.

Clinical Pharmacology/Analytical Chemistry

Facilitates investigation of absorption and metabolism of new and existing compounds active against HIV and opportunistic infections.

Developmental

Facilitates incorporation of new investigators, new areas of investigation, and investigations requiring rapid deployment.

HIV/STD Laboratory (formerly VIM) 

Supports research among CFAR investigators and training in sample preparation and/or the performance of immunologic procedures. It provides state-of-the-art viral phenotype and genotype support.

International

Connects UNC investigators to key populations in Africa and Asia, and connects in-country scientists to research and training resources at our US location. 

Social and Behavioral Science 

Coordinates and enhances behavioral, epidemiological, and translational research. Also assists in community outreach and interaction.

Strategic Community Engagement Education Dissemination (SCEED) Office 

Partners and works closely with community-based organizations to establish and grow strong relationships based on equity, trust, and accountability. (Password Protected)