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

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

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

MEASURE Evaluation: Translating Data into Health Recommendations

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By Kathy Doherty, Senior Research Writer MEASURE Evaluation Health data are essential to understanding what is working in a health system and what is not. Data alone, however, are just numbers, unless transformed into compelling information products that communicate and lead to action to improve health care. For the past year MEASURE Evaluation—a $180 million… Read More

CFAR represented at World AIDS Day Events Around the Triangle

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World AIDS Day, started in 1988, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, increase awareness, combat stigma, and improve education. Each year, the UNC Center for AIDS Research and the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases host a World AIDS Day Symposium featuring presentations by UNC faculty members, expert research and… Read More