2016 World AIDS Day Symposium

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE MORNING AND/OR AFTERNOON SESSIONS!   Registration 8:00AM-8:30AM Morning Session: HIV Clinical Epidemiology 8:30AM-12:00PM 8:30-8:40am – Introduction – Claire Farel, MD, MPH, UNC Chapel Hill 8:40-9:10am – David Wohl, MD, UNC Chapel Hill – “Spotlight on HIV Clinical Care” 9:10-10:10am – KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Michael Mugavero, MD, MHSc, University of Alabama – “Ending AIDS in Alabama” 10:10-10:40am – Erica Samoff, PhD, MPH, North Carolina Division… Read More

Women and HIV Cure: What Cure Means to Women, What Women Mean to Cure

A Three-Part Webinar Series Presented by the Women’s HIV Research Collaborative (Part 2) Tuesday, October 25 In recent years, the scientific community has made great strides toward finding a cure for HIV. Activists and advocates are rightfully excited about these developments, but many questions remain about what a cure will entail and how the science… Read More

UNC HIV Cure Seminar: Understanding mechanisms of HIV persistence using virus sequence analysis in HIV controllers

A talk by Eli Boritz, M.D., Ph.D. NIAID Clinical Fellow National Institute Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD Targeted HIV cure strategies require definition of the mechanisms that maintain the virus. We tracked HIV replication and the persistence of infected CD4 T cells in individuals with natural virologic control by sequencing… Read More

HIV cure research Q & A with Dr. Tucker and Dr. Rennie

CFAR Investigators Dr. Joseph Tucker and Dr. Stuart Rennie are experts in the field of HIV research. As a part of their searcHIV project, a multi-site, multi-disciplinary working group focusing on investigating the biosocial implications of curing HIV infection, they have created a Q & A page to answer questions about HIV cure. The goal… Read More

CUREiculum Webinar Series: Early ART

The CUREiculum is a suite of tools that provides simple, accessible information on HIV cure research. As part of the effort to increase research literacy around cure, the CUREiculum team, a collaboration of community educators, researchers and advocacy organizations, will be presenting a webinar series that focus on issue-specific topics crucial to understanding the research landscape. Early… Read More

CUREiculum Webinar Series: Latency Reversing Agents

The CUREiculum is a suite of tools that provides simple, accessible information on HIV cure research. As part of the effort to increase research literacy around cure, the CUREiculum team, a collaboration of community educators, researchers and advocacy organizations, will be presenting a webinar series that focus on issue-specific topics crucial to understanding the research landscape. Latency… Read More

CUREiculum Webinar Series: Stakeholder Engagement in Cure Research

The CUREiculum is a suite of tools that provides simple, accessible information on HIV cure research. As part of the effort to increase research literacy around cure, the CUREiculum team, a collaboration of community educators, researchers and advocacy organizations, will be presenting a webinar series that focus on issue-specific topics crucial to understanding the research landscape. Stakeholder… Read More

Dr. Margolis Featured in New Yorker Article on HIV Cure

Dr David Margolis

The New Yorker recently featured the research of UNC School of Medicine researcher David Margolis, MD, in this article about the search for a cure to HIV infection. Margolis, a professor of medicine, epidemiology, and microbiology and immunology, serves as director of the School of Medicine’s Program in Translational Clinical Research. Dr. Margolis currently leads… Read More

UNC CFAR Investigators Featured at CROI 2015

CROI 2015

Five abstracts from UNC CFAR have been accepted for presentation at the poster session at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2015, each of which were supported by the UNC CFAR’s Biostatistics Core. This annual collaborative science conference brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest… Read More

Strategies for an HIV Cure 2014 Conference

“Strategies for an HIV Cure 2014” Conference Wednesday, October 15- Friday, October 17, 2014, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MA Registration deadline: Monday, September 29 For more information, visit: https://www.blsmeetings.net/HIVCureMeeting2014/index.cfm The Division of AIDS (DAIDS) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), is sponsoring a scientific meeting focused on the… Read More