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An invitation from the Tennessee CFAR: Inter-CFAR Workshop on Partnerships between HBCUs and CFARs 3/22/18

January 25, 2018

January 18, 2018
RE: Inter‐CFAR Workshop on Partnerships between HBCUs and CFARs

Dear Colleagues,

On March 22, 2018 the Tennessee Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) will host an Inter‐CFAR workshop entitled
“Partnerships between HBCUs and CFARs – Addressing the Underrepresentation of African American
Investigators in HIV/AIDS”. This Workshop is intended to: 1) foster synergistic partnerships between historically
black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and CFARs concentrating on understanding and addressing the
underrepresentation of African...

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Posting: New Faculty member to work with the ALIVE Study (JHU)

December 7, 2017

The Department of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Scientist faculty position. The successful candidate would have their academic appointment in Infectious Disease Epidemiology with research activities centered in the ALIVE (AIDS Linked to the IntraVenous Experience) cohort study.

We are looking for a talented and energetic faculty member to contribute to the ongoing ALIVE research program with both scientific and administrative...

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Apply Now: T32 Training Funds -proposals due February 1, 2018

Apply Now: T32 Training Funds -proposals due February 1, 2018

November 20, 2017

**HIV RESEARCH TRAINING FUNDS
AVAILABLE FOR JULY/AUGUST 2018**


We would like to announce the availability of NIH-funded T32 HIV Research Training Funds to Harvard University available beginning July/August 2018. The goal of the program is to train both MD and PhD investigators for careers in HIV research. Potential areas of investigation include all areas of HIV/AIDS research, ranging from the laboratory to the clinic, including epidemiology, outcomes, implementation, and health policy studies. Funding is available from two Harvard T32 grants, one focused primarily...

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Decision Tree Tool: Does your human subjects research study meet the NIH definition of a clinical trial?

November 9, 2017

Go to the NIH tool to determine if your study is considered an NIH clinical trial.
https://grants.nih.gov/ct-decision/index.htm

The NIH definition of a clinical trial is very broad. Some investigators conducting human subjects research may not be aware that NIH considers their study to be a clinical trial. Use this tool to help determine if your research meets the NIH definition of a clinical trial.

For application due dates...

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Sir Elton John to recieve Gomes Humanitarian Award Nov. 6th

October 25, 2017

Sir Elton John will deliver the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Lecture as part of the awards ceremony, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. in Sanders Theatre in Memorial Hall.  Harvard identification or press credentials will be required for priority distribution of the free tickets to the event, though some may be available to the public.

The tickets will be distributed at Sanders Theatre. More information will be available at www.boxoffice.harvard.edu

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New FOA: Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low and Middle- Income Countries (R21)

September 21, 2017

Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (R21) (PAR-17-474)

Deadlines

  • Letter of intent due dates: 30 days prior to the application due dates
  • ​Application due dates: December 11, 2017

Note: This FOA is being issued with limited due dates to accommodate the transition from FORMS-D to FORMS-E application packages. This FOA will be reissued...

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HIV Research Grant for African-American and Latino/a Medical Students - Due Jan 3, 2018

September 21, 2017

HIV Vaccine Research Grants for Medical Students
Seeking African American/Black and Latino/a medical students interested in HIV vaccine research

DEADLINE: January 3, 2018

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is investing in a young generation...

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Funding Opportunity: Detection of HIV for Self-Testing (R61/R33)

August 30, 2017

Announcement (FOA) Number PAR-17-471 

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to support bi-phasic developmental, discovery-driven, or hypothesis-driven research focused on innovative strategies to detect HIV either within the first two weeks of infection or to monitor viral rebound after stopping or developing resistance to antiretroviral therapy. Applications should propose simple dignostic tools that would be feasible for a self-testing platform to allow untrainded individuals to detect HIV. Interdisciplinary collaborations that...

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