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NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)

June 10, 2019

Novel RNAs in Virology (including HIV) and Immune Regulation: Basic Science and Therapeutic Discovery (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support basic science research, from early exploratory studies to therapeutic discovery and development, in novel biologically active viral and/or host RNAs involved in virology (including HIV biology) and immune regulation.

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Apply Now: 2019 CFAR Admin Supplements released - Internal Competition due April 1, 2019

March 15, 2019

Apply Now | General CFAR | NIH Administrative Supplement Opportunity
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This administrative supplement opportunity is to support innovative research projects, inter-CFAR meetings, and shared instrumentation that address key gaps in HIV/AIDS and will advance the field.

The NIH is interested in supplement applications from CFARs in the following areas:

  1. Promoting...
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Adolescent Trials Network: 2-page protocol concepts due April 1, 2019

March 5, 2019

The ATN welcomes ideas from the scientific community in the form of proposals for new studies which are consistent with the Network's mission and are not currently being planned or pursued elsewhere. The ATN also welcomes proposals from investigators who would like to use existing data and/or specimens collected during ATN studies to answer questions related to the HIV epidemic among US adolescents and young adults.

Investigators interested in proposing an ATN study should submit a protocol...

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Clinical Advisory: Statewide Outbreak of HIV Infection in persons who Inject Drugs

February 6, 2019

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has detected an increase in newly diagnosed HIV infections among persons who inject drugs (PWID) in multiple areas across the Commonwealth. Recent HIV transmission is evidenced by several new cases diagnosed during the acute stage of HIV infection. The primary risk factor reported among identified cases is injection drug use (IDU). Injectable substances linked to this outbreak include heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine.

MDPH is asking healthcare providers to enhance their vigilance for, increase their testing of,...

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People Who Don’t Get AIDS

January 29, 2019
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