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Notice of Intent to Publish - COVID-19 testing in vulnerable and underserved populations

June 1, 2020

On Friday May 29, the NIH issued a Notice of Intent to Publish (NOITP) four Funding Opportunity Announcements as part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative, a $500 million initiative to reduce COVID-19 associated morbidity and mortality disparities for vulnerable and underserved populations that are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

The NOITP is here: ...

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NIAID emergency R21 and R01 FOAs for COVID-19 research

May 5, 2020

Dear CFAR Investigators,

In case you are not already aware, additional opportunities have been posted for SARS-CoV-2 research. NIAID published the emergency R21 and R01 FOAs for COVID-19 research recently. Please share with all who may be interested.

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide an expedited funding mechanism for research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). NIAID is issuing this FOA in response...

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From Poz.com "What People With HIV Need to Know About the New Coronavirus"

March 18, 2020

"Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article stated that people with compromised immunity are at greater risk of contracting the coronavirus, in addition to developing more serious disease. While this is the case for many infections, there currently are not enough data to say whether immunocompromised people, including those living with HIV, are at greater risk of catching the new virus."

Read the full article at  https://www.poz.com/article/...

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2020 CFAR Admin Supplement: General Opportunity - Internal Competition due Monday, March 23

March 11, 2020

2020 CFAR NIH Administrative Supplement Opportunity

Support for innovative research projects, inter-CFAR meetings, and shared instrumentation that address key gaps in HIV/AIDS and will advance the field. This opportunity should build research capacity and be consistent with the recent NIH HIV/AIDS research priorities (NOT-OD-15-137).

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

  • Methodology and Data Science of HIV
  • Increasing the Integration of Substance Abuse Services and HIV Prevention and Care...
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February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7, 2020

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is being observed this year on Friday, February 7. This year’s NBHAAD theme, “Together for Love: Stop HIV Stigma,” highlights the messages of the CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign. According to CDC, the campaign is designed to raise awareness that we all have a role to play in stopping HIV stigma within the Black community.

CDC’s latest HIV surveillance data:

•             In 2018, Blacks/African...

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Watch the trailer #SHEROTalks premieres November 20th, 2019 at 6PM, Live on Facebook.

November 15, 2019

 

In honor of national Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Multicultural AIDS Coalition & Harvard University Center for AIDS Research is excited to present the debut of SHERO Talks: Virtual Journal Club Series. SHERO Talks, is a podcast series where trans women of color speak on their health,...

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