The Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR) provides research, education and training opportunities to HU CFAR members across Harvard University and its affiliates through services that are in direct response to member needs.  The goals of the HU CFAR have resulted from twenty five years of commitment to AIDS research, education, and patient care.  Areas of study by NIH-funded HU CFAR investigators include molecular virology, pathogenesis, host immune responses, epidemiology, treatment, vaccines and prevention.

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  • Create synergistic multidisciplinary collaborations among the diverse HU CFAR affiliated HIV/AIDS researchers and their trainees.
  • Promote innovative research capable of more effectively addressing key HIV/AIDS related research questions.
  • Attract, engage, support and mentor the next generation of early career scientists into HIV/AIDS research.