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Apply Now: T32 training funds available

Apply Now: T32 training funds available

December 11, 2018

We would like to announce the availability of NIH-funded T32 HIV Research Training Funds to Harvard University available beginning July/August 2019. 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 on laboratory based studies (P.I. Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes) and the other on clinical...

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New RFP: For CFAR researchers conducting international HIV/TB research - due Feb 21, 2019

November 14, 2018

CFAR-RePORT cross-consortia studies to elucidate the role of HIV in TB immunopathogenesis and biomarker delivery

DOWNLOAD the complete RFP: https://cfar.globalhealth.harvard.edu/files/cfar/files/report_cfar_rfp.pdf

Visit the CRDF website for a full application package: http://www....

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Michael Lauer, NIH

What Contributes to the Success of Early Career Scientists? – A NIAID Look

November 2, 2018
At NIH, we are heavily invested in our workforce and in understanding the barriers they face. What characteristics do they share? How do they compete in the current hypercompetitive environment? When do they stop applying to NIH (drop out), even after receiving their first award? Staff from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) delve into these questions in a paper published recently in PLOS ONE , whose findings I’d like to highlight today. Here, Drs. Patricia Haggerty and Matthew Fenton looked at factors that may contribute to the success of early-career... Read more about What Contributes to the Success of Early Career Scientists? – A NIAID Look
IDSE 2018 Fall

Read Dr. Monty Montano's Review in IDSE"The Demographic Shift in HIV: The Aging HIV Patient"

September 13, 2018

Authors: Viola Guardigni, MD, and Monty Montano, PhD

Although there is substantial enthusiasm for the development of HIV vaccines1,2 a remaining challenge is the treatment of people who are infected and under the care
of a clinician. The introduction of effective combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) dramatically increased life expectancy in people aging with HIV (PAWH).3 In developed countries, a growing percentage of PAWH are soon to be older than 50 years, due to a longer life expectancy and to acquiring HIV infection later in life. (...

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Physician-Scientists in the Evolving Landscape of Biomedical Research - A JID Supplement

August 22, 2018

On April 27, 2017, the HU CFAR and the Ragon Institute hosted the Physician-Scientist Symposium "The role of the physician-scientist in the evolving landscape of biomedical research."  Drs. Lenette Lu, Amy Barczak and Doug Kwon hosted the meeting locally with the goals of:

  • highlighting the excellent work by physician-scientists from around the country
  • exploring the variety of ways in which clinical training influences research
  • developing ideas of how to more completely support the careers of physician-...
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2018 National CFAR Meeting- Call for Abstracts due Thursday, August 23rd

August 20, 2018

2018 National CFAR Meeting

HU CFAR Internal Competition-Early Stage Investigator (ESI) Call for Abstracts

Emory University is pleased to welcome Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) as participants in the Science Symposium on Thursday, November 8 and at a Mentoring Workshop on Friday, November 9 at the 2018 National CFAR Meeting...

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Preventative HIV vaccine candidate triggers desired immune responses in humans and monkeys, and protects monkeys from infection

July 10, 2018

Promising findings lead to initiation of a clinical efficacy trial in southern Africa

BOSTON - More than three decades after the identification of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), scientists are still working to develop a preventative vaccine that could finally put an end to the epidemic for which there are nearly two million new infections each year. 

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GW University School of Medicine

Apply now for the position of Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine: Washington, DC, United States

June 4, 2018

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) invites applications and nominations for the position of chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Tropical Medicine (MITM).

Apply here: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/51785

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