Announcing the DC CFAR Spring 2017 Pilot Award Recipients

2017 Pilot Award Recipients photo
July 26, 2017

The DC CFAR would like to congratulate the recipients of the DC CFAR Pilot Awards Program for the Spring 2017 cycle!  The Pilot Awards Program is a competitive program that provides pilot funds to HIV/AIDS investigators to assist them in the development of their NIH-funded research careers. This program is designed to encourage novel research by early stage investigators and established investigators in other fields who wish to transition into HIV/AIDS research.  Please join us in congratulating our award recipients in their HIV research achievements:

Richard Apps, PhD: "Understanding HIV-1 immune evasion to promote cure immunotherapy"

Deborah Goldstein, MD: "HIV Treatment Cascade among Transgender Women in Washington, DC"

Dana Hines, PhD, MSN, BSN: "Understanding Barriers to PrEP Uptake and Adherence among Black Transgender Women in DC"

Ian Toma, PhD, MD: "The effect of maternal HIV infection on baseline immune landscape of neonates"

To read the abstracts and learn more about the Research Awards Program, please visit the DC CFAR website.