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DC CFAR investigators are highly active in local, national and international HIV/AIDS research.  Learn more about the latest research and funding news. 



DC CFAR Basic Sciences Core Director, Dr. Sergei Nekhai, Named PI of a P50 for the CHaRM Program

August 19, 2019

DC CFAR Basic Sciences Core Director, Dr. Sergei Nekhai, has been named PI for the Center For Hemoglobin Research in Minorities (CHaRM) program at Howard University.

DC CFAR Investigators, Dr. Rachel Scott and Dr. Dan Wang, Awarded Georgetown Dean's Toulmin Pilot Project Award

August 19, 2019

DC CFAR investigators, Dr. Rachel Scott and Dr. Dan Wang, were awarded a Georgetown University Dean's Toulmin Pilot Project Award for the project entitled "Placental Microvasculature in Pregnancies Complicated by HIV".

Post-IAS Conference on HIV Sciences held July 21-24, 2019

August 14, 2019

The 10th IAS Conference on HIV Sciences meeting presents critical and influential HIV research featuring innovative practices. 

New R21 Awarded to DC CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Director, Lisa Bowleg, PhD

August 01, 2019

We are pleased to announce that DC CFAR investigator, Lisa Bowleg, PhD, along with DC CFAR co-investigators Shawnika Hull, PhD, Tamara Taggart, PhD, MPH, and Ana Maria del Rio Gonzalez, PhD, MA, DC CFAR CAB member Ron Simmons, PhD as a consultant and collaborators from the University of Mississippi have recently been awarded an R21 from the National Institute Of Mental Health (NIMH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

DC CFAR Investigator Leah Varga, PhD (DC Health) Receives a 2019 CFAR Adelante Award

July 18, 2019

Please join us in congratulating DC CFAR investigator Leah Varga, PhD (DC Health) as the recipient of a 2019 

Dr. Sari Reisner to Join the DC CFAR in January 2020

July 08, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Sari Reisner will be joining the DC CFAR in January 2020. Dr.

Dr. Sanjay Maggirwar Named as Chair of the GW Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine

June 25, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Sanjay Maggirwar has been named as Chair of the GW Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine. Dr.

DC CFAR Investigator, Michael Plankey, PhD, receives Full Professorship at Georgetown University

June 05, 2019

We are pleased to announce that DC CFAR investigator, 

New R01 Awarded to DC CFAR Investigator at Georgetown University, Marta Catalfamo, PhD

June 05, 2019

DC CFAR investigator and Associate Professor with the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine at Georgetown University, 

New Publication from DC CFAR Investigator, Jeanne Jordan, PhD

April 24, 2019

DC CFAR investigator Jeanne Jordan, PhD, along with her colleagues at George Washington University and with the DC Cohort, has recently published an article in PLOS ONE entitled, "

DC CFAR Investigator, Jeanne Jordan, PhD, Presented at HIV Dynamics and Replication Program 2019 "Think Tank" Meeting

April 17, 2019

Dr. Jeanne Jordan presented at the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) HIV Dynamics and Replication Program 2019 Think Tank Meeting on April 3, 2019.

New Publication from DC CFAR Investigator, Xiong Jiang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Georgetown University

April 17, 2019

DC CFAR investigator and Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Georgetown University, Xiong Xiang, PhD, along with his colleagues, has recently published an ar