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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 D-CFAR members featured on Kojo Nnamdi Show

February 19, 2015

DC D-CFAR member and Associate Professor in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department at GW, Amanda Castel, MD, MPH, and DC D-CFAR Community Advisory Board member and Executive Director of MetroTeen AIDS, Adam Tenner, were featured on the Kojo Nnamdi show this week to discuss the future of HIV/AIDS treatment and services in DC.

New Publication: Maria De Jesus, PhD

January 27, 2015

The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate Maria De Jesus, PhD on her new publication "Getting tested is almost like going to the Salem witch trials: discordant discourses between Western public health messages and sociocultural expectations surrounding HIV testing among East African immigrant women", funded in part by a DC D-CFAR pilot award.

Writing & Publishing on HIV/AIDS Panel Discussion

January 15, 2015

Featuring Dr. Jose Merino, US Clinical Research Editor for the BMJ, as well as researchers from GW's Milken Institute School of Publish Health, and the District of Columbia Developmental Center for AIDS Research (DC D-CFAR).

Spring 2014 Pilot Awards Recipients Announced

September 05, 2014

The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate the awards recipients for the spring cycle of the 2014 DC D-CFAR Pilot Awards Program.

NIH Application for Transition to DC CFAR

September 04, 2014

As many of you know, the DC D-CFAR recently submitted an application to the NIH to transition from a Developmental CFAR to a full CFAR, which would provide additional resources to support HIV research in Washington, DC.

New Publication: Mark Burke, PhD

September 03, 2014

The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate Mark Burke, PhD for his new publication, "Reduction of pyramidal and immature hippocampal neurons in pediatric simian immunodeficiency virus infection" funded in part by a DC D-CFAR pilot award.

New NIH Award: Imtiaz A Khan, PhD

August 27, 2014

The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate Imtiaz A Khan, PhD for his new NIH award, "CD8+ T-cell Exhaustion During Toxoplasmosis."

New NIH Award: Ivan Tong Mak, PhD

August 20, 2014

The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate Ivan Tong Mak, PhD for his new NIH award, "HAART-Mediated Cardiovascular Toxicity in HIV-1 Transgenic Rats: Mg Protection."

New NIH Award: Valerie Oji, PharmD, BCPP

August 06, 2014

The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate Valerie Oji, PharmD, BCPP for her new award, "Implementing HAND Assessments and Treatments to Specialty Medication Therapy Management (MTM) in HIV/AIDS Infected Psychiatric Populations."

New NIH Award: Mimi Ghosh, PhD

July 30, 2014

The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate Mimi Ghosh, PhD, an Assistant Professor at the George Washington University, for her new NIH award, "Impact of Menopause and Sexual Trauma on HIV Acquisition in Women."

The Impact of Sexual Violence on the Systemic and Female Genital Tract

September 19, 2013

Mimi Ghosh, PhD, MS has received a NIH CFAR Administrative Supplement to study the relationship between sexual violence and inflammatory response in women from Washington, DC where there is a high prevalence of HIV. Dr. Ghosh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the George Washington University.

Expanding Multiparametric Flow Cytometry Capacity for the DC D-CFAR

August 29, 2013

Douglas F. Nixon, MD, PhD has been awarded a NIH CFAR Administrative Supplement to improve the multiparmetric flow cytometry capacity for the DC D-CFAR Dr. Nixon is the Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the George Washington University.

2014 CFAR/APC ECHPP Meeting

July 26, 2013

Alan E. Greenberg, MD, MPH has been awarded NIH CFAR Administrative Supplement to host the 2014 ECHPP meeting. Dr. Greenberg is the Director of the DC D-CFAR and a Professor and Chair in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the George Washington University.

Using Surveillance Data to Drive Cascade-Related Community-Based HIV

June 01, 2013

Amanda D. Castel, MD, MPH has been awarded a NIH CFAR Administrative Supplement to implement a pilot community-based mobile HIV intervention through ECHPP-3. Dr. Castel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the George Washington University.

CFAR ECHPP Initiative

August 09, 2012

Alan E. Greenberg, MD, MPH has been awarded a second parent award for the ECHPP Initiative. Dr. Greenberg is the Director of the DC D-CFAR and a Professor and Chair in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the George Washington University.