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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. 



Journal Club Webinar Recording Available

March 08, 2016

The DC CFAR Developmental Core hosted a Journal Club webinar last Wednesday, March 2nd from 12 - 1 pm. Dr.

Announcement - Career Transition for the DC CFAR Administrative Director

March 02, 2016

We would like to inform the DC CFAR community that our wonderful Administrative Director, Dr.

DC CFAR Pilot Award Recipient Awarded Tenure

March 01, 2016

Please join us in congratulating Maria De Jesus, PhD, MA on receiving ten

DC Department of Health joins the DC CFAR

February 24, 2016

The DC CFAR Executive Committee is delighted to announce that the DC Department of Health (DOH) is joining t

DC CFAR Fall 2015 Pilot Award Recipients

February 18, 2016

The DC CFAR would like to congratulate the recipients of the DC CFAR Pilot Awards for the Fall 2015 cycle!
 

New R21 Awarded to DC CFAR Member, Brad Jones, PhD

January 13, 2016

DC CFAR Member, Brad Jones, PhD, has recently been awarded a R21 from the National Institutes of Health entitled"Engineered CTL with Inducible AB Secretion; A Tripartite Attack of HIV Reservoirs". This project will look at engineering the immune system target to eliminate HIV infection found in latent reservoirs.

DC CFAR Selected to Host the Annual National CFAR Meeting in November 2017

November 18, 2015

The DC CFAR is honored to announce that we have been selected to host the 2017 Annual National CFAR Meeting! This important event brings together the leadership of and investigators from all 20 CFARs from around the country for a series of scientific and administrative meetings.

New Investigator Publication from Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH and Irene Kuo, PhD, MPH

October 28, 2015

DC CFAR Investigators, Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH and Irene Kuo, PhD, MPH, along with other colleagues from the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health and the SUNY at Binghamton College of Community and Public Affairs recently published an article in Digital Culture & Education entitled, "Acceptability of a mobile smartphone application intervention to improve access to HIV prevention and care services for black men who have sex with men in the District of Columbia".

New Investigator Publication from Amanda Castel, MD, MPH

October 26, 2015

DC CFAR Investigators Amanda Castel, MD, MPH and James Peterson, EdD, along with Dr. Jennifer Skillicorn, DC CFAR Administrative Director, and colleagues from the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health and the DC Department of Health, publish article in PLoS One entitled "Comparing Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Testing Strategies: Targeted and Routine Testing in Washington, DC."