News and Events

September 09, 2016

Read last week's CFAR Weekly eNews! 

March 25, 2015

The opening ceremony for "Kuska: the UW-UPCH Center for Research and Training in HIV/AIDS and STI's" took place on April 4, 2014 with many representatives from the University of Washington in atten

July 17, 2014

In collaboration with the Fogarty International Center, the CFAR Health Economics Impact Study Team (HEIST) held its 2nd health economic workshop in Kisumu, Kenya, on June 19th, 2014.&nb

May 14, 2014

 Seattle BioMed today announced that it has received a seven year Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development (IPCAVD) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and

July 17, 2013

NIAID will fund Michael Katze's proposal for a 5-year, $15M contract to establish a Non-Human Primate Core Functional Genomics Laborator for AIDS Vaccine Research and Development. 

June 20, 2013

The Seattle Times reported on Timothy Ray Brown's visit to his hometown of Seattle to help boost efforts promote a cure for HIV. 

March 21, 2013

Dr. King K. Holmes, professor and chair of the UW Department of Global Health, won the prestigious 2013 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for his work in sexually transmitted diseases. 

December 14, 2012

CFAR Co-Director and Scientific Working Group leader in AIDS-Associated Infections and Malignancies (AAIMs) is featured in an NPR article and interview on KUOW 94.9FM. 

November 30, 2012

UW News published an article detailing some of Dr. Kim Woodrow's new work, a method of providing contraception and prevent HIV transmission by using electrically spun cloth with nanometer-sized fibers that can dissolve to release drugs.

October 03, 2012

Scientists used genetic sequencing to discover that the vaccine used in the RV144 HIV vaccine trial, involving 16,000 men and women in Thailand, did offer some protection against certain HIV viruses. The results were published Sept. 10 in the online edition of Nature.

Upcoming Events

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Daniel Douek, MD, PhD
Chief, Human Immunology Section, Vaccine Research Center

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The Health Economics Impact Study Team is excited to announce a three part workshop series on the theory, fundamentals, applications, and data collection tools/templates for costing in health econo

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Speaker: Thomas Hope, PhD
Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology, McCormick School of Engineering and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern University

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Save the date for this year's CFAR Symposium!

More information coming soon.

Email cfardev@uw.edu for more information

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Harborview Research and Training Building
9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

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Speaker: Aaron Tobian, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University

Webcasts

Jennifer Balkus, PhD
Staff Scientist, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Affiliate Instructor, Global Health

Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH
Assistant Commissioner
Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control
New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York, New York

Eric Hunter, PhD
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory Vaccine Center

Heather Jaspan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease
Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute  

Noah Sather, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for Infectious Disease Research

Ariane van der Straten, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor
University of California San Francisco

Benigno Rodriguez, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine

Peter Hunt, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, HIV/AIDS Division
University of California, San Francisco

Brandon Guthrie, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor, Global Health
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
University of Washington

James Neaton, PhD
Professor, Biostatistics
Adjunct Professor, Infectious Disease and International Medicine
University of Minnesota