News and Events

January 13, 2017

Read last week's CFAR Weekly eNews! 

November 16, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Jared Baeten, MD, PhD, has accepted the position of CFAR Director.  He will officially start on January 1, 2017.  After a robust nomination and vetting process, Jared was unanimously approved for the position. 

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.

Upcoming Events


Speaker: Christine Johnston, MD, MPH

Affiliation: University of Washington


Speaker: Sarah Benki-Nugent, PhD

Affiliation: University of Washington


Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Sharon Hillier, PhD


Please join the CFAR Sociobehavioral and Prevention Research Core and Public Health - Seattle/King County HIV/STD Program for another Lunchbox Talk featuring Christine Khosropour, PhD, MPH, Acting


The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is proud to announce the Translational HIV Vaccine Early Stage Investigator (ESI) Conference!


Speaker: Rupert Kaul, MD, PhD

Affiliation: University of Toronto


Hosted by: University of California, San Francisco

Tuesday 10/24: Mentoring Transitional and Early Career Scientists

Wednesday 10/25: Scientific Presentations


Harborview Research and Training Building


Speaker: Elizabeth Anne Bukusi, MBChB, M.Med (ObGyn), MPH, PhD , PGD(Research Ethics). MBE (Research Ethics) , CIP  (Certified IRB Professional).

Chief Research Officer

Co-Director Research Care Training Program,(RCTP) Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI, Box 19464, post code 00202, Nairobi

Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, University of Washington

Monica Gandhi MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).  She is also the Medical Director of the HIV/AIDS Clinic ("Ward 86") at San Francisco General Hospital. Research efforts have focused on HIV/AIDS in U.S. women and investigating objective methods to measure antiretroviral adherence and exposure in HIV treatment and prevention settings, such as determining drug levels in hair samples.

Dr.  Roxanne Kerani received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota, and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD.  She is currently Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the University of Washington, and continues a longstanding affiliation with Public Health – Seattle and King County.  Dr. Kerani’s research interests center around HIV and STD epidemiology, particularly the epidemiology of HIV in immigrants and refugees in the U.S. 

Patrick Sullivan, PhD, DVM

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health

Co-Director of the Prevention Sciences Core at Emory’s Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

Member of the US Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. 

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Aaron Tobian, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health

Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  

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Madeline B. Deutsch, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine

Director, UCSF Transgender Care

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

University of California, San Francisco

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Thomas Hope, PhD

Co-PI, The Sustained Long-Acting Protection Against HIV (SLAP HIV) Program

Director, Viral Pathogenesis Core, The Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Professor, Departments of Cell and Molecular Biology, Obstetrics and Gynecology | Northwestern University

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William DePaolo, PhD

Michael and Lynn Garvey Endowed Chair | Gastroenterology

Associate Professor | UW School of Medicine

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Justin Taylor, PhD

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center | Assistant Member

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Joseph Merrill, MD, MPH

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