The UW/FHCRC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) announces the availability of funding for projects related to the following areas of scientific interest: 1) The Intersection of HIV Infection and the Human Microbiome; 2) PK Interactions Between ARVs and Other Drugs; 3) Improve HIV Care Continuum Outcomes; 4) HIV-HCV Co-Infection; and 5) HIV-TB Co-Infection.
Project leaders are restricted to early stage investigators  and to established investigators in non-HIV fields who have never received an NIH research award for HIV/AIDS studies.
The UW/FHCRC CFAR can submit one application per area of scientific interest, therefore we are conducting an internal competition to determine which applications will be submitted to NIH for review. Those interested in applying are required to submit a one-page concept proposal to Susan Mello (firstname.lastname@example.org ) by 9am PDT Monday, April 21, 2014. After selection of finalists, full proposals (research plan can be in draft form; budget and other business items must be final) are due Monday, May 19, 2014, and research plan must be final by Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
Please refer to the Guidelines for Concept Proposals for CFAR Competitive Supplement  for information on how to apply. Also refer to the Full Announcement  for more detailed information on each area of scientific interest and review criteria.
Questions can be directed to Susan Mello (email@example.com ; 206-744-2238).