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Announcing the Recipients of the 2023 CFAR New Investigator Award (NIA)

Congratulations to our 2023 CFAR NIA Awardees, Dr. Michelle Bulterys of the University of Washington, Dr. Delphine Depierreux of Fred Hutch, Dr. Obinna Ekwunife of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Dr. Christian Gallardo of Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Dr. Joy Githua of Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI/CRDR), and Dr. Bo Zhang of Fred Hutch!

Funding Available for Community-Led HIV Research in Washington State

The Office of Community Engagement (OCE) at the University of Washington/Fred Hutch (UW/Fred Hutch) Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is thrilled to announce the inaugural Stephaun Elite Wallace Community Investigator Awards competition. The purpose of the Wallace Awards is to grow capacity for community-led HIV research by providing funding, mentoring, and educational support for community leaders, while facilitating connections and collaborations between community-based organizations (CBOs) and CFAR members.

HIV Research Study Participant Screening and Patient Referral

We support screening and recruitment of eligible people living with HIV (PLWH) into clinical and pathogenesis research studies via a dedicated research nurse.This service is available to investigators to increase enrollment of PLWH into research studies. Lindsay Legg, the HIV research coordinator, is effective at increasing enrollment in HIV studies. Ms. Legg reviews the records of UW HIV patients visiting the HMC Madison Clinic and refers those who qualify to the appropriate research coordinator for enrollment. To access this service,…

20th Annual STI & HIV Research Symposium

Join us for our premier showcase on October 19th, 2023, co-hosted by the UW/FHCC CFAR and UW CFAS! This year’s event features a keynote presentation from Dr. Christopher Fairley, panels discussing Community Engagement and the Opioid Epidemic in King County, 6 Research Talks from UW award recipients, and an Early-Stage Investigator Poster Session.