News and Events

November 28, 2016

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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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Modelling the Local Heterosexual HIV Epidemic: Understanding disparities and supporting prevention planning

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Patrick Sullivan, PhD, DVM

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Roxanne Kerani, PhD, MPH

Affiliation: University of Washington

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Pam Kohler, PhD, MPH

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Elizabeth Bukusi, MBChB, M.Med, MPH, PhD, PGD, MBE, CIP, FAAS

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Location: Arnold Suite M1-A305 

Speaker: Cara Wilson, MD

Affiliation: University of Colorado

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Sharon Hillier, PhD

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Speaker: Rupert Kaul, MD, PhD

Affiliation: University of Toronto

Webcasts

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.  

Webcast can be viewed here: click!

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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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

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