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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
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
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
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.
The Seattle Times reported on Timothy Ray Brown's visit to his hometown of Seattle to help boost efforts promote a cure for HIV.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Speaker: Daniel Douek, MD, PhD
Chief, Human Immunology Section, Vaccine Research Center
Speaker: Thomas Hope, PhD
Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology, McCormick School of Engineering and Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Speaker: Aaron Tobian, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH
Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control
New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York, New York
Jennifer Balkus, PhD
Staff Scientist, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Affiliate Instructor, Global Health
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
Center for Infectious Disease Research
Ariane van der Straten, MPH, PhD
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
Adjunct Professor, Infectious Disease and International Medicine
University of Minnesota