News and Events

October 20, 2017

Read last week's CFAR Weekly eNews! 

September 14, 2017

RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Req #: 148923

Department: GLOBAL HEALTH

Job Location: Downtown Seattle/Harborview

Posting Date: 09/13/2017 

Closing Info: Open Until Filled 

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education 

Shift: First Shift

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. 

Upcoming Events

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Hosted by: University of California, San Francisco

Tuesday 10/24: Mentoring Transitional and Early Career Scientists

Wednesday 10/25: Scientific Presentations

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Harborview R&T Auditorium, Rooms 117 & 121
9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Jesse Bloom, PhD

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Neil King, PhD

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: John Mascola, MD

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Please join the CFAR Sociobehavioral and Prevention Research Core and Public Health - Seattle/King County HIV/STD Program for another Lunchbox Talk featuring Lara Strick, MD. Dr.

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Mattia Bonsignori, MD

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: To be announced

Title: TBA

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Announcing...

Webcasts

Kevin Ard, MD earned his MD from Washington University in Saint Louis and his MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed the Doris and Howard Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well as the fellowship in infectious diseases at Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals. Dr. Ard also served as a chief medical resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is the recipient of the Edward H.

Thomas Quinn, MD, MSc is a professor of medicine, epidemiology, international health, and molecular microbiology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. His research interests include: Investigation of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical features of HIV/AIDS internationally. Interaction between STDs and tropical diseases on the natural history and spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries.

Scott Letendre, MD is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1986 and then completed his internship at Naval Hospital in Oakland, California. Following his residency in internal medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, he completed fellowships in infectious diseases at Duke University and in neurologic HIV research at UCSD. Dr.

Speaker: Rupert Kaul, MD, PhD

Affiliation: University of Toronto

Dr. Rupert Kaul completed his clinical training in Infectious Diseases at the University of Toronto, and was then a research fellow at the Universities of Nairobi and Oxford for several years. In 2002 he completed an immunology PhD and returned to Toronto, where he heads the clinical division of Infectious Disease and runs a research lab focused on how genital and rectal immunology influence HIV transmission and disease.

Christine Yuodelis-Flores, MD is a UW associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. She is also Medical Director, Psychiatry for Madison Clinic.

Webcast can be viewed here.

Due to the electrical storm and power outage that occurred during the May 4th seminar, the webcast recording was interrupted and is unable to be uploaded to the website. Instead, we would like to share Dr. Sharon Hillier’s slides from her presentation with you here

Speaker: Christine Johnston, MD, MPH

Affiliation: University of Washington

Dr. Johnston is a physician-scientist who studies the pathogenesis of genital herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2)infection, with the ultimate goal of identifying interventions that will improve genital health.  Of specific interest is the mechanism by which  HSV-2 reactivation increases the risk of genital co-infections, such as HIV and bacterial vaginosis.  Dr. Johnston will discuss her ongoing study exploring how HSV-2 influences the vaginal microbiome in the female genital tract.

Judy Levison, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology with the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Webcast can be viewed here.

Robert D. Harrington, MD is a professor of medicine in the clinician teacher pathway. He is also the medical director of the Harborview Madison (HIV) Clinic, director of the UW CFAR Clinical Research Core and HIV Specimen Repository, and associate section chief of infectious diseases at Harborview Medical Center. He attends on the general medicine, infectious diseases and HIV services at Harborview Medical Center and lectures frequently on a variety of HIV and infectious diseases topics. He is a recipient of the Beeson award for housestaff teaching.