News and Events

October 23, 2017

The University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Developmental Core is delighted to announce the recipients of this year's New Investigator Awards.

October 20, 2017

Read last week's CFAR Weekly eNews! 

September 14, 2017


Req #: 148923


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. 

Upcoming Events


The Health Economics Impact Study Team is excited to the "Cost Effectiveness Research Methods" Workshop.  This page contains information for the section session of the workshop.



Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Mattia Bonsignori, MD



Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center





Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

1st Speaker: To be announced

Title: TBA



Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Jeffrey Klausner, MD MPH



Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Andrés Finzi, PhD



Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Sebastian Linnemayr, PhD



Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

1st Speaker: To be announced

Title: TBA



Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Speaker: Frederick Altice, MD


HIV/STDs in Justice-Involved Populations: Inside and Out

Speaker: Lara Strick, MD

CFAR Sociobehavioral and Prevention Research Core (SPRC) and Public Health - Seattle/King County (PHSKC) LunchBox Talk Series

Webcast can be viewed here

Speaker: John Mascola, MD

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health, Vaccine Research Center

“Structure-based vaccine design and B-cell ontogeny in the modern era of vaccinology”

Speaker 1: Jesse Bloom, PhD

Affiliation: Fred Hutch

“Complete mapping of HIV escape from neutralizing antibodies”

Ending TB: the role of scaling up programmatic management of TB infection
Lecture by Gavin Churchyard, PhD
Thursday, October 19 / 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Harborview Ninth and Jefferson Building Room 1309

A recording of this lecture can be viewed here.


H Nina Kim, MD, MSc is a UW assistant professor of medicine. She works as a clinician-educator at the Harborview Madison Clinic and the Harborview Hepatitis & Liver Clinic. She serves as a co-editor of Hepatitis Webstudy, a UW web-based tutorial for viral hepatitis, and directs a graduate-level course entitled, "Clinical Management of HIV," which is offered to both local and international students.

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.