The UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), which is housed within the University of Washington (UW) Department of Global Health, has received a 5-year, $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to provide critical services and support for HIV researchers in Seattle.
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New Investigator Awards (NIAs)
Funding available (direct costs): up to $45,000-$55,000/year for two years
RFA Release Date: March 26, 2018
Application Deadline: May 25, 2018
Estimated Award Date: September 2018
The UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Developmental Core is excited to report on the 2018 CFAR NIA Networking Meeting hosted on March 21st at the Ninth & Jefferson Building. Developmental Core Director Dr. Ann Collier led the meeting with 10 award recipients from across the 2015-2017 cohorts (totaling 19 awards).
The University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research extends our congratulations to CFAR researcher Dr. Lisa M. Frenkel, who was named a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
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.
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.
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
Title: "What's PrEP?: Examining Demographic and Socioeconomic Barriers to PrEP Uptake in Black and Latino MSM in the Seattle Area"
Speaker: Ya-Chi Ho, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Yale University
HIV-1 RNA SortSeq: HIV-1-driven aberrant host gene expression contributes to HIV-1 persistence
Jared Baeten, MD, PhD is a professor in the Departments of Global Health, Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Washington. He is the Director of the UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research. His research focuses on epidemiologic and biologic risk factors for HIV-1 and other sexually transmitted diseases, and clinical trials of novel interventions for prevention of HIV-1 transmission.
Speaker: Frederick Altice, MD
Affiliation: Yale University
Implementation Science Studies for expanding medication-assisted therapies to promote HIV prevention and treatment
1st Speaker: Judith Tsui, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
Title: "Access and Adherence to Medications for Opioid Use Disorders and Hepatitis C Among Persons Who Inject Drugs"
2nd Speaker: Sara Glick, MPH, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine
Title: "Emerging HIV risk behavior among people who inject drugs in King County, Washington"
Manoj P. Menon, MD, MPH is a board certified physician at the Hematology and Oncology Clinic at Harborview. He is also a senior fellow with the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Menon recognizes that illness can result in physical, emotional and financial stress, and tries to assist patients during this process. He hopes to serve as a resource for his patients and their families providing the education and information they need. Dr. Menon earned his M.D. and M.P.H. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Speaker: Sebastian Linnemayr, PhD
Affiliation: RAND Graduate School
Using Behavioral Economics to Better Understand (and Improve) HIV-related Behaviors
Julie Dombrowski, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Allergy & Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. She is the Deputy Director for Clinical Services Seattle & King County Public Health HIV/STD Program and the Co-Director of the UW Public Health Capacity Building Center. Dr. Dombrowski's research focuses on the delivery of HIV and STD clinical services and population-based approaches to improving the HIV care continuum.
Speaker: Andrés Finzi, PhD
Affiliation: Université de Montréal
Exposing Env: implications for antibody attack
Christopher Spitters, MD, MPH is a Clinical Professor of both Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at the University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Public Health, respectively. He also is a lecturer and medical consultant for the Curry International Tuberculosis Center at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Spitters has served in various capacities in state and local public health agencies in Washington State for 20 years.
Speaker: Jeffrey Klausner, MD, MPH
Affiliation: University of California Los Angeles
Using innovations in telehealth to accelerate biomedical HIV prevention