Welcome to the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center CFAR (Center for AIDS Research). Our mission is to advance the prevention, detection, and treatment of HIV infection and AIDS by fostering collaborative and interdisciplinary research, supporting career development in young investigators, and serving researchers and scientists at our affiliated institutions.
In the following “Discover CFAR” sections, you will find a quick introduction to the goals and programs of the UW/FHCRC CFAR.
Mission  Purpose of the UW/FHCRC CFAR
Leadership and Organization  Bios of our Executive Committee members and overviews of CFAR organizational structure and oversight
Cores  At-a-glance summaries of our ten CFAR Cores—the groups that provide shared services, support, and funding to HIV/AIDS investigators at our partner institutions
Scientific Working Groups  Descriptions of our three interdisciplinary areas of scientific focus
Research and Scientific Impact  Examples of recent CFAR accomplishments
National CFAR Program How the UW/FHCRC CFAR fits in with the 20 other NIH-funded CFARs across the United States
Acknowledge CFAR  For active CFAR partners, reminders of how to properly acknowledge CFAR support on publications, abstracts, grant proposals, and presentations
Community Action Board  Our critical link for encouraging communication and building trustworthy collaborations among researchers, community members, and community-based organizations to enhance prevention, treatment, and education
Can CFAR Help Me? 
Any Northwest-based clinician or basic scientist who is involved in research that touches on issues related to HIV or AIDS may benefit from the resources, collaborations, and contacts offered by the UW/FHCRC CFAR