UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Weekly eNews



JUNE 10, 2016


June 14, 3-4pm: VIDD Seminar: Killing HIV Infected Latent Cells Development
Douglas Nixon, MD, PhD, Location: Pelton Auditorium
, Fred Hutch

June 21, 8-9am: AIDS Clinical Conference: Solid Organ Transplant and HIV
Robert Rakita, MD, Location: Harborview R&T Auditorium or webcast

June 22, 10-11am: Webinar: Community Engagement into HIV Clinical Research Series (Part 2)
DaShawn Usher, Michele Andrasik, Stephaun Wallace

July 25: Course: Surviving & Thriving during the Research Years
Thomas Hawn, Ellen Schur, Location: Brotman Auditorium, SLU

July 29: CFAR Implementation Science SWG: Implementation Science Mini-Course
Location: University of Washington

August 4-5: Conference: Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure
Location: Fred Hutch

More Events...

Funding Opportunities

Amazon Catalyst
University of Washington and Amazon (link)
Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Notice of Changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement PAR-15-275, PAR-15-274 "Ethical Issues in Research on HIV/AIDS and its Co-Morbidities (R21, R01)"
(NOT-AI-16-059, NOT-AI-16-060)

Notice of Changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement PAR-15-327, PAR-15-328 "Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R21, R01)"
(NOT-AI-16-061, NOT-AI-16-062)

Understanding STI Co-Infection In At Risk and HIV Infected Adolescents and Young Adults (R01, R21)
NICHD (RFA-HD-17-011, RFA-HD-17-012)
Application Due Date: August 17, 2016

More Funding Opportunities...

Two-hour test boosts HIV care in rural Africa.  Reuters.

First in Asia, Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV.  Reuters.

Cultural Sensitivities Obstacle at UN AIDS Conference.  The New York Times.

Lesotho Taps Taxi Drivers to Fight HIV With Male Circumcision.  Newsweek.

Significant attrition at each stage of HIV care cascade in South Africa.  aidsmap.

A new way to nip AIDS in the bud.  Medical Xpress.

Candida-specific helper T cells are preferential and early targets of HIV.  Medical Xpress.
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