Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

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The Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide administrative and shared facilities support for HIV/AIDS research at Emory. There are 19 other NIH-funded CFARs around the country. Components of the Emory CFAR include the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center, the Emory Vaccine Research Center, and Emory College.

The Emory CFAR currently provides services for over 120 faculty who engage in more than $44 million dollars of funded HIV/AIDS research annually in the areas of prevention science, vaccine development, AIDS pathogenesis, and clinical science. CFAR services are provided through six CFAR Cores: Administrative, Developmental, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Clinical Research, Immunology, and Virology/Pharmacology. Information about each these Cores may be found by clicking the "Cores" link on the ribbon above.

Hope Clinic

The Hope Clinic offers an innovative, community based, and scientifically grounded clinical trials program to address the need for safe and effective vaccines to prevent major global infectious diseases.  Volunteers can participate in a variety of research studies designed to help better understand the human immune system, find a safe and effective vaccine for HIV/AIDS, and prevent other infectious diseases.