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Center for AIDS Research

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The Center for AIDS Research has been at the nexus of HIV research since 1988

We support HIV research across all domains–from basic and clinical work to implementation and community science, in partnership with the communities we serve. We're at the forefront of cutting-edge methodologies needed to advance science and make gains towards controlling the HIV epidemic.


Discover our cores and services

CFAR cores provide an exceptionally cost-effective mechanism for supporting and stimulating cutting-edge HIV research that are available to researchers at UAB and external collaborating institutions

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Become a member of the center

Engaging new members in the centers creates a vibrant community of scientists working in the field.

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Latest News & Updates

  • Unmet health needs for HIV, hypertension and diabetes in rural South Africa
    Oct 04, 2023
  • Wong selected as 2022 Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease award recipient
    Sep 19, 2022
  • Rana, Matthews receive R01 to help end the HIV epidemic in Alabama
    Aug 09, 2022

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