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CFAR cores offer a cost-effective way to support cutting-edge HIV research for UAB and external collaborators. With 5 Cores, Scientific Working Groups, and a focus on DEIA and Community engagement, explore our scientific services, pilot funding opportunities, and upcoming training events.

Administrative Core

The Administrative Core translates the CFAR's overall mission into action by operationalizing the governance, vision, evaluation, and strategic planning.

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Developmental Core

The Developmental Core cultivates early-stage and mid-to-senior career researchers new to HIV through mentorship, financial support, linkage to UAB CFAR services, and collaboration with investigators and research networks.

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Clinical Core

The Clinical Core offers immediate access to comprehensive services for interdisciplinary scientists conducting clinical research at the UAB 1917 Clinic and beyond, advancing HIV prevention and treatment science for health equity and an end to HIV in Alabama and the Deep South.

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Implementation and Community Sciences Core

The ICS Core accelerates data-driven research in implementation, community, and big data sciences. It enhances investigators' methodological skills, provides accessible resources, and fosters collaborations among academic researchers, community members, organizations, and public health agencies.

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Advanced Technology

The Advanced Technology Core provides expertise in high-throughput screening, advanced flow cytometry techniques, data-sharing infrastructure, and insight into the emergence of novel technologies that will benefit CFAR scientists.

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Acknowledge the Center

Support the UAB Center for AIDS Research by acknowledging services in publications, abstracts, and grants. Cite us: This research was supported by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Center For AIDS Research CFAR, an NIH funded program (P30 AI027767) that was made possible by the following institutes: NIAID, NCI, NICHD, NHLBI, NIDA, NIMH, NIA, NIDDK, NIGMS, NIMHD, FIC, NIDCR, and OAR.