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The UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is a vibrant, energetic center at the nexus of HIV research in Alabama. Since 1988, the center has been innovating and evolving itself alongside the HIV epidemic and growth at UAB. The CFAR is firmly committed to being a leader that charters the path into the next era of the HIV epidemic to tackle the challenging syndemics experienced by people with HIV through collaboration with partners focused on health equity and building up marginalized populations. By keeping focus on its mission and shared values, the UAB CFAR is positioned to support high-impact discoveries towards the achievement of HIV research priorities and curbing the epidemic in Alabama, the Deep South, and globally.

The UAB CFAR is one of the seven inaugural NIH-funded CFARs that was established in 1988 in order to catalyze and nurture HIV research. Since inception, the CFAR has supported science across numerous domains, now including basic and clinical work to implementation and community science, in partnership with the communities we aim to serve and the organizations that provide care and services to them.  The current center structure features 5 Cores that provide services, 2 scientific working groups dedicated to catalyzing new science, and our shared values of a commitment to growing diversity, equity, inclusion, and access as well as and community engagement. Please visit the CFAR website to learn more and participate in center events.

Learn more about our partnership with CFAR below.

Center for AIDS Research