Contact Us

Center for AIDS Research
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 672
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 273-2939
Fax: (585) 473-9573


Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.
CFAR Director
Director, Administrative Core

P: (585) 275-3216

Keefer Michael Keefer, M.D.
CFAR Co-Director
Director, Developmental Core

P: (585) 275-5871

Jennifer LynchJennifer Lynch
Program Administrator
P: (585) 273-2939


Members of the URMC CFAR are given access to funding opportunities, services and announcements regarding upcoming seminars and programs. To inquire about becoming a CFAR member or to sign up to receive emails about our Center, please contact Jennifer Lynch

Request Services

We encourage you to contact us with requests for services via email or phone. HIV/AIDS Investigators looking for support from the Clinical and Translational Sciences Core can do so by completing the Clinical Core Request for Services Form. We look forward to hearing from you!

Recent Events

2013 World AIDS Day

In honor of World AIDS Day the CFAR hosted a scientific symposium featuring talks from prestigious experts in the AIDS community and research posters from students and post doctoral associates training at the UR.

Congratulations to this year's poster award recipients!
*David Griffith, Departments of Internal Medicine/Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
*Meera Singh, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
*John DiMaio, Department of Chemistry
*Katherine Thomas, Department of Psychiatry
*Christopher Nishimura, Department of Microbiology and Immunology