Pilot Award Program

CFAR provides direct funding to stimulate new research on HIV/AIDS, including the formation of new, multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS research teams that leverage unique institutional strengths. The Developmental Core oversees this pilot award program which offers different types of peer-reviewed awards including:

  • New Investigator awards to early career faculty wishing to develop initial HIV-related research projects.
  • Multidisciplinary awards to support new interdisciplinary collaborations that span different departments and schools.
  • High-Impact innovation awards to support innovative studies with the potential for high impact

Current Funding Opportunities

For information about these and other funding opportunities, please contact Jennifer Lynch.


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