The Developmental Core administers the CFAR’s grant programs, conducts mentoring, supports the career development of young investigators, and provides seminars and scientific symposia that create an outstanding scientific and intellectual environment for HIV/AIDS research at URMC.
Stimulating New HIV/AIDS Research
The Developmental Core directly funds pilot awards targeted to: young faculty members; innovative studies with potential for high impact; and multidisciplinary collaborations that span different departments and schools, including projects that leverage unique institutional assets. To date, this Core has funded 27 pilot awards in excess of $600,000, which yielded a 10:1 return on investment in terms of new grants. Read more about our Pilot Award Program.
Mentoring and Career Development
This Core also provides comprehensive, structured mentoring support for the early career development of young faculty, and a grant pre-review service intended to enhance the quality of extramural grant applications from new investigators. Read more about our Mentoring Program.
Educational Events and Seminars
This Core also aims to create an outstanding intellectual and scientific environment for HIV/AIDS researchers by supporting seminars, symposia, and a range of training courses and workshops. Read more about educational events and seminars.
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November 27, 2013
URMC Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality »
July 16, 2013
UR Named Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health »
May 09, 2013
As Our Understanding of HIV Evolves, Grant Helps Providers Keep Pace »
February 19, 2013
URMC Observes World AIDS Day with Talks, Events, Concert »
November 19, 2012
The 5th annual HIV/AIDS Symposium in recognition of World AIDS Day will be held Tuesday December 3rd. The event will include a Scientific Poster Sessions and a keynote address from Dr. Steven Deeks from the University of California at San Francisco and Dr. Paul Johnson from The New England Primate Center, Harvard University.