• Announcing our newest CFAR Developmental Awardees

    Congratulations to the 2017 CFAR developmental awardees! More information.  

  • CFAR Research Integration Seminar Series

    A new seminar series with the primary goal of bridging the gap among HIV researchers on the Boston University and Boston Medical Campus with faculty at Brown University.  See more.

  • CFAR Grant Funding Opportunities

    The Providence/Boston CFAR is requesting applications for the Developmental Grant Research Program. Applications are due on Monday, October 2nd.  Proposals that address topic areas of HIV & TB or HIV in alcohol and substance users will be prioritized.  More information.

The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

is a joint research effort between Brown University,Boston University and their respective academic medical institutions Lifespan/The Miriam Hospital, and Boston Medical Center . The mission of the Providence/Boston CFAR is to promote the NIH HIV priority research agenda. We are devoted to the pursuit of translational research to reduce the burden of HIV infection worldwide, with special focus on substance users, women, MSM, justice-involved persons, and at-risk youth. To achieve this goal, we are committed to fostering emerging HIV investigators both domestically and within resource-limited settings.