• Announcing our newest CFAR Developmental Awardees

    Congratulations to the Fall 2016 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 and Tufts University.  See more.

  • CFAR Grant Funding Opportunities

    The Providence/Boston CFAR is requesting applications for the Developmental Grant Research Program. Applications are due on April 1st and October 1st.  More information.

  • Announcing the Providence/Boston CFAR

    A collaborative effort between three Universities- Brown, Boston and Tufts - and their affiliated hospitals Lifespan, Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center. More

The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

is a joint research effort between Brown University, Boston University,Tufts University and their respective academic medical institutions Lifespan/The Miriam Hospital, Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center. Our mission is to promote biomedical and social-behavioral research to decrease the incidence of HIV, improve its treatment and reduce its adverse consequences, particularly among women, men who have sex with men (MSM), youth, substance users, and those in the criminal justice (CJ) system. Our CFAR also addresses the impact of HIV and its co-morbidities in affected communities (locally and internationally).