• CFAR Microgrants

    CFAR Microgrants are small grants awarded to investigators to improve an already highly rated HIV/AIDS related research proposal for re-submission to NIH. (more)

  • Community Engaged Research Council

    Research is most successful when you include the community in the development of your research proposals.  The CFAR CERC is available for consult with specific expertise in special populations including MSM, transgender, prisoners, and youth.  Go here for more information.

  • Announcing our newest CFAR developmental awardees! 

    Congratulations to our Fall 2020 awardees! 

The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is a joint research effort between Brown University/Lifespan and Boston University/Boston Medical Center. We are poised to build on our significant research advances that underscore our mission. The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS research is 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.