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University of Rochester named Center for AIDS Research by the National Institutes of Health
Date:5/9/2013

The University of Rochester was named a Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) by the National Institutes of Health, a designation that infuses $7.5 million into HIV/AIDS work across the University and places it amongst the best in the nation for research to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of the disease.

The new award spans five years and will be used to form unique collaborations, such as between the Department of Neurology at the Medical Center and the Institute of Optics on the River Campus, with the goal of delivering high-impact discoveries. Even more importantly, it will support the career development of the next generation of HIV/AIDS researchers young investigators who will transform today's discoveries into new treatments or practices through mentoring programs and pilot grants.

Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D., vice dean for research at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and head of the UR CFAR says, "This award recognizes that the AIDS research conducted here is truly outstanding, thanks to the hard work, dedication and innovative thinking of our faculty and staff. It will make the research we're doing now even better and will allow us to take our work in many new directions, which is very exciting."

Only institutions with a certain level of existing grant funding are able to compete for a CFAR designation. With $15.3 million in HIV/AIDS funding in 2011 and a competitive application that emphasized Rochester's research strengths, including the disease's influence on the brain, HIV and aging and RNA biology, the University is now one of 18 CFARs across the country.

"To have a Center for AIDS Research here is quite exceptional and confirms the University's place in the big leagues of AIDS research," said Michael C. Keefer, M.D., director of the University's NIH-supported HIV Vaccine Trials Unit and co-leader of the CFAR. "We've conducted AIDS vaccine research at the University for mo
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Contact: Emily Boynton
emily_boynton@urmc.rochester.edu
585-273-1757
University of Rochester Medical Center
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