AIDS Seminar
Expanded Access, Ethics and Compassionate Use - From Drugs for HIV to Personalized Medicine
Tuesday, December 12, 10:30-11:30am
Arthur Caplan, PhD - NYU Langone Health
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, Conference Room 760
Find more information HERE.

AIDS Seminar
Large Community Outbreak of HIV-1 Infection Linked to Injection Drug Use of Oxymorphone - Indiana, 2015
Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10:30-11:30am
Dita Broz, PhD - CDC
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, Conference Room 760


ICAP Grand Rounds Webinar
Prevention of Tuberculosis in Children in High Burden Areas
Tuesday, December 12, 9:00am
Yael Hirsch-Moverman, PhD, MPH - Columbia University
Find more information HERE.

HIV Center Rounds
Interventions to Address the Vicious Cycle of Food Insecurity and HIV/AIDS
Thursday, December 14, 9:30-11:00am
Sheri Weiser, MD, MPH, MA - UCSF
Columbia Univ, NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.


Congratulations to Holly Hagan, who received the New York State Department of Health Commissioner's Special Recognition Award last week, for her commitment, contribution, and response to improve and promote the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.

NYU School of Medicine is offering the Comparative Effectiveness and Implementation Research Training Program again next year, with a redesigned program to include hands on training in the rapidly growing field of Implementation Science research. Find out more information about this great program at the upcoming Information Session, December 12, 5:00pm.


Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women in the US (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
The purpose of this initiative is to support health services, intervention, and implementation research to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in US women. Projects may address HIV prevention, screening and diagnosis, and/or treatment.

NICHD Research Grant (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
The NICHD Research Project Grant (Clinical Trial Required) supports clinical trials that fall within the NICHD mission.

NICHD Small Grant Program (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)
The NICHD Investigator-Initiated Small Research Grant (R03) funding opportunity supports small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. The R03 activity code supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.

NICHD Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
The NICHD Exploratory/Developmental Grant program supports exploratory and developmental research projects that fall within the NICHD mission by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of these projects. These studies may involve considerable risk but may lead to a breakthrough in a particular area, or to the development of novel techniques, agents, methodologies, models, or applications that could have a major impact on a field of biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research.

Reissued NIH Funding Opportunities

NIDA Avant-Garde Award Program for HIV/AIDS and Drug Use Research (DP1, Clinical Trial Optional)

NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)


Jordan AE, Perlman D, Reed J, Smith DJ, & Hagan H (2017) Patterns and gaps identified in a systematic review of the hepatitis C virus care continuum in studies among people who use drugs. Frontiers in Public Health, doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00348. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Juarez-Cuellar A & Squires A (2017) Factors associated with HIV testing in US Latinos when language preference is Spanish. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2017.11.001. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


Training on Optimization of Behavioral and Biobehavioral Interventions
May 14-18, 2018 - North Bethesda, MD
The goal of this five-day training is to help attendees gain the skills they need to use the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) to optimize behavioral and biobehavioral interventions. Optimization of fixed (traditional) and adaptive interventions will be covered.