Topics :: amfAR

On World Hepatitis Day, Watch for Complications With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four official disease-specific health observances, and for people with HIV, it's even more important to get tested.

New amfAR Grants Fund Search for the Cure

By EDGE | Monday Jul 14, 2014
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has dedicated $2.4M in research grants to fund the search for an end to HIV/AIDS.

Justin Bieber Donates $545K to amfAR

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 27, 2014
Justin Bieber apparently donated $545,000 to amfAR during a celebrity gala last weekend.

amfAR Gives $2.15M in Grants to "Countdown for a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
As part of their new research initiative Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS, which aims to find a cure for HIV by 2020, amfAR announced their inaugural round of research grants -- the largest sum ever disbursed by amfAR.

Deborah Birx Nominated as New U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
Following her confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Dr. Deborah Birx, currently Director of Global AIDS at the Centers for Disease Control, will be named as the new Director of the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator.

amfAR Launches "Countdown to a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Feb 10, 2014
At amfAR’s New York Gala on Feb. 5, the Foundation for AIDS Research kicked off "Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS," a research initiative aimed at finding a broadly applicable cure for HIV by 2020, with a goal of investing $100 million in a cure.

amfAR Launches Hep C Study in Asia

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
In an effort to implement care for those suffering from Hepatitis C in Asia, amfAR is conducting a study on how to implement care in a resource-limited setting.

Krim Fellowships Give $1M in Grants to HIV Biomedical Researchers

By | Monday Dec 30, 2013
amfAR’s newest round of new grants gives $1M to Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research to find innovative solutions to HIV/AIDS.

’The Battle of amfAR’ Debuts on HBO

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 10, 2013
HBO Documentary Films will present "The Battle of amfAR," the story of the founding of the American Foundation for AIDS Research, the nation’s first AIDS research foundation, by Elizabeth Taylor and research scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim.

Gift Guide 2013: Gifting and Giving Back

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Your gift giving can have an even greater impact when you choose to pay it forward by bestowing your loved ones with items that benefit a reputable nonprofit organization. From kitsch to couture, a little intention goes a long way.