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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.

Rosie Perez Narrates amfAR Syringe Exchange Films

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 30, 2013
amfAR has teamed up with actress Rosie Perez for a series of films that demonstrate the benefits of syringe exchange programs in reducing the spread of HIV.

amfAR Funds $1.4M in Grants Toward HIV Eradication

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 31, 2013
As part of its mission to accelerate promising research focused on finding a cure for HIV/AIDS, amfAR, announced a new round of more than $1.4 million in grants through its amfAR Research Consortium on HIV Eradication (ARCHE) program.

Syringe Exchange Saves Lives, Says amfAR

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 22, 2013
In an effort to promote syringe exchange, amfAR will be bring leading government, research, law enforcement and policy experts to a briefing on Capitol Hill.