Johns Hopkins University Center for AIDS Research Specific Aims

  1. To develop a new generation of HIV/AIDS researchers and recruit under-represented minorities into the HIV/AIDS field
  2. To recruit new investigators from relevant disciplines into HIV/AIDS research to address the growing need for knowledge in emerging areas that affect the AIDS epidemic
  3. To enhance the productivity by promoting transdisciplinary innovation, integration and collaboration
  4. To mobilize the capabilities and capacity of Johns Hopkins University to combat the HIV epidemic in Baltimore through training, outreach and community-based intervention studies.

Themes of the CFAR

  • Training, supporting, mentoring new investigators
    • Junior investigators and those not in HIV
  • Addressing the Baltimore Epidemic
  • Strengthening international collaborations and expanding junior investigator access to international research opportunities