amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

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Institute Launched with $20 Million Grant

Headquartered at the University of California, San Francisco, the amfAR Institute represents an exciting new collaboration in the search for a cure for HIV.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

amfAR's flagship fundraising gala will once again be the hottest ticket in town during the Cannes International Film Festival.

Small Increase, Big Impact

A Small Increase Could Have a Big Impact

Investing in HIV/AIDS research could fund the world’s next medical breakthrough.


The End of the Ban?

In one of its final acts of 2015, Congress eased restrictions on funding for syringe exchange programs.

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Confronting the Barriers to Treatment Access

The TREAT Asia Report Interview: Leena Menghaney of MSF Access Campaign



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CTLs: Stormtroopers of the Immune System

amfAR-funded researcher Dr. Brad Jones talks about the latest approaches being used to harness a subset of immune cells in the search for a cure.


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amfAR’s Dr. Annette Sohn Featured in South China Morning Post

Dr. Sohn, director of amfAR’s TREAT Asia program, discusses the alarming global increase in adolescent HIV-related deaths.

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An Exciting New Research Collaboration

The California-based Institute supports teams of scientists working across the research continuum, from basic science to clinical studies.

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Video: amfAR’s Search for a Cure

This short new video showcases amfAR's single-minded pursuit of a cure for HIV and describes the scientific hurdles that stand in the way.

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Countdown to a Cure Timepiece

amfAR's Milestone Partner, Harry Winston, Inc., is launching a limited-edition Countdown to a Cure timepiece to benefit the Foundation's efforts to develop a cure for HIV.


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