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NIH Renews Support for TREAT Asia

The five-year $14.5 million award will support efforts to integrate clinical care and research and target vulnerable communities.


AIDS at 40: A Reflection

amfAR CEO Kevin Robert Frost looks to the future with a measure of optimism and a lot of gratitude.

Cannes 2021

A Return to Live Events!

amfAR returned to the South of France for its flagship benefit gala featuring Sharon Stone, Alicia Keys, Spike Lee, and much, much more.

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Transgender People Neglected in National HIV Plans

Transgender People Neglected in National HIV Plans

New amfAR infographics show how transgender populations are not adequately represented in national HIV strategic plans.

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2021 Mathilde Krim Fellowships

New Krim Fellows will harness powerful technologies in support of HIV vaccine and latency studies.

 New Grants for COVID Research

New Grants for COVID Research

Grants awarded through amfAR Fund to Fight COVID-19 will investigate “long-haulers” and effect of coronavirus on HIV reservoir.



HIV Research: Paving the Way to COVID Vaccines

The rapid development of COVID vaccines would not have been possible without innovative foundations developed through HIV vaccine research.


U.S. Sees Progress on HIV, Room for Improvement

CDC reports show “hopeful signs of progress,” including 8% decline in new HIV infections from 2015 to 2019.

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amfAR’s Epic Voices Series Wins Award

PRNEWS panel declared amfAR’s Epic Voices to be inspiring, innovative, and deserving of industry-wide recognition for its impact on the global community.

Connections - Episode 6: COVID & HIV – Jonathan Cohen

Meet Jonathan Cohen, Director of the Global Public Health Program at Open Society Foundations. Jonathan spoke to amfAR about an opinion piece he wrote for STAT News, where he discussed his decision to publicly disclose his HIV status upon getting a Covid-19 vaccination.

Coronavirus Home

We are constantly gathering new information to keep you up to date on the intersection between HIV and COVID-19. The hard-won lessons of HIV research are informing the race to find effective treatments and a vaccine for COVID-19.


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