amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research


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Glenn Close, Laura Linney, Patti LuPone and other stars perform in this mesmerizing production to benefit amfAR.

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A Historic Legacy

Having changed the course of HIV research, Timothy Brown passed away on Tuesday, September 29, after losing his battle with cancer.


Pioneering amfAR-Funded Study Underway

A potentially groundbreaking clinical trial will test a combination HIV cure strategy.

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amfAR Announces First COVID-19 Research Grants

Close to $350,000 awarded in first grants from the amfAR Fund to Fight COVID-19.

New research shows that factors linked to structural racism put Latino communities at elevated risk for COVID-19.

Study Shows Latinos at High Risk for COVID-19

New research shows that factors linked to structural racism put Latino communities at elevated risk for COVID-19.


Joining the Fight Against COVID-19

While we remain firmly committed to curing HIV, amfAR is applying its experience and expertise to the fight against COVID-19.

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amfAR’s Greg Millett Kicks Off AIDS 2020

Millett, amfAR VP and Director of Public Policy, delivered the opening plenary at this year’s virtual International AIDS Conference.

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Innovations Fall 2020

Get the latest on our research efforts including the ambitious HIV cure trial recently launched at amfAR's Cure Institute and our first round of COVID-19 grants.

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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Intersections #8: HIV and COVID-19 – DNA Vaccine

amfAR-funded HIV researcher Dr. Dan Barouch of Harvard Medical School talks to amfAR’s Dr. Rowena Johnston about his team’s efforts to rapidly develop a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus.


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