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The UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) promotes scientific and clinical studies in HIV/AIDS.

The UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) strives to develop improved vaccines and improved therapies for HIV infection and associated diseases through the following activities:

  • Basic research in the areas of molecular pathogenesis and immunopathogenesis.
  • Utilization of insights from basic research to develop pre-clinical and clinical trials of therapies and vaccines.
  • Furthering clinical research to address fundamental scientific and practical medical issues.
  • Providing leadership and serving as a regional resource to coordinate, stimulate and cross-fertilize all of the above to foster synergism, economies of scale and novel and creative approaches.
CFAR Highlights

From June 2006 - December 2014, CFAR Core facilities contributed to more than 640 published manuscripts and more than 185 conference abstracts.