Translational Virology Core


Watch or Read

See a list of all the COVID-19 press done by Dr. Smith here
Read in BMC Medical Ethics: HIV cure-related research at the end of life.
Read in Nature: whole-body scans in search of HIV’s hiding places.
Read in The Lancet Global Health blog: gender & sexual minority health as part of UHC & LGBT rights
Read in The Economist about our Last Gift project.
An altruistic and noble "Last Gift" from AIDS patients at the end of life. Watch the KPBS story or visit the website.
Read: Subclinical CMV replication leads to lower CD4/CD8 ratio during suppressive ART.
Watch on UCSD-TV "HIV/SIDA: The Epidemic in Tijuana"
View CFAR researchers, Drs. Sara Gianella Weibel and Josue Perez Santiago, discussing neurological issues at CROI 2015 in Seattle.
View an interactive map of worldwide HAND sites.
Watch a video presentation on superinfection and dual infection from the Physicians' Research Network.


The Translational Virology Core facilitates the acquisition, processing and cryostorage of clinical specimens for clinical trial participants of San Diego CFAR-affiliated studies. The Core also performs a variety of basic science and clinical assays that are essential for clinical, translational, and basic science research for investigators within UC San Diego as well as outside researchers.

Click the links at the right to see how the San Diego CFAR Translational Virology Core can help you.


At a Glance


Stein Clinical Research Building

UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0679
La Jolla, CA 92093