SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Department of Medicine

Indiana Center for AIDS Research

Education/Development

The Indiana Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is pleased to announce its new Junior Investigator Pilot Grants program. The purpose of this program is to support junior investigators embarking in an academic career in HIV/AIDS research.

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2016 Junior Investigator Pilot Grant Award Recipients


Brandon Gufford (Mentor: Zeruesenay Desta)
"Prediction of Clinically Relevant Drug-Drug and Herb-Drug Interactions in Patients Infected with HIV"


Amy Knopf (Mentor: Dennis Fortenberry)
"Adolescent MSM Participation in Biomedical HIV Prevention Trials: Toward a Model for Shared Decision Making


Megen McHenry (Mentor: Rachel Vreeman)
"Assessing Neurodevelopmental Delays in Children Born to HIV-infected Mothers in Western Kenya: A Pilot Study"


Jie Lan (Mentor: Qigui Yu)
"Combining Complement Therapy and Cell-to-Cell Transmission Blockers for Enhanced Clearing of Latently HIV-1-infected Cells"


2017 Junior Investigator Pilot Grant Award Recipients


Megan McHenry (Mentor: Rachel Vreeman)
"Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Delays in Children Born to HIV-infected Mothers in Western Kenya: Phase 2"


John Humphrey (Mentor: Kara Wools-Kaloustian)
"Viral Suppresion among HIV-Infected Children and Caregivers in Western Kenya"


Leslie Enane (Mentor: Rachel Vreeman)
"Investigating Barriers and Facilitators to Adolescent Retention in HIV Care in Western Kenya"


Brandon Gufford (Mentor: Zeruesenay Desta)
"Prediction of Clinically Relevant Drug-Drug and Herb-Drug Interactions in Patients Infected with HIV: Year 2"


Christine Ludema (Mentor: Dennis Fortenberry)
"Mapping HIV testing and care providers in Indiana"