The Mission of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)-Charles Drew University (CDU) CFAR is to stop HIV in Los Angeles County and beyond through engaging diverse researchers with multidisciplinary perspectives. The UCLA-CDU CFAR will strengthen and amplify the impact of existing research activities and launch new partnerships across Los Angeles and globally through our focus on three themes: 

We will STOP HIV by

  • preventing new HIV infections (Prevention)
  • reducing morbidity among people living with HIV (Treatment) and
  • developing strategies for eradication (ART-free Remission).
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2024 Multi-PI and Cross-Institutional HIV Research Pilot Projects: UCLA and CDU

The UCLA-CDU CFAR and UCLA AIDS Institute are accepting applications for pilot projects to fund HIV-related research with an emphasis on supporting new investigators and established investigators who are new to HIV research. The goal is to provide guidance…

2022-2023 CTSI Distinguished Speaker Series

CTSI-Distinguished Speaker Series Every Wednesday at 12:00 PM PST Check us out on YouTube! See all recorded seminars here. Please RSVP below for each event you plan to attend. Your registration helps to ensure an accurate headcount for lunch service and…

Ending the HIV Epidemic 2022 Supplements: Two-Year Awards for Equity-focused approaches to reduce HIV-related health disparities

New Funding Awarded To UCLA-CDU CFAR and UCLA CHIPTS To Support The Ending The HIV Epidemic Initiative In September 2022, the UCLA-CDU CFAR and UCLA Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) received funding for a total…

Upcoming Events

Selecting implementation strategies and applying hybrid effectiveness-implementation study designs
(Implementation Science series, session 2) 
Thursday, September 5, 2024 @ 12:00pm-1:15pm (PT) / 3:00pm-4:15pm (ET)


“Adapting interventions and strategies in global context, NIH D&I priorities, and identifying funding
(Implementation Science series, session 3) 
Thursday, February 6, 2025 @ 12:00pm-1:15pm (PT) / 3:00pm-4:15pm (ET)