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New RFP: HIV-associated malignancies in clinical and basic science

The Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR) is pleased to announce a request for proposals in collaboration with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC). Proposals in the area of HIV-associated malignancies in clinical and basic science are sought for awards beginning April 1, 2013.

The RFP is open to any Harvard-affiliated, NIH-eligible investigator who would like to get involved with HIV/AIDS research. CFAR membership is open to any researcher affiliated with Harvard University and eligible for NIH funding.

Up to five pilot grants will be awarded. Competitive projects will:

  • Partner investigators from the HU CFAR with those from DF/HCC
  • Aim to provide incubator funds that will result in expanding the portfolio of high-quality, independently-funded projects  that address malignancies in the context of HIV
  • Support high-risk/high-impact feasibility studies in HIV-associated malignancies that emphasize new multidisciplinary collaborations

RFP Schedule:

  • Deadline for email inquiries for biostatistical consultation:  January 3, 2013
  • Deadline for email inquiries regarding clinical research projects:  January 3, 2013
  • Deadline for draft proposal to biostatistics:  January 10, 2013
  • Last date to submit applications:  February 4, 2013 at 4:00pm


Please see the website for more information and instructions.