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This website is being funded in part (in its entirety) by a developmental grant from the Chicago Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR), an NIH funded program (P30 AI08251), which is supported by the following NIH institutes and centers (NIAID, NCI, NIMH, NIDA, NICHD, NHLBI, NCCAM).

General Info

The Chicago D-CFAR is a collaboration between,Rush University Medical Center, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Cook County Health & Hospitals System. Our goal is to provide a collaborative environment for scientific and clinical advances in HIV/AIDS. These advances are then shared not only within the medical and scientific communities but also with the public at large. The Chicago D-CFAR seeks to bridge gaps in HIV/AIDS research, education, awareness, and services by engaging those with the most prestigious expertise and experience.

Questions? call 1-312-563-3414



Questions? call 1-312-563-3414



2013 HIV Prevention Forum

details coming soon




We are among the leading  

HIV research centers in the Midwest! 

Locate HIV

Send a text message with your ZIP code to "KNOWIT" (566948) or visit the National HIV and STD Testing Resources

Testing Services



1:30 PM to 2:30 PM CST

Neuroimaging of HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders: 

What is Next?


Beau Ances, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology

University of Washington in St. Louis, School of Medicine


Rush University Medical Center | Cohn Research Building

1735 W. Harrison St. #160 Chicago, IL. 60612

Availability of Specimens from Seroconverters and HIV-negative Participants in the Randomized Controlled Trial of Male Circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya

Developmental Funding Opportunity

The Chicago Developmental Center for AIDS Research (DCFAR) in collaboration with the UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is pleased to announce a pilot project grant with an award of $50,000.  LOI Deadline: May 15, 2014.




12:00 PM to 1:30 PM CST

Role of Gut Leakiness and Inflammation in HIV/Meth Co-Morbidity 


Christopher B Forsyth, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry

Director, Digestive Diseases Basic Research Laboratory

Section of Gastroenterology, Division of Digestive Diseases, Hepatology and Nutrition; Department of Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center


UIC School of Public Health | 1603 W. Taylor St., Rm. #936 | Chicago, IL. 60612