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amfAR Report Outlines Steps Needed to Track HIV Data

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Bloomingdale's Fashionable Fundraiser Helps amfAR Fund a Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 18, 2014
On August 20, Bloomingdale's will be hosting their semi-annual Fashionable Fundraiser to support amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and their mission to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for HIV/AIDS.

AIDS Quilt Comes to Governor's Island as Kiehl's LifeRide Ends

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
The Kiehl's LifeRide ended its 10-day trek across the U.S. at Governor's Island in New York City, where the AIDS Quilt was displayed for all to see.

On World Hepatitis Day, Watch for Complications With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four official disease-specific health observances, and for people with HIV, it's even more important to get tested.

New amfAR Grants Fund Search for the Cure

By EDGE | Monday Jul 14, 2014
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has dedicated $2.4M in research grants to fund the search for an end to HIV/AIDS.

Justin Bieber Donates $545K to amfAR

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 27, 2014
Justin Bieber apparently donated $545,000 to amfAR during a celebrity gala last weekend.

amfAR Gives $2.15M in Grants to "Countdown for a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
As part of their new research initiative Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS, which aims to find a cure for HIV by 2020, amfAR announced their inaugural round of research grants -- the largest sum ever disbursed by amfAR.

Deborah Birx Nominated as New U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
Following her confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Dr. Deborah Birx, currently Director of Global AIDS at the Centers for Disease Control, will be named as the new Director of the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator.

amfAR Launches "Countdown to a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Feb 10, 2014
At amfAR’s New York Gala on Feb. 5, the Foundation for AIDS Research kicked off "Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS," a research initiative aimed at finding a broadly applicable cure for HIV by 2020, with a goal of investing $100 million in a cure.

amfAR Launches Hep C Study in Asia

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
In an effort to implement care for those suffering from Hepatitis C in Asia, amfAR is conducting a study on how to implement care in a resource-limited setting.