CFAR Special Interest Funding Opportunities

The Duke Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is soliciting applications for grants of up to $60,000 Direct Costs for one-year research projects that address the intersection of HIV and the Monkeypox Virus

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support research aimed at evaluating all issues at the intersection of the current monkeypox outbreak and people living with HIV (PLWH).  Proposals on basic biology, pathogenesis/immunology, epidemiology, clinical care, vaccines, and sociobehavioral considerations, will all be considered.  Proposals must focus on PLWH cohorts and not monkeypox monoinfections, except for the purposes of a comparison or control.  Studies on persons currently on PrEP are also acceptable.  Proposals that include efforts to counteract stigmatization are also of particular interest, as are those including evaluation of sexual and racial minorities, women, and healthcare access and equity. Collaborative proposals engaging non-traditional CFAR investigators at Duke are highly encouraged. The award is for up to $60K in direct costs for up to 1 year.

Due date for Letter of Intent:  August 22, 2022

Due date for Proposal:  September 30, 2023

RFP - PDF
Checklist - DOC
Cover Sheet - DOC

Please direct questions to cfar-dev-core@duke.edu