NEW YORK, November 30, 2015 – amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, today announced the establishment of the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research, an innovative collaborative enterprise based at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). As the cornerstone of amfAR’s $100 million cure research investment strategy, the aim of the Institute will be to develop the scientific basis of a cure for HIV by the end of 2020.
BSRI's annual scientific retreat took place on September 13 at San Francisco's historic Fort Mason Center. Associate Investigator Graham Simmons organized this virus-focused event which included presentations by BSRI investigators Eric Delwart and Satish Pillai. Joining our investigators were three invited speakers, William Robinson, MD, PhD (Stanford University), Sean Amberg, PhD (SIGA Technologies) and William Switzer, MPH (CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention).
Blood Systems Research Institute was named, for the second year, one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work Academia by The Scientist.