emory center for aids research

Mission and Specific Aims


The mission of the Center for AIDS Research at Emory University (Emory CFAR) is to contribute to ending the HIV epidemic by accelerating the highest caliber translational research — fostering team science, equity, and multidirectional stakeholder engagement. To achieve our mission, the CFAR will continue to evolve, adapt, and expand to provide innovative services, tools, expertise, and access to state-of-the-art equipment to support its members so that they can discover, translate, disseminate, and implement cutting-edge HIV research with the goal of ending the HIV epidemic.

Specific Aims

In order to accomplish these goals, we:

  1. Advance groundbreaking HIV research across the scientific spectrum to end the epidemic for all and promote health equity;
  2. Cultivate cutting edge tools and services to support transdisciplinary research teams;
  3. Develop the next generation of excellent and diverse HIV investigators;
  4. Elevate multidirectional community stakeholder engagement to improve the well-being of people living with and at risk for HIV across their lifespan.

 . . . Across Cores, Across Campus, Across Communities – CFAR Investigators discover, translate, disseminate, and implement cutting-edge HIV research in service of our stakeholders.


The CFAR at Emory University has been an NIH-funded Center for AIDS Research since 1998.  Additional funding is provided by the Georgia Research Alliance and multiple units of Emory University including the offices of the President and the University Provost, the Woodruff Health Science Center, the Emory University School of Medicine, the Rollins School of Public Health, the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, the Winship Cancer Institute, and the Yerkes National Primate Research Center.


Contact Us

Center for AIDS Research at Emory University
1518 Clifton Rd, NE
R. Randall Rollins Building, R558
Mailstop: 1518-002-5CC
Atlanta, GA 30322-4201
404.727.2924  |  cfaradmin@emory.edu