The mission of the Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) program of the Division of AIDS, NIAID; the National Cancer Institute (NCI); the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD); the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI); the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA); the national Institute of Mental Health (NIMH); the National Institute on Aging (NIA); the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK); and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is to support a multidisciplinary environment that promotes basic, clinical, epidemiologic, behavioral, and translational research in the prevention, detection, and treatment of HIV infection and AIDS. The CFARs accomplish this mission by
The mission of the CFAR program and mechanisms for achieving this mission were developed by the CFAR directors in 1995 and revised in 1996, 1998, and in the 2002 Position Statement of the NIH CFAR Directors.
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Last Updated August 14, 2014