Examples of CFAR Core Services for Boost Awards

CFAR Cores Participating in the Boost Awards Program

AIDS Specimen Bank

Director: Richard Jordan, DDS, PhD, FRCPath
Contact: richard.jordan@ucsf.edu, Salman.Mahboob@ucsf.edu
Example: Pilot study to explore novel PBMC freezing method on T-cell viability and function

Clinical/Population Sciences

Co-Directors: Steven Deeks, MD and Jeffery Martin, MD, MPH
Contact: Steven.Deeks@ucsf.edu, martin@psg.ucsf.edu
Example: Feasibility of identifying and obtaining biological specimens from rare clinical phenotypes


Director: Jeffrey Milush, PhD
Contact: Jeffrey.Milush@ucsf.edu
Example: Developing a new multi-colored immunophenotyping panel


Director: Francesca Aweeka, PharmD
Contact: Fran.Aweeka@ucsf.edu
Example: Drug assay method modification to determine presence or absence of select ARVs in dried blood spots