amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

amfAR plays a vital role in AIDS research, identifying critical gaps in our knowledge of HIV and AIDS, and supporting groundbreaking studies that often lack the preliminary data required by more traditional funders.

BioEngineering Grants

Renewed Funding for Bioengineering Projects

amfAR has awarded $1 million in phase II funding for projects applying cutting-edge technologies to HIV cure research.

An intriguing new finding has the scientific community abuzz

A Marker of Latently Infected Cells?

An intriguing new finding has the scientific community abuzz

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HIV Cure Summit

An new round of innovative cure-focused research grants pairs leading bioengineers with established HIV scientists.

amfAR institute

Institute Launched with $20 Million Grant

Headquartered at the University of California, San Francisco, the amfAR Institute represents an exciting new collaboration in the search for a cure for HIV.


Let’s Give the Epidemic an Epic Ending

Our goal is to develop the scientific basis for a cure by the end of 2020.


amfAR’s Cure Consortium

The amfAR Research Consortium on HIV Eradication, or ARCHE, is enabling teams of researchers to collaborate.