Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication (CARE)

At a Glance
  • Status: Active Consortium
  • Year Launched: 2010
  • Initiating Organization: University of North Carolina
  • Initiator Type: Academia
  • Disease focus:
    HIV/AIDS
  • Location: North America

Abstract

The Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication (CARE) is a consortium of scientific experts in the field of HIV latency from several U.S. and European academic research institutions as well as Merck Research Laboratories working together to find a cure for HIV.

Mission

The CARE goal is to establish a new paradigm for HIV eradication research that will engage and inspire the scientific community to work together as a collaboration that shares expertise and resources to advance the development of drugs against HIV.

Structure & Governance

CARE includes 20 leading scientists in the field of HIV latency from nine U.S. academic research institutions as well as Merck Research Laboratories. CARE investigators (CIs) are divided into four research groups according to common research aims and expertise. Each group is focused on a distinct aspect of HIV latency. CARE receives support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Financing

The consortium is financially supported by NIAID and NIMH.

Points of Contact

David M. Margolis, M.D., Principal Investigator
phone: 919-966-6388
email: dmargo@med.unc.edu

Genetic Medicine Bldg., CB# 7042
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7042

Sponsors & Partners

Case Western Reserve University

Gladstone                            

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Merck

University of California (UC) Davis School of Medicine

UC San Diego

UC Los Angeles AIDS Institute

UC San Francisco School of Medicine

University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy

UNC School of Medicine

University of Minnesota

University of Utah School of Medicine


Last Updated: 04/14/2016

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