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HIV Policy and Research

The Office of AIDS Research (OAR) guides the National Institutes of Health (NIH) HIV/AIDS research investment. The OAR establishes HIV/AIDS research priorities and develops the NIH Strategic Plan for HIV and HIV-Related Research, which serves as a roadmap for NIH HIV/AIDS research. The OAR also ensures that HIV/AIDS research funds are allocated across NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices based on the Plan. 

The OAR conducts an annual review of the NIH HIV/AIDS research portfolio to ensure that research funds are allocated effectively and efficiently, based on the current research opportunities.

Optimizing the NIH HIV Research Investment

This page last reviewed on July 7, 2023