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Established in 1986,  the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) at UC San Francisco is one of the world’s largest research centers dedicated to social, behavioral, and policy science approaches to HIV.  Find out more about our history, our faculty and staff, how our center is structured, and how to get in touch with us.

Prevention Research Center LogoIn 2014, CDC funded 26 new PRCs for a five-year period. The UCSF PRC had become one of the 26 funded PRCs. The UCSF Prevention Research Center (PRC) is part of a network of 26 PRCs in 24 states that study how people and their communities can avoid or counter risks for chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, obesity, and cancer.