amfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research: Founded in 1985, amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research. With the freedom and flexibility to respond quickly to emerging areas of scientific promise, amfAR plays a catalytic role in accelerating the pace of HIV/AIDS research and achieving real breakthroughs. amfAR believes that AIDS research should be for the benefit of all people living with, affected by or vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and strongly supports the AllTrials campaign for greater transparency in clinical trials.