CDUHR EVENTS

CDUHR Presentation
Publishing Research Studies Without Perishing, Have Some Fun (Occasionally)
Monday, April 9, 10:00-11:00am
Don Des Jarlais, PhD - Mount Sinai Health System
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, 11th Floor Conference Room
Find more information HERE.

AIDS Seminar
Challenges of HIV and HCV Prevention and Care for PWID in Rural Areas
Tuesday, April 10, 10:00-11:00am
Kimberly Page, PhD, MPH - Univ of New Mexico
NYU Meyers, 433 First Ave, 11th Floor Conference Room
Find more information HERE.

OTHER EVENTS

NYU Population Health Research Seminar
Neighborhoods and Health: A Progress Report
Wednesday, April 4, 12:00pm
Dustin Duncan, ScD - NYU School of Medicine
NYU Translational Research Building, 227 East 30th St, Room 120
Lunch is provided, find more information HERE.

HIV Center Rounds
Contextual Influences on Risk Behavior at Group Sex Venues in NYC
Etienne Meunier, PhD - Columbia University
Understanding Transgender Women's Barriers and Facilitators to Existing and Future Biomedical HIV Prevention
Christine Rael, PhD - NY State Psychiatric Institute
Thursday, April 5, 9:30-11:00am
NY State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Room 6602
Find more information HERE.

Legacy Project Webinar
Outreach and Marketing Fundamentals in Clinical Research Webinar Series - Part 2 - Social Media Engagement
Thursday, April 5, 11:00am-12:30pm
Find more information and register for the webinar HERE.

Drug Policy Alliance Event
Media Training for Academics & Researchers
Friday, April 27, 1:30-5:30pm
131 West 33rd St, 15th Floor
Find more information HERE or contact Alexandrea Hatcher (ahatcher@drugpolicy.org)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Disrupting Operations of Illicit Supply Networks
The National Science Foundation (NSF) invites proposals to the Operations Engineering program for Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) into operational methods to detect, disrupt and disable illicit supply networks. Supplemental funding requests to relevant existing NSF awards are also invited.
https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18059/nsf18059.jsp

Reissued NIH Funding Opportunities

NIH Director's Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-18-010.html

Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (Clinical Trial Optional)
(R01) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-722.html
(R21) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-723.html

Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (Clinical Trial Optional)
(R01) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-729.html
(R21) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-728.html

Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low and Middle- Income Countries (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-732.html

NEWS

We have reached our 100th affiliated investigator. Welcome Drs. Ralph DiClemente (#99) and Jennifer Cantrell (#100), both from NYU College of Global Public Health.

The Journal for the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC) is publishing a special issue on HIV and Aging. The due date for submissions is July 1, 2018. JANAC invites original articles that focus on a broad spectrum of issues related to HIV, from the perspectives of nursing, public health, clinical care, research, mental health, behavioral health, and medicine. Find more information HERE.

NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM CDUHR-AFFILIATED INVESTIGATORS

Cook SH, Valera P, Wood EP, Calebs BJ, & Wilson PA (2018) Understanding attachment transitions through the lived experiences of young Black gay and bisexual men. Journal of Sex Research, doi: 10.1080/00224499.2018.1440280. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Dorsen C, Palamar JJ, & Shedlin MG (2018) Ceremonial ‘plant medicine’ use and its relationship to recreational drug use: an exploratory study. Addiction Research and Theory, doi: 10.1080/16066359.2018.1455187. Find a free copy of the article on the publisher's website HERE.

Downing MJ, Jr., Brown D, Steen J, & Benoit E (2018) Understanding the impact of childhood sexual abuse on men's risk behavior: protocol for a mixed-methods study. JMIR Research Protocols, 7, e62. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Palamar JJ, Le A, & Cleland CM (2018) Nonmedical opioid use among electronic dance music party attendees in New York City. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.03.001. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR CORNER

The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) provides educational, professional development and mentoring experiences to advanced doctoral students of psychology and psychologists who are in the early stage of their careers. Participants are guided toward developing a grant proposal, postdoctoral fellowship, dissertation, treatment program, publication or program evaluation project. Find more information HERE.

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) from July 23-27, 2018. The HDRI aims to support the research career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science. The program will feature lectures, mock grant review, seminars, and small group discussions on research relevant to minority health and health disparities. It will also include sessions with NIH scientific staff engaged in related health disparities research across the various institutes and centers. Find more information HERE.