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CDUHR Weekly Update - December 12, 2016


AIDS Seminar
January 10, 2017, 10:30-11:30am
Bandon DL Marshall, PhD - Brown University
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, 433 First Ave, Room 760


Using Modeling to Inform Public Health Seminar
Hepatitis C and HIV in Substance Users: Economics of Screening and Linkage to Care
Tuesday, December 13, 12:00-1:00pm
Bruce Schackman, PhD - Weill Cornell Medical College
NYU Translational Research Building, 227 East 30th St, Room 618
Lunch will be provided, find more information HERE.


Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum for Substance Abusing Populations at High-Risk and/or Living with HIV (R01)
This FOA encourages research that examines the optimization of multiple components of the care continuum, such as HIV testing (identification) status, linkage and retention in care, and viral suppression for individuals with HIV for substance abusing populations at high-risk and/or living with HIV.

Development of Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: A Strategy for the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (R61/R33)
The purpose of this FOA is to solicit bi-phasic research applications to support translational research focused on development of Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) for prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or unintended pregnancy.

Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25)
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIGMS R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the research training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

Leveraging Electronic Health Records for Alcohol Services Research (R21/R33)
This FOA seeks low-cost, pragmatic research projects that leverage electronic clinical records to conduct studies that address novel health services questions about the treatment of alcohol use disorders (AUD) in routine clinical care settings.

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for ImPlementation REsearCh to DEvelop interventions for People Living with HIV (PRECluDE) (U01)
NHLBI intends to promote a new initiative by publishing an FOA to solicit applications for research on implementation research in the delivery of proven effective interventions for comorbid heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) diseases and conditions in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHIV) domestically. This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive projects.


Des Jarlais DC, Arasteh K, Feelemyer J, McKnight C, Tross S, Perlman DC, Campbell AN, Hagan H, & Cooper HL (2016) Decline in herpes simplex virus type 2 among non-injecting heroin and cocaine users in New York City, 2005 to 2014: prospects for avoiding a resurgence of human immunodeficiency virus. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000549. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Giovenco DP, Casseus M, Duncan DT, Coups EJ, Lewis MJ, & Delnevo CD (2016) Association between electronic cigarette marketing near schools and e-cigarette use among youth. Journal of Adolescent Health, 59, 627-634. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Han BH, Sherman S, Mauro PM, Martins SS, Rotenberg J, & Palamar JJ (2016) Demographic trends among older cannabis users in the United States, 2006–13. Addiction, 10.1111/add.13670. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Wolfson-Stofko B, Curtis R, Fuentes F, Manchess E, Del Rio-Cumba A, & Bennett AS (2016) The portapotty Experiment: neoliberal approaches to the intertwined epidemics of opioid-related overdose and HIV/HCV, and why we need cultural anthropologists in the South Bronx. Dialectical Anthropology, 40, 395-410. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.