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CDUHR Weekly Update - June 10, 2019


AIDS Seminar
Psychosocial Resources and Management of Chronic Disease
Tracey Wilson, PhD - SUNY Downstate
Tuesday, June 11, 10:30-11:30am
715 Broadway, Floor 12, Room 1221
Find more information HERE


HIV Center Grand Rounds
HIV Cure Research: Concepts and Complications
Serena Spuich, MD, MA - Yale University
Thursday, June 13, 9:30-11:00am
HIV Cure Research: Ethical Conundrums
Gail Henderson, PhD - University of North Carolina
Thursday, June 13, 11:00-1:00pm
NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, Room 6602
Find more information HERE, and RSVP HERE


NIAID New Innovators Awards (DP2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The NIAID New Innovator Awards supports post-doctoral investigators of exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative bold new research with the potential to produce a major impact on broad, important problems in biomedical research of priority to NIAID. Applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and in any topic relevant to the mission of NIAID are welcome.

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research (P50)
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), in partnership with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), intends to publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications from eligible institutions of higher education for specialized research center grants to conduct multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmentally-driven health disparities.


The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) Annual Meeting begins this Saturday. Many CDUHR-affiliated investigators have made contributions to presentations, posters, and workshops. A list of this year's presentations that include affiliated investigators can be found HERE.


Duncan DT, Hickson DA, Goedel WC, Callander D, Brooks B, Chen YT, Hanson H, Eavou R, Khanna AS, Chaix B, Regan SD, Wheeler DP, Mayer KH, Safren SA, Carr Melvin S, Draper C, Magee-Jackson V, Brewer R, & Schneider JA (2019) The social context of HIV prevention and care among Black men who have sex with men in three US cities: the neighborhoods and networks (N2) cohort study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16, 1922. Find the full, open access article on the publisher's website HERE.

Lankenau SE, Tabb LP, Kioumarsi A, Ataiants J, Iverson E, & Wong CF (2019) Density of medical marijuana dispensaries and current marijuana use among young adult marijuana users in Los Angeles. Substance Use and Misuse, doi: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1618332. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.

Mgbako O, Park SH, Callander D, Brinker DA, Kuhner C, Carrico AW, Rendina HJ, & Duncan DT (2019) Transactional sex, condomless anal sex, and HIV risk among men who have sex with men. International Journal of STD and AIDS, doi: 10.1177/0956462418823411.956462418823411. Find the abstract on the publisher's website HERE.


United States Conference on AIDS
September 5-8 - Washington, DC