For immediate release. Assistant Professor Hongbin Zhang and Associate Professor Elizabeth Kelvin, investigators with the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Public Health at CUNY SPH, were awarded an R03 grant from the National Institutes of Health to work with collaborators from Columbia University and University of Cuenca, Ecuador, to tackle the difficult disease of neurocysticercosis (NC). Despite accumulating evidence […]
March 3, 2020 ISPH Investigator and CUNY SPH Assistant Professor Hongbin Zhang was awarded an R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health to work with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) developing a change-point model on the timing of anti-retroviral treatment (ART) initiation after HIV diagnosis. The primary goal […]
“To encourage PrEP adherence, it should be affordable, the insurance coverage should be reliable and without needless mandates, and it should be easy to make an appointment,” D’Angelo says.
“This study improves our understanding of how gene set enrichment analysis methods perform in biomedical applications, and will help future developments focus on improvements relevant to public health.”
Violence against women and children is a global epidemic that carries lifelong consequences for individuals, families, and communities. Adolescent girls are particularly at risk because they may not have access to supportive interventions, most of which are aimed at supporting either married adult females or younger children.
According to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, New Yorkers living with HIV are being treated sooner after infection. The time to treatment initiation was reduced in tandem with expanded HIV testing and treatment efforts in New York City.
A new peer-reviewed commentary published in the January issue of the American Journal of Public Health, Dr. Denis Nash argues that new metrics are needed to track “Ending the HIV Epidemic” (EtHE) efforts.
For immediate release Hepatitis C infection (HCV) prevalence in the United States (US) is highest among people who inject drugs (PWID), yet this population is rarely offered antiviral treatment. New antiviral treatment regimens are nearly 100% effective at curing HCV, but few studies have addressed the new regimen’s efficacy among PWID. A randomized controlled trial […]
For immediate release In the US, men who have sex with men (MSM) are 44 times more likely to contract HIV than other men, and accounted for 67 percent of new infections in 2016. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that, if current trends continue unabated, one-in-six MSM will acquire HIV in their […]
For immediate release A new study published as “Editor’s Choice” in The Journal of Infectious Diseases found that expansion of HIV treatment eligibility to include those under age 15 led to large and significant increases in initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) within 30 days of enrollment in care among 10- to 14-year-olds living with HIV. […]