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. […]
For immediate release When an individual is diagnosed with HIV, it is important that they are enrolled in an HIV care and treatment program to get the medical and emotional support they need. Evidence shows that expansions of the anti-retroviral treatment (ART) eligibility criteria prior to the current “universal treatment” recommendation increased the amount of […]
For immediate release CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Professor and ISPH Investigator Christian Grov, chair of the department of Community Health and Social Sciences, has been selected to be the new Editor-in-Chief for the peer-reviewed journal Sexuality Research and Social Policy (Springer Science+Business Media, a leading international scientific publisher). The journal […]
For immediate release A research team co-led by CUNY SPH Associate Professor Levi Waldron was awarded a $3.7 million competitive renewal by the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop the open-source Bioconductor bioinformatics platform to meet the demands of analyzing the next generation of technology in cancer genomics research. Over the previous five […]
For immediate release The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has extended funding through 2022 for Together 5000 (T5K), a nationwide HIV prevention study led by Dr. Christian Grov of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) and the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH). Since the initial two-year award, […]
Neurocysticercosis, an infection of the brain with pork tapeworm larvae, is highly endemic in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Asia, and increasingly common in developed countries like the U.S. due to immigration. The larvae form cysts in the brain, which can cause a variety of neurological symptoms, seizures being the most common. Previous literature has […]