URBAN ARCH, a member of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) CHAART (Consortiums for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol Research Translation) initiative, conducts and disseminates interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding how alcohol use impacts people affected by HIV and develops interventions to reduce alcohol use and alcohol and HIV-related consequences in this population.
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Dr. Jeffrey Samet will deliver a plenary “Co-occurring substance use and infectious disease” at AHSR 2016
New Grant: Congratulations to Kaku So-Armah on receiving a K01 grant examining novel mechanisms that drive excess atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk within the context of HIV and the role of liver injury
Abstract accepted for poster presentation at HIV and Liver Disease 2016 Conference: Relationship of liver fibrosis score and LDL-cholesterol levels in HIV mono-infected and HIV/Hepatitis C co-infected patients (So-Armah et al.). Kaku So-Armah also received a travel award to present at the conference.