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.


Check out the latest issue of the quarterly URBAN ARCH Newsletter!

New PublicationPolypharmacy and risk of non-fatal overdose for patients with HIV infection and substance dependence (Kim)

New Grant: Congratulations to Kaku So-Armah on receiving funding for a CFAR developmental project, which will leverage St PETER resources and support whole genome sequencing of fecal microbiomes and intestinal fatty acid binding protein (IFABP) to measure intestinal permeability.

New Publication: HIV Stigma and Unhealthy Alcohol Use Among People Living with HIV in Russia (Lunze)

New Publication: FIB-4 stage of liver fibrosis predicts incident heart failure among HIV infected and uninfected patients (So-Armah)

New Publication: The relationship between spirituality/religiousness and unhealthy alcohol use among HIV-infected adults in southwestern Uganda (Adong)

For quarterly updates from URBAN ARCH, click here to join our newsletter list!