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 RFA: The CFAR Developmental Grants Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2017. Applications are due by November 1st.

New Grant: Congratulations to Drs. Matthew Freiberg and Jeffrey Samet on receiving funding for an R01 examining the relationship between TMAO production and cardiovascular disease, using participants of the St PETER HIV trial.

New Grant: Congratulations to Dr. Judy Hahn for receiving funding for a U01 to examine an intervention to reduce alcohol use and increase adherence to TB preventative therapy among HIV/TB co-infected drinkers.

New Publication: Use of an android phone application for automated text messages in international settings: a case study in an HIV clinical trial in St. Petersburg, Russia (Forman)

New Publication: Food insecurity, HIV disease progression and access to care among HIV-infected Russians not on ART (Idrisov)

New Publication: HIV-related stigma and substance use in a Russian cohort of HIV-positive risky drinkers (Edelman)

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