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Edlin, B. R., & Winkelstein, E. R. (2014). Can hepatitis C be eradicated in the United States? . Antiviral Research
Perlman, D. C., et al. (2014). Perceptions of genetic testing and genomic medicine among drug users. International Journal of Drug Policy

Dr. Holly Hagan, director of the Transdisciplinary Research Methods Core, was one of 12 domestic and global leaders honored for their work on hepatitis at the White House, which commemorated World Hepatitis Day. Read about the event and see a full list of all the honorees.




See our recent press releases for:


Dr. Pedro Gelabert's article on prescription opioid use among young adults, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.



Dr. Marya Gwadz on efforts to seek out people with HIV/AIDS who not on ARTs and not engaged in care. See the full article and press release. Also, listen to an interview on the article with Dr. Noelle Leonard.



Dr. Joseph Palamar reported on hookah use among high school seniors. The article, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that 18% reported hookah use in the past year. Read the press release here.



Dr. Don Des Jarlais' findings that herpes co-infection drives HIV infection among non-injecting drug users. See the article, which was published in PLOS One and press release.






We are pleased to announce the funding of a new project:


Injection Risk Networks in Rural Puerto Rico - the project is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the principal investigators are Drs. Bilal Khan, Kirk Dombrowski and Juan Reyes. The study will apply quantitative and qualitative methods to characterize and address HIV propagation dynamics in the networks of people who injection drugs in rural Puerto Rico. 



Fact Sheets

Computer Simulation Modeling to Assess HIV Prevention Program in NYC

Computer-based mathematical modeling can provide a clearer picture on how to select strategies to prevent the greatest number of HIV cases in the most economical way. Different interventions, targeting particular groups, produce widely varying numbers of new infections averted in New York City over the next 20 years. Details of the these findings can be found in our latest fact sheet.

Staying Safe: Training People Who Inject Drug to Avoid HCV and HIV Infection

The Staying Safe intervention trained PWID on planning skills to avoid injection-related risks and motivation to avoid sharing injection paraphernalia. With new skills and awareness of safer injection practices, individuals may be effective transmitters of harm reduction activities and strategies in their injection networks. Download the fact sheet here.

A complete list of all CDUHR factsheets are available here.