Cannabis Use, PrEP and HIV Transmission Risk Among Black MSM in Chicago
Funded by: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Project dates: August 2021 - May 2026
Principal Investigator: Duncan, Dustin
Principal Investigator: Knox, Justin

This project seeks to investigate relationships between multiple aspects of cannabis use in relation to HIV prevention behaviors (e.g., pre-exposure prophylaxis [PrEP] use, adherence, and discontinuation) and (biological vulnerability to HIV infection) among Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM), a population in the United States heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS.

Abstract on NIH RePORTER
Related Publications
Knox JR, Dolotina B, Moline T, Matthews I, Durrell M, Hanson H, Almirol E, Hotton A, Pagkas-Bather J, Chen YT, English D, Manuzak J, Rower JE, Miles C, Millar B, Jean-Louis G, Rendina HJ, Martins SS, Grov C, Hasin DS, Carrico AW, Shoptaw S, Schneider JA, Duncan DT (2023).
HIV prevention and care among Black cisgender sexual minority men and transgender women: Protocol for an HIV status-neutral cohort study using an observational-implementation hybrid approach
JMIR Research Protocols, 12, e48548. doi: 10.2196/48548. PMCID: PMC10724817.