M G Law

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Failure to prescribe pneumocystis prophylaxis is associated with increased mortality, even in the cART era: results from the Treat Asia HIV observational database
    Poh Lian Lim
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:1. 2012
  2. pmc Characterizing trends in HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Australia by birth cohorts: results from a modified back-projection method
    Handan Wand
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:19. 2009
  3. pmc Reproducibility of adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance in multi-vessel symptomatic coronary artery disease
    Sharon Chih
    Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Lower Packer Building, Liverpool Street, Sydney, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:42. 2010
  4. pmc Trends in all cause and viral liver disease-related hospitalizations in people with hepatitis B or C: a population-based linkage study
    Heather F Gidding
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:52. 2011
  5. pmc Trends in CD4 counts in HIV-infected patients with HIV viral load monitoring while on combination antiretroviral treatment: results from The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database
    Jialun Zhou
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:361. 2010
  6. pmc Trends in detectable viral load by calendar year in the Australian HIV observational database
    Matthew G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:10. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of the Framingham equation to predict myocardial infarctions in HIV-infected patients: comparison with observed events in the D:A:D Study
    M G Law
    AHOD, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 7:218-30. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Modelling hepatitis C virus incidence, prevalence and long-term sequelae in Australia, 2001
    Matthew G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 32:717-24. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Modelling the effect of combination antiretroviral treatments on HIV incidence
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS 15:1287-94. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint AIDS diagnoses at higher CD4 counts in Australia following the introduction of highly active antiretroviral treatment
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Australia
    AIDS 13:263-9. 1999

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Publications45

  1. pmc Failure to prescribe pneumocystis prophylaxis is associated with increased mortality, even in the cART era: results from the Treat Asia HIV observational database
    Poh Lian Lim
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:1. 2012
    ..This study examines the proportion of patients in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) receiving PCP prophylaxis, and its effect on PCP and mortality...
  2. pmc Characterizing trends in HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Australia by birth cohorts: results from a modified back-projection method
    Handan Wand
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:19. 2009
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  3. pmc Reproducibility of adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance in multi-vessel symptomatic coronary artery disease
    Sharon Chih
    Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Lower Packer Building, Liverpool Street, Sydney, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:42. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the inter-study reproducibility of adenosine stress CMR in patients with symptomatic multi-vessel CAD and those at low risk for CAD...
  4. pmc Trends in all cause and viral liver disease-related hospitalizations in people with hepatitis B or C: a population-based linkage study
    Heather F Gidding
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:52. 2011
    ..In this study, we compared hospitalization rates for all causes and viral liver disease in people notified with HBV or HCV in New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
  5. pmc Trends in CD4 counts in HIV-infected patients with HIV viral load monitoring while on combination antiretroviral treatment: results from The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database
    Jialun Zhou
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:361. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Trends in detectable viral load by calendar year in the Australian HIV observational database
    Matthew G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:10. 2011
    ..We assessed calendar trends in detectable viral load in patients recruited to the Australian HIV Observational Database who were receiving cART...
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of the Framingham equation to predict myocardial infarctions in HIV-infected patients: comparison with observed events in the D:A:D Study
    M G Law
    AHOD, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 7:218-30. 2006
    ..However, it remains unclear whether the observed increase in the rate of MI in this population can be attributed to changes in conventional cardiovascular risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Modelling hepatitis C virus incidence, prevalence and long-term sequelae in Australia, 2001
    Matthew G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 32:717-24. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Modelling the effect of combination antiretroviral treatments on HIV incidence
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS 15:1287-94. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint AIDS diagnoses at higher CD4 counts in Australia following the introduction of highly active antiretroviral treatment
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Australia
    AIDS 13:263-9. 1999
    ..To assess whether AIDS cases in Australia have been diagnosed at higher CD4 counts since the widespread availability of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) in mid-1996...
  11. ncbi request reprint Age-specific HIV incidence among homosexually active men in Australia
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 164:715-8. 1996
    ..To estimate age at HIV infection among homosexually active men in Australia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Primary hepatocellular carcinoma in Australia, 1978-1997: increasing incidence and mortality
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Med J Aust 173:403-5. 2000
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Modelling the hepatitis C virus epidemic in Australia. Hepatitis C Virus Projections Working Group
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1100-7. 1999
    ..The available data indicate that the overwhelming majority (around 80%) of people with HCV antibodies were infected through injecting drug use...
  14. ncbi request reprint Back-projection estimates of the number of dependent heroin users in Australia
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Addiction 96:433-43. 2001
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Estimating the population impact in Australia of improved antiretroviral treatment for HIV infection
    M G Law
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Australia
    AIDS 14:197-201. 2000
    ..To estimate the reduction in AIDS incidence, if any, which has occurred in Australia following the availability of new combination antiretroviral treatments from 1995...
  16. ncbi request reprint Influence of IFNgamma co-expression on the safety and antiviral efficacy of recombinant fowlpox virus HIV therapeutic vaccines following interruption of antiretroviral therapy
    S Emery
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Hum Vaccin 3:260-7. 2007
    ..The promising antiretrovirological effect supports further study of FC in a larger trial with a broader population of patients with HIV disease...
  17. pmc Deferred modification of antiretroviral regimen following documented treatment failure in Asia: results from the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)
    J Zhou
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 11:31-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the rates and predictors of treatment modification following combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) failure in Asian patients with HIV enrolled in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)...
  18. pmc Measures of site resourcing predict virologic suppression, immunologic response and HIV disease progression following highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)
    R Oyomopito
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 11:519-29. 2010
    ..Therefore, the objective was to assess effects of economic and diagnostic resourcing on patient treatment outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint HIV disease progression in Australia in the time of combination antiretroviral therapies
    P K Correll
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 169:469-72. 1998
    ..To examine the effect of recent developments in antiretroviral therapy on HIV disease progression and survival...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors on CD4 T-cell recovery in HIV-1-infected individuals receiving long-term fully suppressive combination antiretroviral therapy
    H Byakwaga
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    HIV Med 10:143-51. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the effect of nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) on CD4 recovery in HIV-1-infected individuals receiving long-term suppressive combination antiretroviral therapy (cART)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Decreasing rates of Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the era of potent combination anti-retroviral therapy
    A E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS 15:629-33. 2001
    ..NHL incidence decreased less than KS, and NHL is now the most common AIDS-associated cancer in Australia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recent HIV testing in homosexual men in Australia
    F Y Jin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 3:271-6. 2002
    ..To describe time trends and other predictors of recent HIV testing among homosexual men enrolled in behavioural surveillance studies in Australia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for immunological and virological endpoints in Thai patients receiving combination antiretroviral treatment
    P Srasuebkul
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    HIV Med 8:46-54. 2007
    ..Routine CD4 count and HIV viral load monitoring is a financial barrier in developing countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint B-cell stimulation and prolonged immune deficiency are risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in people with AIDS
    A E Grulich
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 14:133-40. 2000
    ..To identify risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in people with HIV infection...
  25. doi request reprint Hospitalization rates associated with hepatitis B and HIV co-infection, age and sex in a population-based cohort of people diagnosed with hepatitis C
    H F Gidding
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1151-8. 2011
    ..The results are likely to be representative of patterns in hospital-related morbidity for the entire HCV-infected population in Australia and the ARs generalizable to other developed countries...
  26. pmc Long-term patterns in CD4 response are determined by an interaction between baseline CD4 cell count, viral load, and time: The Asia Pacific HIV Observational Database (APHOD)
    Sam Egger
    Cancer Council New South Wales, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:513-20. 2009
    ..Random effects models were used to explore how the shape of CD4 cell count responses after commencing combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) develop over time and, in particular, the role of baseline and follow-up covariates...
  27. doi request reprint Trends in incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma after diagnosis of hepatitis B or C infection: a population-based cohort study, 1992-2007
    H H Thein
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Viral Hepat 18:e232-41. 2011
    ..Despite declines in the age-adjusted incidence rates of HCC over time, the absolute number of cases increased likely due to the ageing cohort and an increasing prevalence of both hepatitis B and C in Australia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predicting progression to cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    A J Freeman
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, and The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Viral Hepat 10:285-93. 2003
    ..A Weibull distribution was used to model disease progression at a population level. The influence of cofactors on individual prognosis was examined and an algorithm to predict the risk of subsequently developing cirrhosis is presented...
  29. pmc AIDS-related and non-AIDS-related mortality in the Asia-Pacific region in the era of combination antiretroviral treatment
    Kathleen Falster
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Level 2, 376 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS 23:2323-36. 2009
    ..We explored predictors of AIDS and non-AIDS mortality and compared cause-specific mortality across high-income and low-income settings in the Asia-Pacific region...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Subcutaneous Proleukin (interleukin-2) in a Randomized International Trial (ESPRIT): geographical and gender differences in the baseline characteristics of participants
    S L Pett
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Clin Trials 7:70-85. 2006
    ..Objectives: To describe the baseline characteristics of participants randomized to ESPRIT overall and by geographic location...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimating progression to cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    A J Freeman
    Viral Hepatitis Research, Gastrointestinal and Liver Unit, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Hepatology 34:809-16. 2001
    ..These suggest that for persons who acquire HCV infection in young adulthood, less than 10% are estimated to develop cirrhosis within 20 years...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and predictors of survival of AIDS-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a population-based case series in Sydney, Australia
    M C Robotin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    HIV Med 5:377-84. 2004
    ..To analyse clinical features and predictors of survival for AIDS-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), compared to earlier in the HIV epidemic...
  33. ncbi request reprint Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Australian blood donors: estimation of risk and the impact of deferral strategies
    P K Correll
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Vox Sang 81:6-11. 2001
    ....
  34. pmc Ageing and long-term CD4 cell count trends in HIV-positive patients with 5 years or more combination antiretroviral therapy experience
    S T Wright
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    HIV Med 14:208-16. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Modelling and calibration of the hepatitis C epidemic in Australia
    K Razali
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Stat Methods Med Res 18:253-70. 2009
    ..The reasonably good agreement between most of the modelled estimates with observed linkage data provides some support for the assumptions used in the models...
  36. pmc Potential biases in estimates of hepatitis C RNA clearance in newly acquired hepatitis C infection among a cohort of injecting drug users
    J Amin
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 135:144-50. 2007
    ..Standardized definitions and methodologies are required to enable valid comparisons of rates of clearance across newly acquired HCV infection natural history studies...
  37. ncbi request reprint Capturing the paradigm shift in HIV treatment: changing attitudes in the choice of combination antiretroviral drugs by high HIV caseload Australian GPs (1996-1997)
    D Smith
    Community HIV Research Network, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Australia
    AIDS Care 12:41-7. 2000
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Extreme cause-specific mortality in a cohort of adult prisoners--1988 to 2002: a data-linkage study
    A Kariminia
    Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 36:310-6. 2007
    ..Design: A retrospective cohort study of 85,203 adults imprisoned in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, between 1 January 1988 and 31 December 2002...
  39. pmc Predictors of Clinical Progression in HIV-1-Infected Adults Initiating Combination Antiretroviral Therapy with Advanced Disease in the Asia-Pacific Region: Results from the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database
    H Byakwaga
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 12:270-7. 2013
    ..In conclusion, measurements of CD4 count and hemoglobin at month 6 may be useful for early identification of disease progression in resource-limited settings. ..
  40. pmc Cancer, immunodeficiency and antiretroviral treatment: results from the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD)
    K Petoumenos
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Med 14:77-84. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to conduct a within-cohort assessment of risk factors for incident AIDS-defining cancers (ADCs) and non-ADCs (NADCs) within the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD)...
  41. pmc Cancers in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD): a retrospective analysis of risk factors
    Kathy Petoumenos
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:51. 2010
    ..This retrospective survey describes types of cancers diagnosed in HIV-infected subjects in Asia, and assesses risk factors for cancer in HIV-infected subjects using contemporaneous HIV-infected controls without cancer...
  42. doi request reprint Hepatitis B-related hepatocellular carcinoma: epidemiological characteristics and disease burden
    V T T Nguyen
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Viral Hepat 16:453-63. 2009
    ..Broad public health strategies should include routine testing to identify chronic HBV infection, improved health infrastructures including human resource to provide diagnosis and treatment assessment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Randomized, placebo-controlled, phase I/IIa evaluation of the safety and immunogenicity of fowlpox virus expressing HIV gag-pol and interferon-gamma in HIV-1 infected subjects
    S Emery
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Hum Vaccin 1:232-8. 2005
    ..Although safe, neither vaccine construct appeared to possess detectable T-cell mediated anti-HIV immunogenic properties in HIV infected individuals, as measured by standard T cell assays...
  44. ncbi request reprint Experience with the use of a first-line regimen of stavudine, lamivudine and nevirapine in patients in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database
    J Zhou
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    HIV Med 8:8-16. 2007
    ..There are few data on the outcome of this treatment in clinic cohorts in this region...
  45. pmc Changes over time in risk factors for cardiovascular disease and use of lipid-lowering drugs in HIV-infected individuals and impact on myocardial infarction
    C A Sabin
    Dept of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and UC Medical School, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 2PF, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1101-10. 2008
    ..We evaluated changes in risk factors for CVD and the use of lipid-lowering therapy in HIV-infected individuals and assessed the impact of any changes on the incidence of myocardial infarction...