David Nunes

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis are highly predictive of liver-related death in a cohort of HCV-infected individuals with and without HIV infection
    David Nunes
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1346-53. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV infection does not affect the performance of noninvasive markers of fibrosis for the diagnosis of hepatitis C virus-related liver disease
    David Nunes
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:538-44. 2005
  3. pmc Barriers to treatment of hepatitis C in HIV/HCV-coinfected adults with alcohol problems
    David Nunes
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1520-6. 2006
  4. pmc Impact of lifetime alcohol use on liver fibrosis in a population of HIV-infected patients with and without hepatitis C coinfection
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1527-35. 2013
  5. pmc Impact of hepatitis C on HIV progression in adults with alcohol problems
    Debbie M Cheng
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:829-36. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of exposure to injection drugs or alcohol on antigen-specific immune responses in HIV and hepatitis C virus coinfection
    Camilla S Graham
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:847-56. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in drug users
    Carrie Reed
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Subst Abus 29:5-15. 2008
  8. pmc Interleukin-6 is associated with noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis in HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1110-6. 2013
  9. pmc Hepatitis C infection is associated with depressive symptoms in HIV-infected adults with alcohol problems
    Howard Libman
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1804-10. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the treatment of patients coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus: need for team care
    Catherine A Fleming
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S349-54. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis are highly predictive of liver-related death in a cohort of HCV-infected individuals with and without HIV infection
    David Nunes
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:1346-53. 2010
    ..Noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis correlate with the stage of liver fibrosis, but have not been widely applied to predict liver-related mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV infection does not affect the performance of noninvasive markers of fibrosis for the diagnosis of hepatitis C virus-related liver disease
    David Nunes
    Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:538-44. 2005
    ..The aim of the current study was to compare the diagnostic performance and characteristics of a number of noninvasive markers of hepatic fibrosis in populations of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients with and without HIV infection...
  3. pmc Barriers to treatment of hepatitis C in HIV/HCV-coinfected adults with alcohol problems
    David Nunes
    Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1520-6. 2006
    ..In this study, we assessed the prevalence of barriers to interferon treatment in a population of HIV/HCV-coinfected patients with current or past alcohol problems and the extent to which they received treatment to address the barriers...
  4. pmc Impact of lifetime alcohol use on liver fibrosis in a population of HIV-infected patients with and without hepatitis C coinfection
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:1527-35. 2013
    ..The effect of alcohol on liver disease in HIV infection has not been well characterized...
  5. pmc Impact of hepatitis C on HIV progression in adults with alcohol problems
    Debbie M Cheng
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:829-36. 2007
    ..We therefore studied the association between HCV infection and markers of HIV disease progression in adults with alcohol problems...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of exposure to injection drugs or alcohol on antigen-specific immune responses in HIV and hepatitis C virus coinfection
    Camilla S Graham
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:847-56. 2007
    ..We wanted to determine whether IDU or alcohol affected immune responses in HCV-infected and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/HCV coinfected subjects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in drug users
    Carrie Reed
    Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Subst Abus 29:5-15. 2008
    ..01, for trend). Focused strategies to overcome these potentially modifiable factors may be indicated to increase HCV treatment in affected populations...
  8. pmc Interleukin-6 is associated with noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis in HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1110-6. 2013
    ..IL-6 was strongly and significantly associated with liver fibrosis in a cohort of HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems. IL-6 may be a useful predictive marker for liver fibrosis for HIV-infected patients...
  9. pmc Hepatitis C infection is associated with depressive symptoms in HIV-infected adults with alcohol problems
    Howard Libman
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1804-10. 2006
    ..Neurocognitive dysfunction has been reported with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. We hypothesized that HCV infection is associated with more depressive symptoms in HIV-infected persons with a history of alcohol problems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Challenges in the treatment of patients coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus: need for team care
    Catherine A Fleming
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S349-54. 2005
    ..If patients coinfected with HCV and HIV are to be treated for hepatitis C in greater numbers, these issues will need to be addressed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of patients with HIV disease: impact of hepatitis C coinfection
    Catherine A Fleming
    Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:572-8. 2004
    ..These findings underscore the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of these patient populations...
  12. doi request reprint Chronic hepatitis C virus infection is associated with all-cause and liver-related mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected patients with alcohol problems
    Daniel Fuster
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Addiction 109:62-70. 2014
    ..To assess the association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and overall and liver-related death in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with alcohol problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of HCV-specific intrahepatic CD4+ T cells in HIV/HCV versus HCV
    Camilla S Graham
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hepatology 40:125-32. 2004
    ..In conclusion, subjects with coinfection have an alteration of intrahepatic HCV-specific IL-10 cytokine response that may have implications for HCV-related disease progression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of liver fibrosis: a concise review
    Nezam H Afdhal
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1160-74. 2004
    ..The limitations of utilization of these markers for both cross-sectional diagnosis of fibrosis and monitoring disease progression or regression are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus coinfection in an urban population: low eligibility for interferon treatment
    Catherine A Fleming
    Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:97-100. 2003
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  16. pmc Recent drug use, homelessness and increased short-term mortality in HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems
    Alexander Y Walley
    Clinical Addiction Research and Education CARE Unit, USA
    AIDS 22:415-20. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of recent heavy alcohol use, heroin/cocaine use, and homelessness on short-term mortality in HIV-infected persons...
  17. pmc Awareness of hepatitis C diagnosis is associated with less alcohol use among persons co-infected with HIV
    Judith I Tsui
    General Internal Medicine Section 111A1, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:822-5. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Another step forward: treating HCV infection in HIV coinfected patients
    David Nunes
    Gastroenterology 128:513-5. 2005
  19. pmc Substance abuse treatment and receipt of liver specialty care among persons coinfected with HIV/HCV who have alcohol problems
    Anita Palepu
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:411-7. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint An official ATS statement: hepatotoxicity of antituberculosis therapy
    Jussi J Saukkonen
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:935-52. 2006
    ..Priorities for future studies to develop safer treatments for LTBI and for TB disease are presented...