DAVID ROY BANGSBERG
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Ability of HIV-1 Nef to downregulate CD4 and HLA class I differs among viral subtypesJaclyn K Mann
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Retrovirology 10:100. 2013..Here, we investigate two of Nef's most well-characterized activities, CD4 and HLA class I downregulation, for clones obtained from 360 chronic patients infected with HIV-1 subtypes A, B, C or D...
- South Africans with recent pregnancy rarely know partner's HIV serostatus: implications for serodiscordant couples interventionsLynn T Matthews
Division of Infectious Disease and Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, 100 Cambridge Street, 15th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
BMC Public Health 14:843. 2014..We report screening data from that study with the objective of estimating the proportion of individuals who are aware that they are in an HIV-serodiscordant relationship at the time of conception...
- Decreases in self-reported alcohol consumption following HIV counseling and testing at Mulago Hospital, Kampala, UgandaJudith A Hahn
University of California, San Francisco, Box 0886, San Francisco, CA 94143 0886, USA
BMC Infect Dis 14:403. 2014..HIV counseling and testing (HCT) may provide a contact opportunity to intervene with hazardous alcohol use; however, little is known about how alcohol consumption changes following HCT...
- Diminishing availability of publicly funded slots for antiretroviral initiation among HIV-infected ART-eligible patients in UgandaElvin H Geng
Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
PLoS ONE 5:e14098. 2010..The impact of flat-line funding in the global scale up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected patients in Africa has not yet been well described...
- Dissemination of Research Findings to Research Participants Living with HIV in Rural Uganda: Challenges and RewardsAnna Baylor
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
PLoS Med 10:e1001397. 2013..David Bangsberg and colleagues explore the challenges and rewards of sharing research findings with participants living with HIV enrolled in observational research in rural sub-Saharan Africa...
- Alcohol use and HIV serostatus of partner predict high-risk sexual behavior among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in South Western UgandaFrancis Bajunirwe
Department of Community Health, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
BMC Public Health 13:430. 2013..We determined the correlates of sexual activity and high-risk sexual behavior in an ART-treated population in rural and urban Uganda...
- High acceptability for cell phone text messages to improve communication of laboratory results with HIV-infected patients in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional survey studyMark J Siedner
Department of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, GRJ 5, Boston, MA 02114, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:56. 2012....
- Mean CD4 cell count changes in patients failing a first-line antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settingsAlexandra Calmy
HIV Unit, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
BMC Infect Dis 12:147. 2012..We assessed the impact of on-going HIV-RNA replication on CD4 cell count slopes in patients treated with a first-line combination ART...
- Potential for false positive HIV test results with the serial rapid HIV testing algorithmSteven Baveewo
Department of Medicine, Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Res Notes 5:154. 2012..We conducted further testing on this subgroup of samples using qualitative DNA PCR to assess the potential for false positive tests in this situation...
- Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009Elvin H Geng
Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:46. 2011..Regionally representative socio-demographic, laboratory and clinical characteristics of patients accessing ART over time and across sites have not been well described...
- A single tablet regimen is associated with higher adherence and viral suppression than multiple tablet regimens in HIV+ homeless and marginally housed peopleDavid R Bangsberg
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
AIDS 24:2835-40. 2010..The virologic effectiveness of this STR in a potentially nonadherent population remains a concern, given the rapid selection of drug resistance seen with these drugs...
- A marginal structural model to estimate the causal effect of antidepressant medication treatment on viral suppression among homeless and marginally housed persons with HIVAlexander C Tsai
Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California at San Francisco, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1282-90. 2010..Application of marginal structural modeling to longitudinal observation data can, under certain assumptions, approximate the findings of a randomized controlled trial...