B A Koblin

Summary

Affiliation: New York Blood Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of HIV infection among young men who have sex with men in New York City
    B A Koblin
    Wolf Szumness Laboratory of Epidemiology, The New York Blood Center, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS 14:1793-800. 2000
  2. pmc Attitudes about combination HIV therapies: the next generation of gay men at risk
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, New York Blood Center, 310 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urban Health 80:510-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Douching practices among women at high risk of HIV infection in the United States: implications for microbicide testing and use
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:406-10. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Violence and HIV-related risk among young men who have sex with men
    B A Koblin
    The New York Blood Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS Care 18:961-7. 2006
  5. pmc Involving women in HIV vaccine efficacy trials: lessons learned from a vaccine preparedness study in New York City
    P Brown-Peterside
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, The New York Blood Center, USA
    J Urban Health 77:425-37. 2000
  6. pmc Retaining hard-to-reach women in HIV prevention and vaccine trials: Project ACHIEVE
    P Brown-Peterside
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, New York Blood Center, NY 10456, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1377-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of a stage-matched expert system intervention to increase condom use among women at high risk of HIV infection in New York City
    P Brown-Peterside
    Wolf Szmuness Laboratory of Epidemiology, The New York Blood Center, New York City, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:171-81. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Amphetamine use and sexual risk among men who have sex with men: results from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance study--New York City
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1613-28. 2007
  9. pmc Race/ethnic differences in HIV prevalence and risks among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, USA
    J Urban Health 82:610-21. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between substance use and sexual risk among very young men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:265-71. 2006

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of HIV infection among young men who have sex with men in New York City
    B A Koblin
    Wolf Szumness Laboratory of Epidemiology, The New York Blood Center, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS 14:1793-800. 2000
    ..To determine the prevalence of HIV infection and risk behaviors among young men who have sex with men (MSM) aged 15-22 years in New York City...
  2. pmc Attitudes about combination HIV therapies: the next generation of gay men at risk
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, New York Blood Center, 310 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urban Health 80:510-9. 2003
    ..Attitudes about HAART were not associated with sexual risk behaviors. Prevention efforts among young MSM should focus on other determinants of risk, but also include information on the changing nature of HIV therapies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Douching practices among women at high risk of HIV infection in the United States: implications for microbicide testing and use
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:406-10. 2002
    ..Douching may interfere with determination of microbicide safety and effectiveness. This practice has not been adequately studied among women at risk of HIV infection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Violence and HIV-related risk among young men who have sex with men
    B A Koblin
    The New York Blood Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    AIDS Care 18:961-7. 2006
    ..HIV prevention interventions need to include multiple factors that may have an impact on risk, including substance use and abuse, anti-violence and other mental-health issues...
  5. pmc Involving women in HIV vaccine efficacy trials: lessons learned from a vaccine preparedness study in New York City
    P Brown-Peterside
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, The New York Blood Center, USA
    J Urban Health 77:425-37. 2000
    ..Successfully retaining these cohorts over time and detecting a high enough HIV seroincidence rate present ongoing challenges that will need to be addressed to ensure women's involvement in future trials in the US...
  6. pmc Retaining hard-to-reach women in HIV prevention and vaccine trials: Project ACHIEVE
    P Brown-Peterside
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, New York Blood Center, NY 10456, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1377-9. 2001
    ..These results suggest that concerns about retaining hard-to-reach populations should not cause these populations to be excluded from HIV vaccine and prevention trials...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of a stage-matched expert system intervention to increase condom use among women at high risk of HIV infection in New York City
    P Brown-Peterside
    Wolf Szmuness Laboratory of Epidemiology, The New York Blood Center, New York City, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:171-81. 2000
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  8. ncbi request reprint Amphetamine use and sexual risk among men who have sex with men: results from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance study--New York City
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1613-28. 2007
    ..This study confirms the association between amphetamine use and sexual risk furthers our understanding of risky circumstances and lays the groundwork for the design of interventions...
  9. pmc Race/ethnic differences in HIV prevalence and risks among adolescent and young adult men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, USA
    J Urban Health 82:610-21. 2005
    ..These findings suggest the need for HIV prevention and testing programs which target young racial/ethnic minority MSM and highlight identified risk factors and behaviors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations between substance use and sexual risk among very young men who have sex with men
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:265-71. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Awareness of HIV prevention strategies under development: word on the street
    Beryl A Koblin
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:232-4. 2008
  12. ncbi request reprint Recent HIV testing among young men who have sex with men: correlates, contexts, and HIV seroconversion
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:183-92. 2006
    ..We evaluated the correlates and contexts of HIV testing within the past year, subsequent risk reduction, and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for HIV infection among men who have sex with men
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, The New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    AIDS 20:731-9. 2006
    ..Risk factors for HIV acquisition were examined in a recent cohort of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of lifetime risk and actual risk for acquiring HIV among young men who have sex with men
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 46, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:263-70. 2007
    ..To increase HIV testing, prevention providers should intensify efforts to assess, and to increase when needed, perceptions of lifetime risks for acquiring HIV among young MSM...
  15. ncbi request reprint Unintentional HIV exposures from young men who have sex with men who disclose being HIV-negative
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 20:1637-44. 2006
    ..To evaluate the proportion of new sexual partners potentially exposed to HIV from young MSM who disclosed being HIV-negative...
  16. pmc The Young Men's Survey phase II: hepatitis B immunization and infection among young men who have sex with men
    Cindy M Weinbaum
    Office of Communications, NCHHSTP, Mailstop E 06, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16000 Clifton Road, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:839-45. 2008
    ..We measured the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization and HBV infection among men aged 23 to 29 years who have sex with men...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk, nitrite inhalant use, and lack of circumcision associated with HIV seroconversion in men who have sex with men in the United States
    Susan P Buchbinder
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:82-9. 2005
    ..8, PAR = 7%). Having a large number of male sex partners, nitrite inhalant use, and engaging in receptive anal sex explained the majority of infections in this cohort and should be targeted in prevention strategies for MSM...
  18. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized HIV infection, risk behaviors, and perceptions of risk among young men who have sex with men: opportunities for advancing HIV prevention in the third decade of HIV/AIDS
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:603-14. 2005
    ..To advance HIV prevention in the third decade of HIV/AIDS, prevention programs must reduce unrecognized infection among young MSM by increasing the demand for and availability of HIV testing services...
  19. pmc HIV prevention services received at health care and HIV test providers by young men who have sex with men: an examination of racial disparities
    Stephanie K Behel
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 85:727-43. 2008
    ..Differential experience with HIV prevention services does not explain the higher HIV prevalence among black and Hispanic MSM...
  20. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled evaluation of a prototype informed consent process for HIV vaccine efficacy trials
    Anne S Coletti
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:161-9. 2003
    ..It is recommended that the prototype informed consent process be adopted for future HIV vaccine efficacy trials as well as for clinical trials in other research areas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among noninjecting drug users in New York City
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Med Virol 70:387-90. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that sniffing or snorting heroin with cocaine may explain the increase frequently found in HCV infection among noninjectors, but further studies are necessary...
  22. pmc High-risk behaviors among men who have sex with men in 6 US cities: baseline data from the EXPLORE Study
    Beryl A Koblin
    New York Blood Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:926-32. 2003
    ..We describe the prevalence of risk behaviors at baseline among men who have sex with men (MSM) who were enrolled in a randomized behavioral intervention trial conducted in 6 US cities...
  23. pmc An individually tailored intervention for HIV prevention: baseline data from the EXPLORE Study
    Margaret A Chesney
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:933-8. 2003
    ..We describe the intervention tested in EXPLORE, an HIV prevention trial aimed at men who have sex with men (MSM), and test the empirical basis of the individually tailored intervention...
  24. pmc Regional patterns and correlates of substance use among young men who have sex with men in 7 US urban areas
    Hanne Thiede
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1915-21. 2003
    ..We sought to characterize substance use patterns in young men who have sex with men (MSM) in 7 US urban areas and sociodemographic characteristics and history associated with such use...
  25. ncbi request reprint Double trouble: violent and non-violent traumas among women at sexual risk of HIV infection
    Pamela Brown-Peterside
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, USA
    Women Health 36:51-64. 2002
    ..This study examines the association between trauma and HIV risk behaviors among women at sexual risk for HIV infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Associations of race/ethnicity with HIV prevalence and HIV-related behaviors among young men who have sex with men in 7 urban centers in the United States
    Nina T Harawa
    County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA 90005, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:526-36. 2004
    ..Prevention programs should address risks in steady partnerships, target young men before sexual initiation with male partners, and tailor interventions to men of color and of lower socioeconomic status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 infection as a risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus acquisition in men who have sex with men
    Cristina Renzi
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:19-25. 2003
    ..HSV-2 increases the risk of HIV acquisition, independent of recognized herpes lesions and behaviors reflecting potential HIV exposure. HSV-2 suppression with antiviral therapy should be evaluated as an HIV prevention strategy among MSM...
  28. ncbi request reprint Repeat HIV testing, risk behaviors, and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men: a call to monitor and improve the practice of prevention
    Duncan A MacKellar
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:76-85. 2002
    ..We compared recent risk behaviors and HIV seroconversion among young men who have sex with men (MSM) who were first-time, infrequent, and repeat HIV testers...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B infection and vaccination among high-risk noninjection drug-using women: baseline data from the UNITY study
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:917-22. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess the extent of HBV infection and vaccination, level of knowledge about hepatitis B, motivators and barriers to accepting vaccination and uptake of hepatitis B vaccine...
  30. pmc Phase 2 study of an HIV-1 canarypox vaccine (vCP1452) alone and in combination with rgp120: negative results fail to trigger a phase 3 correlates trial
    Nina D Russell
    Program in Infectious Diseases, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:203-12. 2007
    ..We conducted a phase 2 trial to determine if a canarypox vaccine candidate (vCP1452) administered with rgp120 subunit protein would "qualify" for a trial to define a correlate of efficacy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Durable HIV-1 antibody and T-cell responses elicited by an adjuvanted multi-protein recombinant vaccine in uninfected human volunteers
    Paul A Goepfert
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 908 20th Street South, CCB 328, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Vaccine 25:510-8. 2007
    ..Use of the recombinant proteins NefTat and gp120(W61D) formulated with the AS02A adjuvant system was previously shown to protect against AIDS in a rhesus macaque SHIV animal model system...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pregnancies among high-risk women in the first ever HIV vaccine efficacy trial
    Pamela Brown-Peterside
    AIDS 17:787-8. 2003
  33. pmc Enrollment of racial/ethnic minorities in NIAID-funded networks of HIV vaccine trials in the United States, 1988 to 2002
    Gaston Djomand
    HIV Vaccine Trials Network, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:543-8. 2005
    ..S. conducted by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)-funded networks from 1988 to 2002...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increased high risk sexual behavior after September 11 in men who have sex with men: an Internet survey
    Mary Ann Chiasson
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, NY 10013, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:527-35. 2005
    ..Counseling about substance abuse and risky sexual behavior should be incorporated into trauma-related programs for adolescents and adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint High-dose recombinant Canarypox vaccine expressing HIV-1 protein, in seronegative human subjects
    Paul A Goepfert
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2050, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1249-59. 2005
    ..0) TCID50 (60 participants) than when given at the regular dose, 10(7.26) TCID50 (40 participants); as a control, a placebo vaccine preparation also was administered (10 participants)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Breakthrough infections during phase 1 and 2 prime-boost HIV-1 vaccine trials with canarypox vectors (ALVAC) and booster dose of recombinant gp120 or gp160
    Deborah Lee
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:903-7. 2004
    ..4, P =.1, and P =.7, respectively). Persons who acquire HIV-1 infection while enrolled in HIV-1 vaccine trials can be successfully followed after infection, to determine whether vaccines alter the course of HIV-1 infection...