Grant N Colfax

Summary

Affiliation: San Francisco General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "Barebacking" in a diverse sample of men who have sex with men
    Gordon Mansergh
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Us centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 16:653-9. 2002
  2. pmc Longitudinal patterns of methamphetamine, popper (amyl nitrite), and cocaine use and high-risk sexual behavior among a cohort of san francisco men who have sex with men
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Research Branch, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i62-70. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors and implications for secondary HIV transmission during and after HIV seroconversion
    Grant N Colfax
    HIV Research Branch, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    AIDS 16:1529-35. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Substance use and sexual risk: a participant- and episode-level analysis among a cohort of men who have sex with men
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Research Branch, CA, 94102 6033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1002-12. 2004
  5. pmc Mirtazapine to reduce methamphetamine use: a randomized controlled trial
    Grant N Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1168-75. 2011
  6. pmc Tripling of methamphetamine/amphetamine use among homeless and marginally housed persons, 1996-2003
    Moupali Das-Douglas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urban Health 85:239-49. 2008
  7. pmc Linkage and retention in HIV care among men who have sex with men in the United States
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S214-22. 2011
  8. 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
  9. pmc Aripiprazole for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Phillip Oliver Coffin
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA University of California, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Addiction 108:751-61. 2013
  10. pmc Decreases in community viral load are accompanied by reductions in new HIV infections in San Francisco
    Moupali Das
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11068. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint "Barebacking" in a diverse sample of men who have sex with men
    Gordon Mansergh
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Us centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 16:653-9. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Longitudinal patterns of methamphetamine, popper (amyl nitrite), and cocaine use and high-risk sexual behavior among a cohort of san francisco men who have sex with men
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Research Branch, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i62-70. 2005
    ..quot; HIV prevention interventions should target MSM who report either light or heavy use of methamphetamines, poppers, and sniffed cocaine...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors and implications for secondary HIV transmission during and after HIV seroconversion
    Grant N Colfax
    HIV Research Branch, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    AIDS 16:1529-35. 2002
    ..To determine the potential for secondary HIV transmission among newly HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) during their HIV antibody seroconversion period, and for the 12 months after seroconversion...
  4. ncbi request reprint Substance use and sexual risk: a participant- and episode-level analysis among a cohort of men who have sex with men
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Research Branch, CA, 94102 6033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1002-12. 2004
    ..The authors concluded that programs aimed at preventing human immunodeficiency virus transmission should emphasize the influence of substance use during sex on increased risk behavior...
  5. pmc Mirtazapine to reduce methamphetamine use: a randomized controlled trial
    Grant N Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1168-75. 2011
    ..No approved pharmacologic treatments for methamphetamine dependence exist. Methamphetamine use is associated with high morbidity and is a major cofactor in the human immunodeficiency virus epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  6. pmc Tripling of methamphetamine/amphetamine use among homeless and marginally housed persons, 1996-2003
    Moupali Das-Douglas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urban Health 85:239-49. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to elucidate the most effective prevention and treatment for MA use and dependence among the H/M...
  7. pmc Linkage and retention in HIV care among men who have sex with men in the United States
    Katerina A Christopoulos
    San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S214-22. 2011
    ..As is the case for HIV-infected populations in general, future research should also focus on identifying the best metrics for measuring engagement in care...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Aripiprazole for the treatment of methamphetamine dependence: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Phillip Oliver Coffin
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA University of California, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Addiction 108:751-61. 2013
    ..To test aripiprazole for efficacy in decreasing use in methamphetamine-dependent adults, compared to placebo...
  10. pmc Decreases in community viral load are accompanied by reductions in new HIV infections in San Francisco
    Moupali Das
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11068. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Affective correlates of stimulant use and adherence to anti-retroviral therapy among HIV-positive methamphetamine users
    Adam W Carrico
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:769-77. 2010
    ..Positive affect may increase the likelihood that individuals will refrain from injection drug use and achieve high levels of ART adherence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Negotiated safety relationships and sexual behavior among a diverse sample of HIV-negative men who have sex with men
    Robert Guzman
    HIV Research Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:82-6. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence of negotiated safety (NS) in a diverse sample of HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM), characteristics of MSM practicing NS, and adherence to NS...
  13. pmc False positive rate of rapid oral fluid HIV tests increases as kits near expiration date
    Shelley N Facente
    HIV Prevention Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e8217. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Amphetamine-group substances and HIV
    Grant Colfax
    HIV Prevention Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Lancet 376:458-74. 2010
    ..The search for effective, scalable, and sustainable interventions for amphetamine-group substance use, including pharmacotherapies, should be supported and encouraged...
  15. ncbi request reprint Negative social impacts among volunteers in an HIV vaccine efficacy trial
    Jonathan Fuchs
    AIDS Office, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:362-8. 2007
    ..Describe the negative social impacts (NSIs) and their predictors in an HIV vaccine efficacy trial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Club drugs and HIV infection: a review
    Grant Colfax
    AIDS Office, HIV AIDS Statistics, Epidemiology, andIntervention Research Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1463-9. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The methamphetamine epidemic: implications for HIV prevention and treatment
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 710, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 2:194-9. 2005
    ..Pharmacologic and structural interventions may prove valuable additional interventions to reduce methamphetamine use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Motivations for participating in an HIV vaccine efficacy trial
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:359-64. 2005
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Using social networks to reach Black MSM for HIV testing and linkage to care
    Vincent Fuqua
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, AIDS Office, CA 94102 6033, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:256-65. 2012
    ..Only a third of unrecognized infections were recruited by a known HIV-positive participant. Linkage to care was a challenge and underscores the need for comprehensive systems and support to link Black MSM to care and treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Anal human papillomavirus infection is associated with HIV acquisition in men who have sex with men
    Peter V Chin-Hong
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    AIDS 23:1135-42. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the association between anal HPV infection and HIV acquisition...
  21. doi request reprint Correlates of HIV infection among transfemales, San Francisco, 2010: results from a respondent-driven sampling study
    Jenna Rapues
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:1485-92. 2013
    ..We evaluated the use of respondent-driven sampling (RDS) among a high-risk population of transfemales. We also obtained up-to-date epidemiological data on HIV infection and related correlates among this population...
  22. pmc Feasibility and acceptability of a phase II randomized pharmacologic intervention for methamphetamine dependence in high-risk men who have sex with men
    Moupali Das
    HIV Prevention Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94102, USA
    AIDS 24:991-1000. 2010
    ..study design: phase ii randomized, double-blind trial of bupropion vs. placebo...
  23. pmc Prevalence and correlates of unknown HIV infection among patients seeking care in a public hospital emergency department
    Nicola M Zetola
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:41-50. 2008
    ..To evaluate the potential for the implementation of routine screening, we determined the prevalence of unknown HIV infection among patients being seen in an urban public hospital ED...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rectal use of nonoxynol-9 among men who have sex with men
    Gordon Mansergh
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 17:905-9. 2003
    ..To assess recent rectal use of nonoxynol-9 (N-9), intent to use the product, and factors associated with N-9 use among men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of pharyngeal gonorrhea in a longitudinal sample of men who have sex with men: the EXPLORE study
    Sheldon R Morris
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1284-9. 2006
    ..We examined the prevalence, incidence, and sociodemographic and behavioral predictors of pharyngeal gonorrhea in a cohort of sexually active, human immunodeficiency virus-negative MSM...
  26. pmc Written informed consent and HIV testing rates: the San Francisco experience
    Moupali Das-Douglas
    Am J Public Health 98:1544-5; author reply 1545. 2008