David R Bangsberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Provider assessment of eligibility for hepatitis C treatment in HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed persons
    Vanessa V Thompson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 19:S208-14. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to protease inhibitors, HIV-1 viral load, and development of drug resistance in an indigent population
    D R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 94110, USA
    AIDS 14:357-66. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Adherence-resistance relationships for protease and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors explained by virological fitness
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, San Francisco, California 94143 1372, USA
    AIDS 20:223-31. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Modeling the HIV protease inhibitor adherence-resistance curve by use of empirically derived estimates
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital AIDS Program, University of California San Francisco, 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:162-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Paradoxes of adherence and drug resistance to HIV antiretroviral therapy
    David R Bangsberg
    The Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, CA 94110, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 53:696-9. 2004
  6. pmc A paradigm shift to prevent HIV drug resistance
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases and Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e111. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Monitoring adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy in routine clinical practice: The past, the present, and the future
    David R Bangsberg
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:249-51. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Preventing HIV antiretroviral resistance through better monitoring of treatment adherence
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S272-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Adherence-resistance relationships to combination HIV antiretroviral therapy
    David R Bangsberg
    San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 100, Room 301, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:65-72. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Provider assessment of adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy
    D R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases and the Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital University of California, San Francisco UCSF 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:435-42. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications105 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Provider assessment of eligibility for hepatitis C treatment in HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed persons
    Vanessa V Thompson
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 19:S208-14. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to protease inhibitors, HIV-1 viral load, and development of drug resistance in an indigent population
    D R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 94110, USA
    AIDS 14:357-66. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between adherence, viral suppression and antiretroviral resistance in HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed people on protease inhibitor (PI) therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adherence-resistance relationships for protease and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors explained by virological fitness
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, San Francisco, California 94143 1372, USA
    AIDS 20:223-31. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Modeling the HIV protease inhibitor adherence-resistance curve by use of empirically derived estimates
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital AIDS Program, University of California San Francisco, 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:162-5. 2004
    ..Higher levels of viral suppression at 100% adherence (a marker of greater regimen potency) progressively reduce the overall population rate of drug resistance and shift the peak resistance rate to lower levels of adherence...
  5. ncbi request reprint Paradoxes of adherence and drug resistance to HIV antiretroviral therapy
    David R Bangsberg
    The Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, CA 94110, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 53:696-9. 2004
    ..These dynamic relationships should be considered in balancing the individual and public health benefits of therapy...
  6. pmc A paradigm shift to prevent HIV drug resistance
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases and Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e111. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Monitoring adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy in routine clinical practice: The past, the present, and the future
    David R Bangsberg
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:249-51. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Preventing HIV antiretroviral resistance through better monitoring of treatment adherence
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S272-8. 2008
    ..Upcoming advances in adherence monitoring present opportunities to better match HIV-disease treatment strategies with individual adherence behavior...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adherence-resistance relationships to combination HIV antiretroviral therapy
    David R Bangsberg
    San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Building 100, Room 301, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:65-72. 2007
    ..Optimal antiretroviral regimens should be constructed such that there is little overlap in the window of adherence that selects for antiretroviral drug resistance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Provider assessment of adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy
    D R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases and the Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital University of California, San Francisco UCSF 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:435-42. 2001
    ..Adherence assessment is an essential component of monitoring HIV antiretroviral therapy. Prior studies suggest that medical providers frequently estimate individual patient adherence inaccurately...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clostridial myonecrosis cluster among injection drug users: a molecular epidemiology investigation
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Box 1372, Room 301, Bldg 100, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:517-22. 2002
    ..Other C perfringens isolates from patients, heroin, and the environment were determined to be polyclonal. We postulate that rapid recognition and public health notification led to rapid resolution of the outbreak...
  12. ncbi request reprint Less than 95% adherence to nonnucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor therapy can lead to viral suppression
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, and the Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:939-41. 2006
    ..Although perfect adherence is an important goal, viral suppression is possible with moderate adherence to potent regimens...
  13. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted self-interviewing (CASI) to improve provider assessment of adherence in routine clinical practice
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:S107-11. 2002
    ..Computer-assisted self-interview technology is an efficient means to identify HIV antiretroviral regimen errors and monitor adherence in order to maximize the benefits of therapy...
  14. pmc Food insecurity is associated with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals in a resource-poor setting
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    AIDS 26:67-75. 2012
    ..We undertook a longitudinal study in rural Uganda to understand the association of food insecurity with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals enrolled in an antiretroviral therapy program...
  15. pmc Food insecurity is associated with incomplete HIV RNA suppression among homeless and marginally housed HIV-infected individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:14-20. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that food insecurity would be associated with poor virologic response among homeless and marginally housed HIV-positive ARV-treated patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint High levels of adherence do not prevent accumulation of HIV drug resistance mutations
    David R Bangsberg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, California, USA
    AIDS 17:1925-32. 2003
    ....
  17. pmc Social, structural and behavioral determinants of overall health status in a cohort of homeless and unstably housed HIV-infected men
    Elise D Riley
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35207. 2012
    ..We empirically ranked factors that longitudinally impact the overall health status of HIV-infected homeless and unstably housed men...
  18. pmc Conceptual framework for understanding the bidirectional links between food insecurity and HIV/AIDS
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1729S-1739S. 2011
    ..More research on the relative importance of each of these pathways is warranted because effective interventions to reduce food insecurity and HIV depend on a rigorous understanding of these multifaceted relationships...
  19. pmc Brief report: Factors associated with depression among homeless and marginally housed HIV-infected men in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:61-4. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of and factors associated with depression among HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed men...
  20. pmc Food insecurity among homeless and marginally housed individuals living with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:841-8. 2009
    ..Screening for and addressing food insecurity should be a critical component of HIV prevention and treatment programs...
  21. pmc Revolving doors: imprisonment among the homeless and marginally housed population
    Margot B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco at SF General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1747-52. 2005
    ..We studied a sample of homeless and marginally housed adults to examine whether a history of imprisonment was associated with differences in health status, drug use, and sexual behaviors among the homeless...
  22. pmc Failure to initiate antiretroviral therapy, loss to follow-up and mortality among HIV-infected patients during the pre-ART period in Uganda
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:e64-71. 2013
    ..An accurate understanding, however, of the pace and completeness of ART initiation and mortality during the waiting period is obscured by frequent losses to follow-up...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy in the homeless population in San Francisco: a prospective study
    Andrew R Moss
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1190-8. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The independent effect of drug resistance on T cell activation in HIV infection
    Peter W Hunt
    Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    AIDS 20:691-9. 2006
    ....
  25. pmc A causal framework for understanding the effect of losses to follow-up on epidemiologic analyses in clinic-based cohorts: the case of HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS and Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 995 Potrero Avenue, Building 80, Box 0874, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1080-7. 2012
    ..A sampling-based approach can in general strengthen epidemiologic analyses conducted in many clinic-based cohorts, including those examining other diseases...
  26. ncbi request reprint Higher rates of viral suppression with nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors compared to single protease inhibitors are not explained by better adherence
    Sheri D Weiser
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 5:278-87. 2004
    ..We therefore examined adherence and viral suppression in NNRTI and single-PI regimens in a cohort of largely ARV-experienced participants by using objective measures of adherence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy, hepatitis C virus, and AIDS mortality among San Francisco's homeless and marginally housed
    Elise D Riley
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:191-5. 2005
    ..HIV is the major cause of death in this population, whereas the impact of HCV infection seems to be minimal. Sustained ARV treatment significantly reduces the risk of death among the homeless...
  28. pmc Tracking a sample of patients lost to follow-up has a major impact on understanding determinants of survival in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:63-9. 2010
    ..Losses to follow-up, however, are high in these settings and may lead to bias in understanding the determinants of mortality...
  29. pmc Food insecurity is associated with greater acute care utilization among HIV-infected homeless and marginally housed individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, POB 0874, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:91-8. 2013
    ..There are few data on the extent to which food insecurity impacts patterns of health-care utilization among HIV-infected individuals...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes in food insecurity, nutritional status, and physical health status after antiretroviral therapy initiation in rural Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:179-86. 2012
    ..To investigate whether time on antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with improvements in food security and nutritional status, and the extent to which associations are mediated by improved physical health status...
  31. ncbi request reprint HIV seroconversion among the homeless and marginally housed in San Francisco: a ten-year study
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1347, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1616-9. 2004
    ..Policy implications are that HIV resources aimed at the more stable, older homeless population should probably focus on treatment, while prevention efforts, conversely, should probably be targeted to younger homeless persons...
  32. pmc Retention in care and connection to care among HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in Africa: estimation via a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21797. 2011
    ..Yet many lost patients may have "silently" transferred and deaths shortly after the last clinic visit more likely represent limitations in clinical care rather than access to care after initial linkage...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of chronic hepatitis C on health-related quality of life in homeless and marginally housed individuals with HIV
    Judith I Tsui
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:603-10. 2007
    ..These results suggest that co-infection with HCV may have an adverse effect on HRQOL among homeless and marginally housed individuals with HIV...
  34. pmc Sexual relationship power and depression among HIV-infected women in Rural Uganda
    Abigail M Hatcher
    Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e49821. 2012
    ..Low sexual relationship power also contributes to HIV risk, but there is limited understanding of how it relates to mental health among HIV-infected women...
  35. pmc Directly observed antidepressant medication treatment and HIV outcomes among homeless and marginally housed HIV-positive adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Alexander C Tsai
    Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:308-15. 2013
    ..We assessed whether directly observed fluoxetine treatment reduced depression symptom severity and improved HIV outcomes among homeless and marginally housed HIV-positive adults in San Francisco, California, from 2002 to 2008...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint A simple, dynamic measure of antiretroviral therapy adherence predicts failure to maintain HIV-1 suppression
    Robert Gross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:1108-14. 2006
    ....
  38. pmc HIV seroprevalence among homeless and marginally housed adults in San Francisco
    Marjorie J Robertson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1207-17. 2004
    ..We report HIV seroprevalence and risk factors for urban indigent adults...
  39. pmc Cash benefits are associated with lower risk behavior among the homeless and marginally housed in San Francisco
    Elise D Riley
    University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Urban Health 82:142-50. 2005
    ..These data suggest that government subsidies are associated with positive health behaviors among the urban poor...
  40. pmc Food insecurity and risky sexual behaviors among homeless and marginally housed HIV-infected individuals in San Francisco
    Nicholas S Vogenthaler
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue, O1, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:1688-93. 2013
    ..Measures to alleviate food insecurity may play a role in decreasing secondary HIV transmission...
  41. pmc The association between use of non-injection drug implements and hepatitis C virus antibody status in homeless and marginally housed persons in San Francisco
    Keith A Hermanstyne
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, Box 0984, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:330-9. 2012
    ..To date research on transmission of HCV via shared implements used to snort or smoke non-injection drugs has been inconclusive...
  42. pmc Implementation of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit is associated with antiretroviral therapy interruptions
    Moupali Das-Douglas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:1-9. 2009
    ..Directed interventions to monitor the long-term effects of increased cost burden on interruptions and clinical outcomes and to reduce cost burden are necessary to avoid preventable increases in morbidity and mortality...
  43. pmc Steady state bioequivalence of generic and innovator formulations of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine in HIV-infected Ugandan adults
    Jayne Byakika-Tusiime
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e3981. 2008
    ..We compared the steady-state pharmacokinetics of lamivudine, stavudine and nevirapine in HIV-infected subjects who were receiving a generic formulation (Triomune) or the corresponding brand formulations (Epivir, Zerit, and Viramune)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Are untimed antiretroviral drug levels useful predictors of adherence behavior?
    Cheryl A Liechty
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS 18:127-9. 2004
    ..An abnormally low drug level was associated with a higher viral load. A single abnormally low untimed antiretroviral drug level can identify an individual with very low adherence at high risk of HIV disease progression and death...
  45. doi request reprint Treatment as long-term prevention: sustained reduction in HIV sexual transmission risk with use of antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda
    Mark J Siedner
    aMassachusetts General Hospital, Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bMbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda cChester M Pierce MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dUniversity of California, San Francisco, California, USA eRagon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital MIT and Harvard, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:267-71. 2014
    ..We sought to measure the frequency and correlates of periods of transmission risk among individuals taking ART during multiple years of observation in rural, southwestern Uganda...
  46. pmc Trends in the clinical characteristics of HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania between 2002 and 2009
    Elvin 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...
  47. pmc Gender-specific correlates of sex trade among homeless and marginally housed individuals in San Francisco
    Sheri D Weiser
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Urban Health 83:736-40. 2006
    ..Our findings highlight the critical need to develop long-term services to improve housing status for homeless women, mental health services for homeless men, and drug treatment services for homeless adults involved in sex work...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of a formulary switch from ticarcillin-clavulanate to piperacillin-tazobactam on colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci
    Lisa G Winston
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco and SF General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:462-9. 2004
    ..The prevalence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) is increasing, despite infection control measures. Limited data link ticarcillin-clavulanate to higher VRE prevalence...
  49. pmc Food insecurity as a barrier to sustained antiretroviral therapy adherence in Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10340. 2010
    ....
  50. pmc Impact of CD8+ T-cell activation on CD4+ T-cell recovery and mortality in HIV-infected Ugandans initiating antiretroviral therapy
    Peter W Hunt
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    AIDS 25:2123-31. 2011
    ..To assess whether T-cell activation independently predicts the extent of CD4(+) T-cell recovery and mortality in HIV-infected Ugandans initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  51. pmc Basic subsistence needs and overall health among human immunodeficiency virus-infected homeless and unstably housed women
    Elise D Riley
    University of California at San Francisco, UCSF Box 0874, San Francisco, CA 94143 0874, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:515-22. 2011
    ....
  52. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection in San Francisco's HIV-infected urban poor
    Christopher S Hall
    Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:357-65. 2004
    ..To measure Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) prevalence, incidence, and initiation of HCV therapy in a representative HIV-infected cohort of the urban poor...
  53. pmc Cytomegalovirus-specific T cells persist at very high levels during long-term antiretroviral treatment of HIV disease
    David M Naeger
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8886. 2010
    ..The impact of untreated and treated HIV infection on the frequency of these cells remains undefined...
  54. doi request reprint Reversal of the Kynurenine pathway of tryptophan catabolism may improve depression in ART-treated HIV-infected Ugandans
    Priscilla Martinez
    Norwegian Center for Addiction Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Alcohol Research Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Division of Global Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, CA Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA and Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT and Harvard, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:456-62. 2014
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of associations between food insecurity, antiretroviral adherence and HIV treatment outcomes in rural Uganda
    Sheri D Weiser
    aDivision of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco bDepartment of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California cDepartment of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina dMassachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA eMbarara University of Science and Technology Mbarara, Uganda fUnited Nations World Food Programme, Rome, Italy gDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF, San Francisco, California hRagon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University iDepartment of Global Health and Social Equity, Harvard Medical School jDepartment of Global Health and Populations, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:115-20. 2014
    ..We undertook a longitudinal study in rural Uganda to estimate the associations between food insecurity and HIV treatment outcomes...
  56. pmc Occurrence and characteristics of chronic pain in a community-based cohort of indigent adults living with HIV infection
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Pain 12:1004-16. 2011
    ..Findings from this study suggest that chronic pain is a significant problem in this high risk, socioeconomically disadvantaged group of patients with HIV disease and high rates of previous or concurrent use of illicit drugs...
  57. ncbi request reprint Depression and drug use impact health status among marginally housed HIV-infected individuals
    Elise D Riley
    University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:401-6. 2003
    ..It appeared that depression and drug-related variables were associated with multiple dimensions of health status in this population. Interventions to treat depression and addiction may improve the health status of HIV-infected HMH...
  58. pmc Understanding reasons for and outcomes of patients lost to follow-up in antiretroviral therapy programs in Africa through a sampling-based approach
    Elvin H Geng
    Division of HIV AIDS at San Francisco General Hospital, 995 Potrero Avenue, Building 80, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:405-11. 2010
    ..We sought to characterize, through a sampling-based approach, reasons for and outcomes of patients who become lost to follow-up...
  59. pmc Biomarker testing to estimate under-reported heavy alcohol consumption by persons with HIV initiating ART in Uganda
    Judith A Hahn
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0811, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1265-8. 2010
    ..These results suggest likely under-report in those reporting abstaining and current drinking. Improved identification of heavy alcohol consumption is needed for research and clinical purposes...
  60. pmc The risk of virologic failure decreases with duration of HIV suppression, at greater than 50% adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Michael Rosenblum
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7196. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the percent adherence to antiretroviral therapy necessary to maintain HIV suppression would decrease with longer duration of viral suppression...
  61. pmc BRIEF REPORT: the aging of the homeless population: fourteen-year trends in San Francisco
    Judith A Hahn
    Epi Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:775-8. 2006
    ..Homelessness is associated with high rates of health and substance use problems...
  62. pmc Origins of community strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edwin D Charlebois
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCSF and Clinical Laboratory, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:47-54. 2004
    ..In a nonoutbreak setting, the hospital was the main source of community MRSA; however, the presence of genetically distinct and diverse MRSA strains indicates MRSA strains now also originate from the community...
  63. pmc Diminishing availability of publicly funded slots for antiretroviral initiation among HIV-infected ART-eligible patients in Uganda
    Elvin 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...
  64. pmc Psychiatric correlates of HAART utilization and viral load among HIV-positive impoverished persons
    Adam W Carrico
    University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, California, USA
    AIDS 25:1113-8. 2011
    ..This study administered a validated screener to examine psychiatric correlates of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) utilization and viral load...
  65. pmc Factors associated with seronegative chronic hepatitis C virus infection in HIV infection
    Gabriel Chamie
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:577-83. 2007
    ..However, associated factors are not well established because of the small number of reported cases...
  66. pmc The association between food insecurity and mortality among HIV-infected individuals on HAART
    Sheri D Weiser
    Department of Medicine, Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1372, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:342-9. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between food insecurity and mortality among HIV-infected antiretroviral therapy-treated individuals in Vancouver, British Columbia, and whether body max index (BMI) modified associations...
  67. pmc Relationship between minority nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor resistance mutations, adherence, and the risk of virologic failure
    Jonathan Z Li
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 26:185-92. 2012
    ..To evaluate the risk of virologic failure conferred by suboptimal adherence to nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) and minority NNRTI resistance mutations...
  68. pmc Comparison of an interferon-gamma release assay with tuberculin skin testing in HIV-infected individuals
    Annie F Luetkemeyer
    HIV AIDS Division, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Fracisco, San Francisco, Box 0874, Building 80, 995 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:737-42. 2007
    ..Although interferon (IFN)-gamma release assays are approved for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), limited data exist regarding their performance in HIV infection...
  69. ncbi request reprint The HIV epidemic among individuals with mental illness in the United States
    Sheri D Weiser
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 1:186-92. 2004
    ..We need to improve our design of prevention, screening, and treatment programs to better reach individuals with comorbid HIV and mental illness...
  70. pmc Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) as a biomarker of alcohol consumption in HIV-positive patients in sub-Saharan Africa
    Judith A Hahn
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0886, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:854-62. 2012
    ..Our goal was to examine the test characteristics of a direct metabolite of alcohol consumption, phosphatidylethanol (PEth)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Multiple validated measures of adherence indicate high levels of adherence to generic HIV antiretroviral therapy in a resource-limited setting
    Jessica H Oyugi
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center and San Francisco General Hospital AIDS Program, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:1100-2. 2004
    ..There are no validated measures of adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy in resource-poor settings. Such measures are essential to understand the unique barriers to adherence as access to HIV antiretroviral therapy expands...
  72. ncbi request reprint Seven steps to better adherence: a practical approach to promoting adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Edward L Machtinger
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    AIDS Read 17:43-51. 2007
    ..These steps can serve as a starting point or review for care providers working to support HIV-positive patients to successfully adhere to antiretroviral therapy...
  73. pmc Internet use among Ugandan adolescents: implications for HIV intervention
    Michele L Ybarra
    Internet Solutions for Kids, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e433. 2006
    ..To determine the utility of developing technology-based interventions in resource-limited settings, availability and patterns of usage of the Internet first need to be assessed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Population-based community prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the urban poor of San Francisco
    Edwin D Charlebois
    Department of Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:425-33. 2002
    ..Only 2 individuals (0.24%) with MRSA had no known risk factors. A total of 22 of 23 community MRSA genotypically matched clinical MRSA isolates, with 15 of 23 isolates identical to MRSA clones endemic among hospitalized patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium under a selective isolation policy at an urban county hospital
    Lisa G Winston
    University of California, San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
    Am J Infect Control 30:400-6. 2002
    ..About 12% of patients with VREF are isolated for reasons such as draining wounds and uncontrolled diarrhea...
  76. pmc Regional anthropometry changes in antiretroviral-naïve persons initiating a Zidovudine-containing regimen in Mbarara, Uganda
    Vanessa Thompson
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94121, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:785-91. 2011
    ..Gains in the tricep skinfold, a reliable marker of subcutaneous fat, appeared blunted, which could indicate an inhibitory effect of zidovudine on peripheral subcutaneous fat recovery...
  77. ncbi request reprint Doubts about DOT: antiretroviral therapy for resource-poor countries
    Cheryl A Liechty
    Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS 17:1383-7. 2003
    ..Directly observed therapy programs developed for tuberculosis (TB) have been suggested as a model for the provision of HIV medications in resource-poor countries in order to ensure adherence and prevent drug resistance...
  78. pmc High levels of subgenomic HCV plasma RNA in immunosilent infections
    Flavien Bernardin
    Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Virology 365:446-56. 2007
    ..The absence of immunological pressure and a high viral load may therefore promote the emergence of truncated HCV subgenomic replicons in vivo...
  79. pmc Interactive "Video Doctor" counseling reduces drug and sexual risk behaviors among HIV-positive patients in diverse outpatient settings
    Paul Gilbert
    Division of Behavioral Sciences, Professionalism, and Ethics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e1988. 2008
    ..Positive Choice, an interactive, patient-tailored computer program, was developed in the United States to improve clinic-based assessment and counseling for risky behaviors...
  80. ncbi request reprint Hepatotoxicity during nevirapine-based fixed-dose combination antiretroviral therapy in kampala, Uganda
    Judith A Hahn
    Epidemiology and Preventions Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 6:83-6. 2007
    ..However, there is concern about the potential hepatotoxicity of these regimens...
  81. pmc Routine HIV testing in Botswana: a population-based study on attitudes, practices, and human rights concerns
    Sheri D Weiser
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e261. 2006
    ..The Botswana government recently implemented a policy of routine or "opt-out" HIV testing in response to the high prevalence of HIV infection, estimated at 37% of adults...
  82. pmc Food insufficiency is associated with high-risk sexual behavior among women in Botswana and Swaziland
    Sheri D Weiser
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 4:1589-97; discussion 1598. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that food insufficiency is associated with HIV transmission behavior...
  83. pmc A population-based study on alcohol and high-risk sexual behaviors in Botswana
    Sheri D Weiser
    Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e392. 2006
    ..While alcohol use is strongly associated with HIV infection in Africa, few population-based studies have characterized the association of alcohol use with specific high-risk sexual behaviors...
  84. pmc TGF-beta and IL-10 production by HIV-specific CD8+ T cells is regulated by CTLA-4 signaling on CD4+ T cells
    Mohamed Elrefaei
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e8194. 2009
    ..Our study suggests that CTLA-4 Signaling on CD4+ T cells regulates the inhibitory functions of the HIV-specific suppressor CD8+ T cells...
  85. ncbi request reprint Adherence is not a barrier to successful antiretroviral therapy in South Africa
    Catherine Orrell
    Diana, Princess of Wales HIV Research Unit, Somerset Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 17:1369-75. 2003
    ..To determine adherence of an indigent African HIV-infected cohort initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART); to identify predictors of incomplete adherence (< 95%) and virologic failure (> 400 HIV RNA copies/ml)...
  86. ncbi request reprint Measuring adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a diverse population using a visual analogue scale
    Thomas P Giordano
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    HIV Clin Trials 5:74-9. 2004
    ..To examine the performance of an instrument to assess adherence based on a visual analogue scale, compared to an instrument based on 3-day recall, using unannounced pill counts in the place of residence as the gold standard...
  87. pmc Emergence of drug resistance is associated with an increased risk of death among patients first starting HAART
    Robert S Hogg
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e356. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of the emergence of drug-resistance mutations on survival among persons initiating HAART...
  88. ncbi request reprint Examining theoretic models of adherence for validity in resource-limited settings. A heuristic approach
    Norma C Ware
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:S18-22. 2006
    ..Examples for the illustrative exercise come from preliminary qualitative research in HIV/AIDS treatment settings in Mbarara, Uganda and Jos, Nigeria...
  89. ncbi request reprint Treatment interruptions predict resistance in HIV-positive individuals purchasing fixed-dose combination antiretroviral therapy in Kampala, Uganda
    Jessica H Oyugi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS 21:965-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate adherence, treatment interruptions, and outcomes in patients purchasing antiretroviral fixed-dose combination (FDC) therapy...
  90. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of plasma HIV RNA level on rate of CD4 T-cell decline in untreated HIV infection
    Benigno Rodriguez
    Center for AIDS Research, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    JAMA 296:1498-506. 2006
    ..Plasma human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA level predicts HIV disease progression, but the extent to which it explains the variability in rate of CD4 cell depletion is poorly characterized...
  91. ncbi request reprint Expanding access to HIV antiretroviral therapy among marginalized populations in the developed world
    Evan Wood
    AIDS 17:2419-27. 2003
  92. ncbi request reprint Belief in divine healing can be a barrier to antiretroviral therapy adherence in Uganda
    Jane Wanyama
    Infectious Disease Institute, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS 21:1486-7. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint HIV counseling and testing practices at an urban hospital in Kampala, Uganda
    Rhoda Wanyenze
    Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 10:361-7. 2006
    ..The findings indicate that hospitals are important venues for HIV counseling and testing...
  94. pmc Early loss of HIV-infected patients on potent antiretroviral therapy programmes in lower-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:559-67. 2008
    ..To analyse the early loss of patients to antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in resource-limited settings...
  95. pmc Not all missed doses are the same: sustained NNRTI treatment interruptions predict HIV rebound at low-to-moderate adherence levels
    Jean Jacques Parienti
    Clinical Research and Biostatistics Department, Cote de Nacre University Hospital, Caen, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e2783. 2008
    ..We examined medication event monitoring system (MEMS) defined adherence patterns and their relation to subsequent virologic rebound...
  96. doi request reprint 100% adherence study: educational workshops vs. video sessions to improve adherence among ART-naïve patients in Salvador, Brazil
    Marcia Sampaio-Sa
    Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    AIDS Behav 12:S54-62. 2008
    ..8% and 61.8% using ITT, respectively. No differences were found in self-reported adherence, viral load or pharmacy records between groups. We found that the educational workshop intervention does not increase adherence to ART...
  97. ncbi request reprint The effect of adherence on the association between depressive symptoms and mortality among HIV-infected individuals first initiating HAART
    Viviane D Lima
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, 608 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    AIDS 21:1175-83. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of depressive symptoms on mortality among HIV/AIDS patients first initiating HAART and the potential role of patient adherence as a confounder and effect modifier in this association...
  98. doi request reprint Gender and the use of antiretroviral treatment in resource-constrained settings: findings from a multicenter collaboration
    Paula Braitstein
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:47-55. 2008
    ....
  99. pmc How to Take HIV antiretroviral medications on time without a watch in rural Uganda
    Marissa Maier
    PLoS Med 3:e161. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint Mortality of HIV-1-infected patients in the first year of antiretroviral therapy: comparison between low-income and high-income countries
    Paula Braitstein
    Lancet 367:817-24. 2006
    ..We compared baseline characteristics and outcomes during the first year of HAART between HIV-1-infected patients in low-income and high-income settings...
  101. pmc Tuberculosis after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in low-income and high-income countries
    Martin W G Brinkhof
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Berne, Finkenhubelweg 11, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1518-21. 2007
    ..48 (95% confidence interval, 0.36-0.64) in low-income countries and 0.36 (95% confidence interval, 0.26-0.50) in high-income countries. A low CD4 cell count at the start of therapy was the most important risk factor in both settings...

Research Grants5

  1. HIV Outcomes Research and Training in Uganda
    David Bangsberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Antiretviral therapy adherence in resource poor setting
    David Bangsberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This will be a first and necessary step to identifying the distribution and predictors of adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy in a resource poor setting. ..
  3. Alcohol use and ARV treatment outcomes in Uganda
    David Bangsberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This research will be an essential first step to determine the impact of alcohol on treatment outcomes to expanding antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  4. A RCT of HIV Adherence Case Management and Modified DOT
    Margot Kushel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Outcomes will be assessed quarterly during the 6-month intervention and during a 6 month post-intervention period to examine the durability of the intervention effect. ..