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  1. ncbi Prevalence of rectal, urethral, and pharyngeal chlamydia and gonorrhea detected in 2 clinical settings among men who have sex with men: San Francisco, California, 2003
    Charlotte K Kent
    Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:67-74. 2005
  2. pmc Sex worker health: San Francisco style
    D Cohan
    UCSF, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Ward 6D San Francisco General Hospital Department of Obstetrics Gynecology San Francisco, CA 94110 USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:418-22. 2006
  3. ncbi Commercial sex work and risk of HIV infection among young drug-injecting men who have sex with men in San Francisco
    Oliver Bacon
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, and the Positive Health Program, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, California 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:228-34. 2006
  4. ncbi Social class, race/ethnicity, and incidence of breast, cervix, colon, lung, and prostate cancer among Asian, Black, Hispanic, and White residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, 1988-92 (United States)
    N Krieger
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 10:525-37. 1999
  5. doi Relative abundance and diversity of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in the San Francisco Bay estuary
    Annika C Mosier
    Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:3002-16. 2008
  6. pmc Maternal DDT exposures in relation to fetal and 5-year growth
    Todd A Jusko
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 17:692-700. 2006
  7. ncbi A molecular epidemiological assessment of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in San Francisco
    Adrian Ong
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:25-31. 2004
  8. ncbi Spatial profiles of hsp70 proteins in Asian clam (Potamocorbula amurensis) in northern San Francisco Bay may be linked to natural rather than anthropogenic stressors
    I Werner
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mar Environ Res 50:379-84. 2000
  9. 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
  10. pmc Increases in sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour without a concurrent increase in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: a suggestion of HIV serosorting?
    H M Truong
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:461-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi Prevalence of rectal, urethral, and pharyngeal chlamydia and gonorrhea detected in 2 clinical settings among men who have sex with men: San Francisco, California, 2003
    Charlotte K Kent
    Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:67-74. 2005
    ..However, in most clinical settings, rectal chlamydial testing is not performed for MSM, and primarily sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics alone perform routine rectal and pharyngeal gonorrhea screening for asymptomatic men...
  2. pmc Sex worker health: San Francisco style
    D Cohan
    UCSF, 1001 Potrero Avenue, Ward 6D San Francisco General Hospital Department of Obstetrics Gynecology San Francisco, CA 94110 USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:418-22. 2006
    To describe the characteristics of sex workers accessing care at a peer based clinic in San Francisco and to evaluate predictors of sexually transmitted infections (STI).
  3. ncbi Commercial sex work and risk of HIV infection among young drug-injecting men who have sex with men in San Francisco
    Oliver Bacon
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, and the Positive Health Program, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, California 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:228-34. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between sex work and HIV infection among young injection drug-using men who have sex with men (MSM-IDU)...
  4. ncbi Social class, race/ethnicity, and incidence of breast, cervix, colon, lung, and prostate cancer among Asian, Black, Hispanic, and White residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, 1988-92 (United States)
    N Krieger
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 10:525-37. 1999
    ....
  5. doi Relative abundance and diversity of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in the San Francisco Bay estuary
    Annika C Mosier
    Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:3002-16. 2008
    ..of ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) and betaproteobacteria (beta-AOB) across physicochemical gradients in San Francisco Bay--the largest estuary on the west coast of the USA...
  6. pmc Maternal DDT exposures in relation to fetal and 5-year growth
    Todd A Jusko
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 17:692-700. 2006
    ..Furthermore, only a portion of these studies have investigated in utero exposures and growth during childhood...
  7. ncbi A molecular epidemiological assessment of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in San Francisco
    Adrian Ong
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:25-31. 2004
    ..We studied all cases of extrapulmonary TB reported in San Francisco during 1991-2000 to determine risk factors for extrapulmonary TB and the proportion caused by recent infection...
  8. ncbi Spatial profiles of hsp70 proteins in Asian clam (Potamocorbula amurensis) in northern San Francisco Bay may be linked to natural rather than anthropogenic stressors
    I Werner
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mar Environ Res 50:379-84. 2000
    Multi-year investigations in northern San Francisco Bay by United States Geological Survey have linked reduced condition indices in populations of Asian clam (Potamocorbula amurensis) with elevated cadmium tissue concentrations...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Increases in sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour without a concurrent increase in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: a suggestion of HIV serosorting?
    H M Truong
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 82:461-6. 2006
    Sexually transmitted infections (STI) and unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) have been increasing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco. However, HIV incidence has stabilised.
  11. ncbi Physician-patient relationships, patient satisfaction, and antiretroviral medication Adherence among HIV-infected adults attending a public health clinic
    Kathleen Johnston Roberts
    Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1551, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 16:43-50. 2002
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  12. pmc HIV prevalence and risk behaviors among men who have sex with men and inject drugs in San Francisco
    Alex H Kral
    Urban Health Studies, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 3180 18th Street Suite 302, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i43-50. 2005
    ..States. This study analyzes data collected from 357 MSM-IDU in San Francisco between 1998 and 2002 to examine how risk behaviors differ by HIV serostatus and self-identified sexual ..
  13. ncbi Amphetamine use is associated with increased HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in San Francisco
    Kate Buchacz
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS 19:1423-4. 2005
    ..amphetamine use and HIV incidence for 2991 men who have sex with men (MSM) who tested anonymously for HIV in San Francisco. HIV incidence among 290 amphetamine users was 6.3% per year (95% CI 1.9-10.6%), compared with 2...
  14. pmc Race, place and AIDS: the role of socioeconomic context on racial disparities in treatment and survival in San Francisco
    Michael Arnold
    Center for AIDS Prevention, University of California San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:121-8. 2009
    ..the role of neighborhood socioeconomic context on racial/ethnic differences in AIDS treatment and survival in San Francisco. The study population encompassed 4211 San Francisco residents diagnosed with AIDS between 1996 and 2001...
  15. doi Locating unrecognized HIV infections among men who have sex with men: San Francisco and Los Angeles
    H Fisher Raymond
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:408-19. 2008
    ..into multiple logistic regression models to then characterize unrecognized HIV infections in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In Los Angeles, public sex environments have the highest likelihood of having men who have sex with men (MSM) ..
  16. pmc Attitudes about prescribing take-home naloxone to injection drug users for the management of heroin overdose: a survey of street-recruited injectors in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Karen H Seal
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Urban Health 80:291-301. 2003
    ..During November 1999 to February 2000, we surveyed 82 street-recruited IDUs from the San Francisco Bay Area of California who had experienced one or more heroin overdose events...
  17. pmc Gender differences in sexual and injection risk behavior among active young injection drug users in San Francisco (the UFO Study)
    Jennifer L Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Urban Health 80:137-46. 2003
    ..In 2000-2002, 844 young (<30 years old) IDUs were surveyed in San Francisco. We compared self-reported risk behavior between 584 males and 260 female participants from cross-sectional ..
  18. pmc Bartonella quintana in body lice and head lice from homeless persons, San Francisco, California, USA
    Denise L Bonilla
    California Department of Public Health, Vector Borne Disease Section, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:912-5. 2009
    ..Past reports have shown Bartonella spp. infections in homeless populations in San Francisco, California, USA...
  19. pmc Risk behaviors after hepatitis C virus seroconversion in young injection drug users in San Francisco
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:160-3. 2009
    ..This study prospectively examined young injection drug users (IDU) to determine if behaviors changed after they were made aware of HCV seroconversion...
  20. pmc Physicians' communication with patients about adherence to HIV medication in San Francisco and Copenhagen: a qualitative study using Grounded Theory
    Toke S Barfod
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:154. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to explore and conceptualize patterns and difficulties in physicians' work with patients' adherence to HIV medication. No previous studies on this subject have directly observed physicians' behavior...
  21. ncbi Occupation and adult gliomas in the San Francisco Bay Area
    Geetha Krishnan
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, California 94102, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:639-47. 2003
    ..histories of 879 glioma cases diagnosed between August 1991 to April 1994 and May 1997 to August 1999 in the San Francisco Bay Area and 864 controls...
  22. ncbi Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in San Francisco Bay
    J A Davis
    San Francisco Estuary Institute, 7770 Pardee Lane, Oakland, CA 94621, USA
    Environ Res 105:67-86. 2007
    b>San Francisco Bay is facing a legacy of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) spread widely across the land surface of the watershed, mixed deep into the sediment of the Bay, and contaminating the Bay food web to a degree that poses health ..
  23. doi Methamphetamine use, sexual activity, patient-provider communication, and medication adherence among HIV-infected patients in care, San Francisco 2004-2006
    Carina Marquez
    Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:575-82. 2009
    ..The survey was conducted at the two University of California, San Francisco outpatient HIV clinics: at Moffitt Hospital (Moffitt), serving primarily privately insured patients, and at ..
  24. doi Intensity-modulated chemoradiation for treatment of stage III and IV oropharyngeal carcinoma: the University of California-San Francisco experience
    Kim Huang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0226, USA
    Cancer 113:497-507. 2008
    ..Treatment outcomes for stage III and IV oropharyngeal carcinoma treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and concurrent chemotherapy without prior surgical resection were reviewed...
  25. ncbi Population-based patterns of human immunodeficiency virus-related Hodgkin lymphoma in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 1988-1998
    Sally L Glaser
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer 98:300-9. 2003
    ..of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) have not been examined in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, a center of the HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic, for a decade, despite ..
  26. ncbi Azithromycin-resistant syphilis infection: San Francisco, California, 2000-2004
    Samuel J Mitchell
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:337-45. 2006
    ..After reports of azithromycin treatment failures in San Francisco, we investigated the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of patients with syphilis due to azithromycin-..
  27. ncbi Whole grains and risk of pancreatic cancer in a large population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
    June M Chan
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118 1944, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1174-85. 2007
    ..Grain intake was examined in a population-based case-control study of pancreatic cancer in the San Francisco Bay Area (1995-1999)...
  28. ncbi Signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer: a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay area
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94118 1944, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:510-7. 2004
    ..Our aim was to collect and analyze data in a population-based study on signs and symptoms of disease reported by patients with pancreatic cancer and control participants to contribute to earlier detection and better prognosis...
  29. ncbi Trends in causes of death among persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, San Francisco, 1994-1998
    Janice K Louie
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:1023-7. 2002
    ..the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), trends in causes of death among persons with AIDS in San Francisco who died between 1994 and 1998 were analyzed...
  30. pmc HIV risk behaviors among male-to-female transgender persons of color in San Francisco
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1193-9. 2004
    ..The authors examined HIV risk behaviors among African American, Asian/Pacific Islander (API), and Latina male-to-female (MTF) transgender persons in order to improve HIV prevention programs...
  31. pmc Sexual and injection risk among women who inject methamphetamine in San Francisco
    Jennifer Lorvick
    Urban Health Program, RTI International, 28 2nd Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    J Urban Health 83:497-505. 2006
    ..This paper examines female methamphetamine injectors in San Francisco, CA, from 2003-2005...
  32. ncbi A tale of two futures: HIV and antiretroviral therapy in San Francisco
    S M Blower
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus, Box 0414, San Francisco, CA 94143 0414, USA
    Science 287:650-4. 2000
    ..immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections and averting acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) deaths in the San Francisco gay community over the next 10 years was predicted...
  33. ncbi High prevalence of abscesses and cellulitis among community-recruited injection drug users in San Francisco
    I A Binswanger
    Urban Health Study, Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1304, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 30:579-81. 2000
    ..Abscesses are extremely prevalent among IDUs in San Francisco. Skin-popping is a major risk factor, and self-treatment is common.
  34. 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...
  35. pmc IgE, allergy, and risk of glioma: update from the San Francisco Bay Area Adult Glioma Study in the temozolomide era
    Joseph L Wiemels
    Department of Neurosurgery and Epidemiology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 0441, USA
    Int J Cancer 125:680-7. 2009
    ..These results have implications for the study of immunologic factors in glioma as well as for immunotherapy protocols for treating glioma...
  36. ncbi Healthcare reform with a safety net: lessons from San Francisco
    Andrew B Bindman
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:747-50. 2009
    ..b>San Francisco, California, is implementing several innovative programs to strengthen the financial viability of its ..
  37. ncbi Opioids for chronic nonmalignant pain. Attitudes and practices of primary care physicians in the UCSF/Stanford Collaborative Research Network. University of California, San Francisco
    M Potter
    Department of Family and Community Medicine University of California, San Francisco 94143 0900, USA
    J Fam Pract 50:145-51. 2001
    ..We hoped to determine the attitudes and practices of primary care physicians regarding the use of opioids to treat chronic nonmalignant pain (CNMP). We also examined the factors associated with the willingness to prescribe opioids for CNMP...
  38. ncbi Community-based rapid HIV testing in homeless and marginally housed adults in San Francisco
    J B Bucher
    University of California, San Francisco UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    HIV Med 8:28-31. 2007
    ..Standard two-step HIV testing is limited by poor return-for-results rates and misses high-risk individuals who do not access conventional testing facilities...
  39. pmc Tobacco free workplace policies and low socioeconomic status female bartenders in San Francisco
    Roland S Moore
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 450, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:51-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the relation between bartender gender and smoke free workplace compliance in bars...
  40. ncbi Viagra, methamphetamine, and HIV risk: results from a probability sample of MSM, San Francisco
    Hilary H Spindler
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:586-91. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence and factors of Viagra use in combination with crystal methamphetamine and its association with HIV risk behavior in a probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  41. pmc Long-term follow-up of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus molecular epidemiology after emergence of clone USA300 in San Francisco jail populations
    Pierre Tattevin
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94143 0811, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:4056-7. 2008
    ..analysis of 502 unique methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) clinical isolates originating from San Francisco jail inmates between 2000 and 2007. Strain USA300, first encountered in 2001, accounted for 82...
  42. ncbi Effort-reward imbalance and incidence of low back and neck injuries in San Francisco transit operators
    R Rugulies
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:525-33. 2008
    ..The effect of ERI on the incidence of compensated low back and neck injuries was examined in a 7.5-year follow-up study among 1179 San Francisco transit operators.
  43. ncbi Sex- and drug-related risk among populations of younger and older injection drug users in adjacent neighborhoods in San Francisco
    A H Kral
    Urban Health Study, Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:162-7. 2000
    ..IDUs were recruited from street settings in two adjacent neighborhoods in San Francisco in April, 1997...
  44. ncbi Hypothermia and afterdrop following open water swimming: the Alcatraz/San Francisco Swim Study
    T J Nuckton
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0130, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 18:703-7. 2000
    ..This event was held in open water (11.7 degrees C [53.0 degrees F]) in the San Francisco Bay, and participants did not wear wetsuits or other protective clothing...
  45. ncbi San Francisco pedestrian injury surveillance: mapping, under-reporting, and injury severity in police and hospital records
    Stanley Sciortino
    Community Health Education Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, CA 94102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:1102-13. 2005
    Police reports of severely injured pedestrians help identify hazardous traffic areas in San Francisco, but they under-report non-fatal collisions...
  46. ncbi Reproductive and menstrual risk factors for pancreatic cancer: a population-based study of San Francisco Bay Area women
    Eric J Duell
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:741-7. 2005
    ..Rapid case ascertainment was used in six San Francisco Bay Area counties in California between 1995 and 1999. Controls were sampled by using random digit dialing...
  47. ncbi Neurosyphilis during the AIDS epidemic, San Francisco, 1985-1992
    J M Flood
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:931-40. 1998
    ..coexisting syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, a retrospective analysis of cases in all San Francisco hospitals from 1985 to 1992 was conducted...
  48. ncbi PCDD/F, PCB, HxCBz, PAH, and PM emission factors for fireplace and woodstove combustion in the San Francisco Bay region
    Brian K Gullett
    Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory F305 01, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:1758-65. 2003
    Emissions from residential fireplace and woodstove appliances burning fuels available from the San Francisco Bay area were sampled for polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDDs/Fs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), ..
  49. doi Risk factors for repeat syphilis in men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Warren Phipps
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Virology Research Center, 600 Broadway, Suite 400, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:331-5. 2009
    ..We undertook a study to examine the rate of repeat syphilis infection among MSM in San Francisco and to identify risk factors associated with syphilis reinfection that may inform additional prevention ..
  50. doi Think globally, act locally, and collaborate internationally: global health sciences at the University of California, San Francisco
    Sarah B Macfarlane
    Global Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, and Inpatient Pediatrics, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94143 0443, USA
    Acad Med 83:173-9. 2008
    The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) established Global Health Sciences (GHS) as a campus-wide initiative in 2003...
  51. doi The Internet, HIV serosorting and transmission risk among men who have sex with men, San Francisco
    Mark Berry
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 22:787-9. 2008
    In a community-based, time-location sampling survey in San Francisco, Internet-met partners were not more likely to be HIV seroconcordant among HIV-negative and HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) compared with partners met at ..
  52. ncbi Perceived risks and benefits of sex work among transgender women of color in San Francisco
    Lydia A Sausa
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:768-77. 2007
    ....
  53. pmc Continuing increases in sexual risk behavior and sexually transmitted diseases among men who have sex with men: San Francisco, Calif, 1999-2001, USA
    Sanny Y Chen
    Am J Public Health 92:1387-8. 2002
  54. ncbi Iodine and thyroid cancer risk among women in a multiethnic population: the Bay Area Thyroid Cancer Study
    P L Horn-Ross
    Northern California Cancer Center, Union City, California 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:979-85. 2001
    ..Women, ages 20-74, residing in the San Francisco Bay Area and diagnosed with thyroid cancer between 1995 and 1998 (1992-1998 for Asian women) were compared ..
  55. doi Hepatitis B virus infection and immunization status in a new generation of injection drug users in San Francisco
    P J Lum
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Viral Hepat 15:229-36. 2008
    ..interviews and examined HBV serologic markers in a cross-section of street-recruited IDU under age 30 in San Francisco, CA...
  56. doi Criminalization, legalization or decriminalization of sex work: what female sex workers say in San Francisco, USA
    Alexandra Lutnick
    Research Triangle Institute International, San Francisco CA, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 17:38-46. 2009
    Sex work is a criminal offence in San Francisco, USA, and sex work advocates have so far unsuccessfully campaigned for decriminalizing it...
  57. ncbi Gay Asian men in San Francisco follow the international trend: increases in rates of unprotected anal intercourse and sexually transmitted diseases, 1999-2002
    Willi McFarland
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:13-8. 2004
    ..7%) with respect to their estimated makeup in the gay community of San Francisco (4.5%)...
  58. pmc Effect of awareness of language law on language access in the health care setting
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:683-8. 2006
    ..Federal law obligates health care providers receiving federal funding to ensure language access to limited English-proficient (LEP) individuals who cannot communicate with their provider...
  59. ncbi Concurrent partnerships among adolescents in a Latino community: the Mission District of San Francisco, California
    Irene A Doherty
    School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:437-43. 2007
    ..Latino adolescents in the United States are disproportionately affected by sexually transmitted infections, yet knowledge of their sexual networks, particularly concurrent sex partners, is limited...
  60. pmc New isotopic evidence for chronic lead contamination in the San Francisco Bay estuary system: implications for the persistence of past industrial lead emissions in the biosphere
    D J Steding
    Earth Sciences and Environmental Toxicology, WIGS, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11181-6. 2000
    Measurements of lead isotope compositions in unfiltered San Francisco Bay waters from 1989 to 1998 have brought new insights into the cycling of anthropogenic lead in estuaries...
  61. ncbi Low incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among sexually active non-intravenous drug-using adults, San Francisco, 1997-2000
    Gwendolyn P Hammer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California
    Sex Transm Dis 30:919-24. 2003
    ..The rate of sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is debated...
  62. pmc The limited relevance of drug policy: cannabis in Amsterdam and in San Francisco
    Craig Reinarman
    Department of Sociology, University of California Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:836-42. 2004
    ..We tested the premise that punishment for cannabis use deters use and thereby benefits public health...
  63. ncbi The making of a resource center for homeless people in San Francisco's Mission District: a community collaboration
    Lynn D Wenger
    Urban Health Program, RTI International, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Health Soc Work 32:309-14. 2007
  64. pmc Risk of hepatitis B infection among young injection drug users in San Francisco: opportunities for intervention
    K H Seal
    Urban Health Study, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    West J Med 172:16-20. 2000
    ....
  65. ncbi External validation of the San Francisco Syncope Rule
    Benjamin C Sun
    Department of Medicine, West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:420-7, 427.e1-4. 2007
    We externally validate the ability of the San Francisco Syncope Rule to accurately identify syncope patients who will experience a 7-day serious clinical event.
  66. doi Is jail screening associated with a decrease in Chlamydia positivity among females seeking health services at community clinics?-San francisco, 1997-2004
    Pennan M Barry
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:S22-8. 2009
    ..b>San Francisco jails performed targeted chlamydia screening and treatment since 1996.
  67. ncbi BMI, auto use, and the urban environment in San Francisco
    Rocco Pendola
    San Francisco State University, HSS Building, Room 235, 1600, Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
    Health Place 13:551-6. 2007
    ..Cross-sectional survey data was collected from a sample of San Francisco residents (n=670) in the summer of 2005. Body mass index (BMI) served as the dependent variable...
  68. ncbi Seroprevalence of human herpesvirus 8 among injection drug users in San Francisco
    Jonnae Atkinson
    Viral Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:974-81. 2003
    ..01, P = .03, and P = .049 for trend, respectively). HHV-8 infection is relatively common among IDUs in San Francisco, and longer duration of injection drug use is associated with an increase in the risk of HHV-8 infection that ..
  69. doi Dogs Are Talking: San Francisco's social marketing campaign to increase syphilis screening
    Sally C Stephens
    CDC CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship, and STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1360 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:173-6. 2010
    To promote regular syphilis testing among men who have sex with men in San Francisco, a social marketing campaign, Dogs Are Talking, was created...
  70. ncbi ICTV in San Francisco: a report from the Plenary Session
    M A Mayo
    Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, UK
    Arch Virol 151:413-22. 2006
  71. pmc Social context of work injury among undocumented day laborers in San Francisco
    Nicholas Walter
    School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:221-9. 2002
    ..To identify ways in which undocumented day laborers' social context affects their risk for occupational injury, and to characterize the ways in which these workers' social context influences their experience of disability...
  72. pmc Validation of the University of California San Francisco Oral Cancer Pain Questionnaire
    Antonia Kolokythas
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0440, USA
    J Pain 8:950-3. 2007
    The aim of this study was to validate the published University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Oral Cancer Pain Questionnaire...
  73. ncbi Holistic Native network: integrated HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and mental health services for Native Americans in San Francisco
    Ethan Nebelkopf
    Family and Child Guidance Clinic, Native American Health Center, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:257-64. 2005
    ..and Friendship House Association of American Indians, two community-based organizations with facilities in San Francisco and Oakland. Substance abuse and mental health services are integrated into primary HIV/AIDS medical care...
  74. ncbi Burnout and alcohol problems among urban transit operators in San Francisco
    Carol B Cunradi
    Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 900, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Addict Behav 28:91-109. 2003
    ..The study population consisted of 993 current drinkers who participated in the 1993-1995 San Francisco Muni Health and Safety Study...
  75. ncbi Prevalence of antiretroviral drug resistance in the HIV-1-infected urban indigent population in San Francisco: a representative study
    M Holodniy
    AIDS Research Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:543-51. 2004
    We determined the prevalence of antiretroviral (ARV) resistance in HIV-1 infected indigent persons in San Francisco, California...
  76. doi Genetic variation in CYP17A1 and pancreatic cancer in a population-based case-control study in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
    Eric J Duell
    Unit of Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology Research Programme, Catalan Institute of Oncology ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 126:790-5. 2010
    ..Questionnaire data and germline DNA collected in a San Francisco Bay Area population-based case-control study of pancreatic cancer (cases = 532, controls = 1701) were used to ..
  77. pmc Promoting health for transgender women: Transgender Resources and Neighborhood Space (TRANS) program in San Francisco
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:382-4. 2005
    ..We describe a health promotion intervention program tailored to transgender women in San Francisco. The program creates a safe space for providing transgender-sensitive education about HIV risk reduction, ..
  78. pmc Repeat chlamydia screening by mail, San Francisco
    P J Bloomfield
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 79:28-30. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility and acceptability of home screening for repeat chlamydial infection using urine test kits sent through the mail...
  79. pmc The impact of antiretroviral therapy in a cohort of HIV infected patients going in and out of the San Francisco county jail
    Nitika Pant Pai
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e7115. 2009
    ..HIV infected inmates in the San Francisco County jail are offered antiretroviral treatment (ART), which many take only while in jail...
  80. ncbi CYP1A1 variants and smoking-related lung cancer in San Francisco Bay area Latinos and African Americans
    Margaret R Wrensch
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 113:141-7. 2005
    We examined CYP1A1 T6235C (M1) and A4889G (M2) polymorphisms in San Francisco Bay Area African Americans and Latinos who were newly diagnosed with primary lung cancer from September 1998 to November 2002 and in age-gender-ethnicity ..
  81. doi Mercury concentrations and loads in a large river system tributary to San Francisco Bay, California, U.S.A
    Nicole David
    San Francisco Estuary Institute, 7770 Pardee Lane, Oakland, California 94621, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:2091-100. 2009
    In order to estimate total mercury (HgT) loads entering San Francisco Bay, U.S.A...
  82. pmc Predictors of injection drug use cessation and relapse in a prospective cohort of young injection drug users in San Francisco, CA (UFO Study)
    Jennifer L Evans
    Prevention and Public Health Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:152-7. 2009
    ..Studies of injection drug use cessation have largely sampled adults in drug treatment settings. Little is known about injection cessation and relapse among young injection drug users (IDU) in the community...
  83. pmc Characterization of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes isolates from the San Francisco Bay area of northern California
    M K York
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 37:1727-31. 1999
    ..157 isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes from patients with invasive disease were consecutively collected in the San Francisco Bay area to determine the frequency of antimicrobial resistance...
  84. ncbi Risk behaviors among Asian women who work at massage parlors in San Francisco: perspectives from masseuses and owners/managers
    Tooru Nemoto
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery Street, Ste 600, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:444-56. 2005
    ..that influence HIV-related risk behaviors among Asian women who engage in sex work at massage parlors in San Francisco. Focus groups and qualitative interviews were conducted for Vietnamese and Thai masseuses and massage parlor ..
  85. doi Evolutionary dynamics of complex networks of HIV drug-resistant strains: the case of San Francisco
    Robert J Smith
    Center for Biomedical Modeling, Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Science 327:697-701. 2010
    ..With this model, we traced the evolutionary history of ARV resistance in San Francisco and predict its future dynamics...
  86. pmc Mass balance for mercury in the San Francisco Bay area
    Matthew Macleod
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road, 90R3058, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6721-9. 2005
    ..We illustrate and evaluate the model with an application to describe the fate and transport of mercury in the San Francisco Bay Area of California...
  87. doi The worlds of homeless white and African American youth in San Francisco, California: a cultural epidemiological comparison
    Benjamin Hickler
    Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:824-31. 2009
    ..strategies on health behaviors and consequent health outcomes of African American and white homeless youth in San Francisco, USA...
  88. ncbi Reproductive and menstrual history and papillary thyroid cancer risk: the San Francisco Bay Area thyroid cancer study
    Lori C Sakoda
    Northern California Cancer Center, 32960 Alvarado Niles Road, Suite 600, Union City, CA 94587, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:51-7. 2002
    ..history, and exogenous hormone use were analyzed from a population-based, case-control study conducted in the San Francisco Bay Area...
  89. ncbi 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
    HIV seroprevalence was previously found to be 9-11% among the urban homeless in San Francisco, with most infections among injection drug users, men who have sex with men, and those who exchange sex for money or drugs...
  90. ncbi Methamphetamine use and sexual activity among HIV-infected patients in care--San Francisco, 2004
    Samuel J Mitchell
    STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:502-10. 2006
  91. doi Self-efficacy, social support and service integration at medical cannabis facilities in the San Francisco Bay area of California
    Amanda E Reiman
    School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94608, USA
    Health Soc Care Community 16:31-41. 2008
    ..and possibly utilise the community-based, bottom-up service design of medical cannabis facilities in the San Francisco Bay area of California, 130 adults who had received medical cannabis recommendations from a physician were ..
  92. ncbi Promoting research in medical education at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
    David M Irby
    Office of Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Room C 254 San Francisco, CA 94143 0410, USA
    Acad Med 79:981-4. 2004
    ..the past seven years, educational innovations and scholarship have flourished at the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) School of Medicine...
  93. pmc Prevalence of rectal Trichomonas vaginalis and Mycoplasma genitalium in male patients at the San Francisco STD clinic, 2005-2006
    Suzanna C Francis
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:797-800. 2008
  94. ncbi The slow recovery of San Francisco Bay from the legacy of organochlorine pesticides
    Michael S Connor
    San Francisco Estuary Institute, 7770 Pardee Lane, Oakland, CA 94621, USA
    Environ Res 105:87-100. 2007
    The use of organochlorine pesticides, including DDTs, chlordanes, and dieldrin, peaked in San Francisco Bay's watershed 30-40 years ago, yet residues of the pesticides remain high...
  95. ncbi Discordant sexual partnering: a study of high-risk adolescents in San Francisco
    Jennifer K Lee
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:234-40. 2003
    ..In sexual networks, bridge members engaging in discordant partnering play key roles in maintaining and transmitting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) within a population...
  96. ncbi University of California, San Francisco International Nursing Network for HIV/AIDS Research
    W L Holzemer
    UCSF School of Nursing, Department of Community Health Systems, San Francisco, CA 94143 0608, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 54:234-42. 2007
    The University of California, San Francisco International Nursing Network for HIV/AIDS Research (the Network) is an international group of nurse scientists dedicated to research and education for the purpose of improving HIV/AIDS nursing ..
  97. ncbi Population-based study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, histology, and medical history among human immunodeficiency virus-negative participants in San Francisco
    Elizabeth A Holly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Box 1228, University of California School of Medicine, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 1228
    Am J Epidemiol 158:316-27. 2003
    A population-based case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma was conducted in the San Francisco Bay Area of California from 1988 to 1995. The study used Working Formulation histologic subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma...
  98. doi HIV is hyperendemic among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: 10-year trends in HIV incidence, HIV prevalence, sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour
    S Scheer
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 84:493-8. 2008
    To evaluate trends in the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco and the implications for HIV prevention.
  99. ncbi Increased selenium threat as a result of invasion of the exotic bivalve Potamocorbula amurensis into the San Francisco Bay-Delta
    Regina G Linville
    US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Mail Stop 465, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 57:51-64. 2002
    Following the aggressive invasion of the bivalve, Potamocorbula amurensis, in the San Francisco Bay-Delta in 1986, selenium contamination in the benthic food web increased...
  100. ncbi Wetland ecological and compliance assessments in the San Francisco Bay Region, California, USA
    Andree Breaux
    California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region, Watershed Division, 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Environ Manage 74:217-37. 2005
    The San Francisco Bay Region of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (SFB CRWQCB) and the San Francisco District of the US Army Corps of Engineers (US ACOE) are looking for an expeditious means to determine whether ..
  101. ncbi Dissemination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis across the San Francisco Bay Area
    W Z Bradford
    Medical Service, San Francisco General Hospital, and University of California 94110, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:1104-7. 1998
    ..tuberculosis isolates from San Francisco and the East Bay, two distinct regions separated by San Francisco Bay...

Research Grants73

  1. Clinical , Mechanical and Chemical Evaluation of Amalgam and ART Restorations
    Lilliam Marie Pinzon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dental Clinic in Oakland, CA and the CARECEN dental clinic in the primarily Hispanic Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, will receive initial dental assessments including pre-treatment radiographs, and treatment by staff dentists...
  2. Expanding Vietnamese Community and Academic Infrastructure for Health Research
    Bang H Nguyen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening;3) geographical area - to include 4 contiguous San Francisco Bay Area Counties (Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara) in California;4) type of community ..
  3. Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery on Calcium Metabolism and the Skeleton
    ANNE LOUISE SCHAFER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Anne Schafer, an endocrinologist and Clinical Research Fellow at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC). Dr...
  4. A rational approach to liver toxicity monitoring in methotrexate users
    Gabriela Schmajuk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Gabriela Schmajuk, a rheumatologist and health services research at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC)...
  5. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network (U10)
    MARCELLE IVONNE CEDARS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The Center for Reproductive Health (CRN) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is uniquely positioned to participate in the Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive iVIedicine Networl<(RiVIN)...
  6. Prevalence and Impact of Frailty among Dialysis Patients
    Kirsten L Johansen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Johansen was recently promoted to Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) with a long history of patient-oriented research (POR) focused on elucidating the degree of physical ..
  7. Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America
    Alka M Kanaya; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We performed a pilot community-based cross-sectional study of South Asian men and women in the San Francisco Bay Area...
  8. Surveillance of Serum Contents by Mast Cells and Regulation of Allergic Immunity
    Laurence E Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate is an MSTP graduate and pediatric allergist-immunologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)...
  9. Development of Bioactive Chemical Probes for Calcium-activated Chloride Channel
    Min Li; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In collaboration with Dr. Lily Jan at University of California at San Francisco, our future plan includes testing of the isolated compounds in native preparations, such as neurons and ..
  10. Role in Myopia Development of Retinal Pigment Epithelium - A New Therapeutic Targ
    Yan Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research will be conducted under the co-mentorship of Dr. Jeanette Hyer from UC San Francisco, who is an expert in developmental biology, with a focus on chick embryogenesis...
  11. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..completed by the same collaborative team proposed in this project: " In 2007, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (D-H) collaborated with Dynamic Clinical Systems (DCS) under ..
  12. HIV Implementation Science Research Training Program
    Arthur L Reingold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Abstract The proposed University of California, Berkeley (UCB)/University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)/Stanford University/University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Fogarty HIV Implementation Science Research Training Program will provide ..
  13. The function and regulation of IL-33 in the airway epithelium in asthma
    ERIN D GORDON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Award, I propose a comprehensive plan of research and career development at the University of California, San Francisco in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine...
  14. Assessment of Dehydration in Children with Diarrhea in Resource-Limited Settings
    ADAM CARL LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I have completed a Doctorate of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and a Masters of Public Health in International Health at the University of California, Berkeley...
  15. The differential regulation of poly(ADP-ribose) in cancer and its role in protein
    KRISTIN ANNE KRUKENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the University of San Francisco, California. Under the supervision of Dr...
  16. AUTOIMMUNITY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
    David Wofsy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CLINICAL COMPONENT (WOFSY, D) CLINICAL COMPONENT (provided by applicant): The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) conducts clinical trials in a wide range of autoimmune diseases...
  17. Restorative Yoga for Therapy of the Metabolic Syndrome (RHYTHMS) study
    Alka M Kanaya; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We propose a rigorous randomized controlled trial coordinated by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) with two clinical sites, UCSF and UC San Diego, to determine whether Restorative yoga vs...
  18. Role of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and social stress on perinatal outcomes
    Ami R Zota; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The candidate is well positioned to accomplish these goals at the University of California, San Francisco, a highly respected research institution, with a strong environmental reproductive health program, a world-..
  19. Prevalence of DSM-IV Disorders in an Multi-Center HIV+ Women's Cohort
    Judith A Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. including Brooklyn, Bronx, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Washington, DC...
  20. REGULATION OF CELLULAR RESPONSES TO NEUROPEPTIDES
    Nigel W Bunnett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PERFORMANCE SFTEfS) (organization, city, state) University of California, San Francisco Harvard University KEY PERSONNEL. SeeInstructions on Page 11...
  21. K777 for treatment of Chagas Disease: IND-enabling Studies and IND Submission
    Robert Don; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..K777 is a novel chemical entity originally identified at University of California San Francisco by screening cysteine protease inhibitors against T...
  22. Factors Associated with Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Guideline Adherence
    Hiroko Kiyoshi-Teo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Doctoral training at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) will provide an excellent foundation to conduct research especially in design, methodology, and ..
  23. Study of Energy and Aging
    Steven Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of Pittsburgh, Wake Forest and Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and the study will be coordinated by the San Francisco Coordinating Center...
  24. Risk of Cancer in Incidental Findings Identified on Ultrasound Imaging
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and Biostatistics, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and director of the Universities'Radiology Outcomes Research Lab...
  25. Liver Tissue Engineering Through Three-Dimensional Hepatocyte Culture
    Tammy T Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..D.-Ph.D. combined degree at Harvard Medical School, General Surgery Residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and two years of post-doctoral research investigating three-dimensional (3D) culture as a novel ..
  26. Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids(VITAL Trial): Effects on Fractures
    MERYL SUSAN LEBOFF; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of 700 participants from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSCs) in Boston, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco to critically test these hypotheses: Primary Aims: In the VITAL cohort, will vitamin D3 and/or EPA+DHA reduce ..
  27. The Effects of Lung Transplant on Disability and Health-Related Quality of Life
    Jonathan Paul Singer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As a lung transplant pulmonologist and junior faculty at UC San Francisco, my long term career goal is to become a successful independent investigator of patient-oriented outcomes in recipients of ..
  28. Generation and Evaluation of KSHV VLPs as Vaccines
    GARY S contact HAYWARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..skin lesions first appeared in an aggressive often disseminated form in young gay men in New York and San Francisco. In 1994, both classic and epidemic KS were found out to be caused by a previously unknown human herpesvirus ..
  29. Brain Alterations And Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults with Heart Failure
    LISA C BRATZKE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Environment: The rich resources and intellectual stimulation provided by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) as a whole, as well as the departments of Neurology and Radiology, and the School of Nursing, make this ..
  30. Effects of sleep duration and architecture on insulin sensitivity
    MADHU NAGARAJU RAO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Madhu N. Rao, an endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr...
  31. Erythropoietin and Neurogenesis after Neonatal Stroke
    FERNANDO FRANCISCO GONZALEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Gonzalez, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), who is establishing himself as a junior investigator in the development and repair of the newborn ..
  32. A Pilot Study of the DASH Diet in Not-Well-Controlled Adult Asthma
    Jun Ma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this pilot study, we will enroll 90 patients of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in San Francisco who are between the ages of 18 and 70 years and have not-well-controlled asthma...
  33. Identifying the Neural Basis and Functional Role of Emotional Empathy in Dementia
    VIRGINIA EMILY STURM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Virginia Sturm, a neuropsychology fellow at the University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center (MAC). Dr...
  34. VITAL-DEP: Depression Endpoint Prevention in the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL
    OLIVIA IFEOMA OKEREKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. (Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Houston), and will undergo a psychiatric interview at baseline and at 2 years of follow-up (visits will ..
  35. Home ECG Monitoring to Detect Allograft Rejection Following Heart Transplantation
    Barbara J Drew; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..device will automatically transmit the ECG to an ECG Core Laboratory at the University of 22 California, San Francisco. For Primary Aim #1, a log regression analysis will be performed with the 23 independent variable being ..
  36. Novel molecular imaging approaches to monitor gene and cell-based therapies
    Shahriar Yaghoubi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Division and the laboratory of Harvey Herschman) and CellSight Technologies (CST, a biotech company based in San Francisco, CA)...
  37. Modeling Dentin by G Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling
    Orapin V Horst; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Orapin Horst, a dentist-scientist at the University of California, San Francisco. This award will provide the support and training necessary for Dr...
  38. Mesenchymal Regulation of Jaw Bone Length
    Erin L Ealba; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Erin Ealba, a general dentist at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr...
  39. In-reach for Successful Aging through Education(i-SAGE)
    Vyjeyanthi S Periyakoil; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in the States of California, Nevada and Hawaii, Foothill College, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing and the VA Nationwide Palliative Care Network;and (b) Bi-lingual, multi-cultural peer health ..
  40. Defining Transition from Fetal to Adult T Cell Predominance in the Human Fetus
    TREVOR DEON BURT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Burt, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), who is establishing himself as a young investigator in the development and function of the human fetal ..
  41. Uterine cancer survival disparities, Hispanic ethnicity, and comorbidities.
    Linda S Cook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..question using the SEER-Medicare linked database in New Mexico and three areas in California (Los Angeles, San Francisco-Oakland, San Jose-Monterey)...
  42. Complex Nanocomposites for Bone Regeneration
    Antoni P Tomsia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The lead institution is Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, with component groups at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco campuses...
  43. Role of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and social stress on perinatal outcomes
    Ami R Zota; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I am well positioned to accomplish these goals at the University of California, San Francisco, a highly respected research institution, with a strong environmental reproductive health program, a world-..
  44. The Overlap Syndrome of COPD and OSA: Determinants of Health Status and Outcomes
    Theodore A Omachi; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Theodore Omachi, a pulmonologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr...
  45. Bias in Retransplantation Survival Models: Selection Criteria and Hepatitis C
    Scott W Biggins; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Scott Biggins, a transplant hepatologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr...
  46. Genetic Elucidation of VTA Glutamate Neurons
    THOMAS HNASKO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Most of the training during the mentored phase of this proposal will occur at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) under the direction of Dr. Robert Edwards...
  47. Cervical Maturity, Mucosal Immunity, and Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    Loris Y Hwang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    This proposed K23 Award will assist Loris Hwang, MD, at the University of California, San Francisco, in establishing herself as a young investigator in the clinical translational research of the biology of the reproductive tract in ..
  48. Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women With Gestational Diabetes
    Catherine Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..P.H. from Columbia University, performed her internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco, and completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship in health services research...
  49. Chemoprevention of basal cell carcinoma with vitamin D
    Jean Y Tang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Jean Tang, a dermatologist at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr...
  50. The Infant Development and the Environmental Study (TIDES)
    Shanna H Swan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will recruit 1,000 women in the first trimester of pregnancy from four centers (Seattle, WA, Minneapolis, MN, San Francisco, CA and Rochester, NY) and store a urine sample in each trimester from all women...
  51. Compartmentalized neurodegeneration of retinal ganglion cells in glaucoma
    Yvonne Ou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The K08 award will provide Dr. Ou, now an assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), with the support necessary to accomplish the following goals: 1) to conduct laboratory studies of ..
  52. System for DNA-Guided Optimization and Personalization of Statin Therapy
    GUALBERTO RUANO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Kane, M.D., of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at University of California at San Francisco, and Bruce Gordon, M.D., of the Rogosin Institute at New York Presbyterian Medical Center for this Program...
  53. Oral Wash for Nucleic Acid Diagnosis and Prognosis of TB in HIV-Infected Ugandans
    JOHN LUCIAN DAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Lucian Davis, a pulmonary/critical care physician at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr...
  54. Mechanisms and Antigen Identification in a Novel Model of Autoimmune Lung Disease
    Anthony Shum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a pulmonary and critical care physician at the University of California, San Francisco, Dr...
  55. Genetic, Genomic, and Imaging Biomarkers in Degenerative Dementia
    Giovanni Coppola; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In collaboration with the Memory and Aging Center at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF-MAC), we have been collecting - as part of ongoing studies - DNA, RNA, and gene expression data from ..
  56. Real-Time Reagent-Free Noninvasive Diagnosis of Tuberculosis
    Payam Nahid; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Livermore Instruments Inc. is a San Francisco Bay Area startup company dedicated to bringing aerosol analysis to nontraditional fields.
  57. Integrative Stress Reduction for Maternal-Child Health
    Larissa G Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of California, San Francisco is an ideal environment for the proposed training because it provides access to experts in RCT methodology, ..
  58. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Melissa L Bondy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical applications are submitted for all five ..
  59. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Peter M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical applications are submitted for all five ..
  60. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    JOSEPH LEO WIEMELS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical applications are submitted for all five ..
  61. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Elizabeth B Claus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical applications are submitted for all five ..
  62. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Joellen M Schildkraut; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study of meningioma within the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas as well as the San Francisco Bay area under the mechanism of an integrated R01 (Note that identical applications are submitted for all five ..
  63. IMMUNOBIOLOGY OF AGING
    CHARLES GARRISON FATHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The dataset will comprise a cross-sectional analysis of the local San Francisco Peninsula general population between the ages of 20 and 90 (representing equal gender and representative ..
  64. Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a M
    Dean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with the clinicians that serve urban, underserved, vulnerable populations in the Community Health Network of San Francisco, whose catchment area is designated to be a medically underserved area, and the community resources and ..
  65. International Feasibility Study of Pharmacy-based HIV Prevention: San Francisco
    Alexander H Kral; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..settings across four countries: India, Vietnam, Russia, and the United States (including this application from San Francisco)...
  66. Second International Hidradenitis Suppurativa Research Symposium
    Michelle Barlow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By holding the meeting in San Francisco one day prior to the start of the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), we will be able ..
  67. PRIDE: Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet & Exercise
    Deborah Grady; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..PERFORMANCE Sm=(S) (organization,cty, state) University of California. San Francisco, CA University of Arkansas KEY PERSONNEL See instructions...
  68. Conference Proposal Neuroethics: Mapping the Field
    Barbara Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..committee of neuroscientists and bioethics scholars from Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco have organized an exploratory conference, to be held in San Francisco, May 13-14 2002, to define and chart a ..
  69. NATURAL HISTORY AND TREATMENT OUTCOME IN BRAIN AVM
    JP MOHR; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..in part, a continuation of work funded by prior RO1s, mainly NS-34747 relocated as of 1-Jan-2000 to Univ Calif San Francisco by the our long-term collaborator PI, WL Young, now a newly-chaired Professor of Research Anesthesia there, ..
  70. Human Rights and Public Health: Eliminating Minority Health Disparities in the SF
    Mariana Ferreira; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Engagement, the Health Equity Institute, and the Center for Health Disparities Research and Training at San Francisco State University...
  71. NEW STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING TISSUE INTEGRITY AND REPAIR
    Caroline Damsky; Fiscal Year: 2003
    A Comprehensive Oral Health Research Center of Discovery (COHRCD) is proposed at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to serve San Francisco and Northern California...
  72. Support for the IDP Subgroup Annual Symposium
    Rohit V Pappu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Disordered Proteins (IDP) Subgroup of the Biophysical Society will be held February 20, 2010, at the San Francisco Convention Center, San Francisco, California...
  73. 4th NIH Roadmap Meeting on Membrane Protein Structures and Complexes
    Robert M Stroud; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Two Centers, each with ~8 PIs, one at University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and the other at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), were funded and established in 2004...