YearNameDepartmentTitleAwardsPublications     
2016Ed BrownUNC MedicineSingle cell RNAseq analysis of HIV-1 latency
2016Sylvia FittingUNC Psych/NeuroscienceNeuroprotective potential of endocannabinoids in a model of NeuroAIDS
2016Sharon ParkerNC A&TPerspectives of HIV Prevention Among Incarcerated Women: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis as a Potential Biomedical HIV Intervention
2016Julie DumondUNC PharmacyQuantitative Analysis of Aging Effect on CD4+ T-cell recovery in HIV-suppressed Participants Using Population Modeling Methods
2016Jonathan FogleNCSULentivirus-Activated T Regulatory Cells Exploit CD8+ T Cell Epigenetic Profiles
2016Ruian KeNCSUA quantitative framework to evaluate the efficacy and predict impacts of treatment strategies involving Dual-Affinity Re-Targeting (DART) proteins in HIV eradication studies
2016Tran Viet HaUNC in VietnamCommunity engagement among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Hanoi, Vietnam: Formative research to inform recruitment strategies and intervention development for future research trials
2016Mackenzie CottrellUNC PharmacyDoes Sex Hormone Therapy Decrease NRTI Active Metabolite Formation in Mucosal Tissues?
2015Soumya "Rahima" BenhabbourUNC LCCCEvaluation of Mouse-Size Intravaginal Rings (IVRs) Comprising One or More Antiretrovirals in the Humanized BLT Mouse Model
2015Jessie EdwardsUNC SPH EpiExamining causes of death among patients with HIV in the United States
2015Nilu GoonetillekeUNC Micro & ImmDevelopment of an in vitro primary cell model of HIV-1 latency for studies of T cell signaling and function
2015Kathryn Lancaster (Bill Miller, Thandie Lungu)UNC SPH EpiAssessing preferences for optimizing PrEP uptake among FSW in Malawi using a discrete choice experiment
2015Kate MuessigUNC SPH HEDesigning a peer-support, eHealth enabled intervention to increase linkage to care and medication adherence among HIV+ men who have sex with men in China
2015Michelle Floris-MooreUNCPET/MR Imaging to Assess Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Arterial Inflammation in HIV Infection
2014Donaldson Conserve UNC SPH HBHEFormative Research to Test the Feasibility and Acceptability of HIV self-testing among Young Men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
2014Michael Herce CIDRZThe Effect of Xpert MTB/RIF on Patient Health Outcomes and Empirical TB Treatment Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS: A Parallel-Group Prospective Cohort Study Under Real-World Conditions in Lusaka, Zambia
2014Natalie Bowman UNC IDClinical and genetic characteristics of HIV-associated CNS parasitic infections in South America
2014Seth NoarUNC Journalism and Mass CommunicationEvaluation of an Innovative Condom Distribution Program Targeting Young African American Women
2014Deborah FortuneNCCU Public Health EducationDevelopment of a Relationship Imperative Scale for Understanding HIV Transmission among African American College Women
2014Sang-Hoon Sin Micro & ImmunologyCharacterization ofæin vivoætissue specificity of KSHV LANA promoter
2014David McGivern UNC MedSpatial distribution of hepatitis C virus in livers of co-infected HIV patients
2014Vivian GoUNC SPH HBHETargeting high risk PWID in Vietnam: implementation strategies for integrating HIV/MMT services
2014Annie Lyerly UNC Social MedAdvancing HIV Research in Pregnancy: æEthics and Engagement
2014Kim Powers UNC SPH EpiThe HIV Care Continuum: CD4 and Viral Load Measures as Proxies for HIV Care Visits
2014Angela Thrasher UNC SPH HBHERace, Place, and Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence
2013William "Billy" Fischer, MDUNC School ofξMedicineRespiratory Virus Discovery in HIV-Infected Individuals
2013Valerie Flax, Ph.D.UNC School ofξPublic Health, Dept. of NutritionIdentifying factors related to maternal adherence to infant and young child feeding guidelines among participants and drop outs of MalawiŠ—Ès Option B+ PMTCT program
2013Jonathan Juliano, MDUNCξIDMolecular Epidemiology of Pneumocystis jirovecii in HIV Patients: Transmission Dynamics and Drug ResistanceParobek et al., 2013; Parobek et al., 2014; Juliano et al., submitted
2013Kate MacQueen, Ph.D., MPH (co-PI with Elizabeth CostenbaderFHIPiloting an Organizational Network-Building Tool to Assess HIV Service Linkages in Durham, NCMacQueen et al., 2015
2013Elizabeth Costenbader, Ph.D. (co-PI with Kate MacQueen)FHIPiloting an Organizational Network-Building Tool to Assess HIV Service Linkages in Durham, NC
2013Nora Rosenberg, Ph.D.UNC School of Public HealthAssessing Strategies for Increasing Male Involvement in MalawiŠ—Ès Option B+ ProgramK99MH104154-01A1Mphonda et al., 2014; Rosenberg et al., 2014; Roseenberg et al., 2015
2013Jennifer Tang, MDUNC School of Public Health, OB/GynEvaluation of the immunologic and genital tract changes among Malawian women using the depot medroxyprogesterone injection and levonorgestrel implant: a randomized controlled trial
2012Mitch Matoga, MBBSUNC Project, Lilongwe, MalawiThe Introduction of Routine HIV Testing and Counseling and Early ART Initiation on the Medicine and Surgery Wards at Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, MalawiLaCourse et al, 2012; LaCourse et al., 2015; Haac et al., 2013; Kendig et al., 2013
2012Benjamin Meier, Ph.D.UNCξPublic PolicyHuman Rights Law: Global HIV/AIDS PolicyMeier, Pardue, and London, 2012; Meier, Brugh, and Halima, 2012
2012Sam Phiri, Ph.D.UNC Project, Lilongwe, MalawiImplementation Science of the GenXpert in Malawi: Public Health Evaluation of WHO recommendations
2012Michelle Floris-Moore, MDUNC School of MedicineInflammation, Coagulation, and Macrophage Activation after Antiretroviral-Treatment and Virologic Suppression during Acute versus Chronic HIV Infection
2012Satish Gopal, MDUNC Lineberger Cancer CenterCharacterizing a large cohort of HIV-associated lymphoma in the CNICS network and examining correlates of clinical outcomesR21CA180815Gopal et al., 2013a, Gopal et al., 2013b; Gopal et al., 2014a; Gopal et al., 2014b
2012Cecelia Kanyama, MDUNC Project, Lilongwe, MalawiImplementation Research: The Introduction of Rapid, Point of Care Diagnostics to the Medicine Wards at Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi
2012Kelly L'Engle, Ph.D., MPH (co-PI with Elizabeth Costenbader)FHIFormative Research on Using Mobile Phones to Support Linkages to Health Care and Treatment Among Substance Abusing Populations
2012Elizabeth Costenbader, Ph.D (co-PI with Kelly L'Engle)FHIFormative Research on Using Mobile Phones to Support Linkages to Health Care and Treatment Among Substance Abusing Populations
2012Alexandra Lightfoot, EdDUNC School of Public HealthAMP!Grewe et al., 2015; Lightfoot et al., 2015
2012Elizabeth Stringer, MD (co-PI with Nancy Hancock)UNC Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyThe Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus in Postnatal Women and Risk of Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus to Infants Stratified by HIV Status in Lusaka, Zambia
2012Nancy Hancock, MPH (co-PI with Elizabeth Stringer)UNC Global HealthThe Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus in Postnatal Women and Risk of Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus to Infants Stratified by HIV Status in Lusaka, Zambia
2012Elijah Onsomu, Ph.D., MPHWinston Salem State UniversityAssociation of Domestic Violence and Perceived Risk of Acquiring HIV with HIV Serostatus Among Women in KenyaOnsomu et al., 2014, Onsomu et al., 2015
2012Christine Oramasionwu, Ph.D., PharmDUNC School of PharmacyAssessing racial/ethnic differences in barriers to hepatitis C therapy in a cohort of HIV/HCV-coinfected patientsOramasionwu, Moore, & Toliver, 2014; Oramasionwu et al., submitted
2012Mitchell Prinstein, Ph.D. (co-PI with Laura Widman)UNC Department of PsychologyUnderstanding Peer Influence of Adolescent Health Risk BehaviorK99HD075654Oramasionwu, Moore, & Toliver, 2014; Oramasionwu et al., submitted
2012Laura Widman, Ph.D. (co-PI with Mitchell Prinstein)UNC Department of PsychologyUnderstanding Peer Influence of Adolescent Health Risk BehaviorK99HD075654Choukas-Bradley et al., 2014, Widman et al., 2014, Choukas-Bradley et al., 2014, Widman et al., 2014, Widman, Choukas-Bradley, & Prinstein, 2014
2012Wenbin Lu, Ph.D.NC State University, Statistics DepartmentStatistical Learning Methods for Optimal Treatment Selection in HIV/AIDS StudiesGeng, Zhang, & Lu, 2015
2011Kristina Abel, Ph.D.UNC Microbiology and ImmunologyReduced monocyte and dendritic cell function contribute to increased malaria severity in infants compared to adultR01AI100067
2011Miriam Braunstein, Ph.D.UNC Microbiology and ImmunologyA Novel Drug Target for a HIV-Associated Pathogen: The Mycobacterium tuberculosis TatR01AI099969Ligon, Hayden,ξ& Braunstein, 2012; Bashiri et al., 2012
2011Nikolay Dohkolyan, Ph. D.UNC Biochemistry and BiophysicsA novel strategy of designing immunogens against HIV EnvR01AI10273
2011Vanessa Duren-Winfield, Ph.D.Winston Salem State UniversityDesigning an HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Behavior Entertainment-Education Intervention To Promote Safe Sexual Practices at an HBCU
2011Huang Yingying, Ph.D.Renmin University of ChinaExploratory study on sexuality and reproductive issues among HIV-Infected Women in ChinaDevelopmental Award (from R24, PI: G. Henderson)
2011Eefie JongScreening for anal dysplasia in HIV-infected men and women from Johannesburg, South Africa
2011Bridgette Goeieman, MBBCH (replaced Jong)Right to Care, Johannesburg, SAScreening for anal dysplasia in HIV-infected men and women from Johannesburg, South AfricaGoeieman et al., 2014
2011Sam Lai, Ph.D.UNC School of PharmacyMobility of HIV in Cervicovaginal Mucus from Women with Bacterial VaginosisNunn et al., 2012, Nunn et al., 2013, McKinley et al., 2014
2011Eric McCollum, Ph. D.UNC Project, Lilongwe, MalawiPoint-of-care Infant HIV Diagnosis versus Standard of Care in Hospitalized Malawian HIV-Exposed Infants:ξ A Randomized StudyMcCollum et al., 2012; McCollum et al., 2014; Maliwichi et al., 2015
2011Mohammed Rassool,ξMBBCHUniversity of WitwatersrandTo evaluate proteinuria as a marker of HIV associated renal disease, in patients presenting for initiation of antiretroviral therapy in the Themba Lethu Clinic
2011William Zule, Ph.D.RTIPilot test of an HIV prevention intervention for Hispanic couples in North CarolinaHernandez et al., 2012