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URBAN ARCH, a member of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) CHAART (Consortiums for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol Research Translation) initiative, conducts and disseminates interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding how alcohol use impacts people affected by HIV and develops interventions to reduce alcohol use and alcohol and HIV-related consequences in this population. NEWS

Abstract accepted for poster presentation at American Pain Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2015: Pain and mortality among HIV-infected persons with alcohol problems (Tsui et al.)

In the News: For Heroin Users, Less May Reduce Immune Cells (Jen Edelman)

New Publication: HERMITAGE-a randomized controlled trial to reduce sexually transmitted infections and HIV risk behaviors among HIV-infected Russian drinkers

In the News: Occasional heroin use may worsen HIV infection (Edelman et al.)

SAVE THE DATE – URBAN ARCH ANNUAL MEETING: April 28-29, 2015; BU Medical Campus

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