Nathalia Holt, Ph.D. – Chasing a Cure: The story of the Berlin Patients

UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute Special Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds Nathalia Holt, Ph.D. Author of, “Cured: How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical Science” “Chasing a Cure: The Story of the Berlin Patients”  

Cyber Mentors Protégés Call for Applications

Submissions Accepted until March 9, 2014 Midnight To Apply Click here Information for Protégés Applying to APA Cyber Mentors Program APA Cyber Mentors protégés participate in a two-year, e-collaboration and distance learning mentorship program designed to prepare doctoral-level behavioral and social scientists for careers as independent researchers in the area of HIV/AIDS and health disparities among […]

Innovative Use of Technology for HIV Prevention and Care: Evidence, Challenges, and the Way Forward

On January 23, 2014, UCLA CHIPTS hosted a one-day conference on the innovative use of technology for HIV prevention and care at the California Endowment in Los Angeles.  This event was a collaborative activity of the Combination Prevention Core, Policy Core, and Development Core of CHIPTS.  The conference was made possible by funds from the […]

Naihua Duan, Ph.D. – Single patient (n=1) trials

For a copy of the slides, please click here CHIPTS Cross-Core Meeting Keynote Address Single-patient (n-of-1) trial: A pragmatic clinical decision methodology for patient-centered comparative effectiveness research Naihua Duan, Ph.D. Division of Biostatistics, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Monday, January 13 3:00-4:00pm Abstract Single-patient trials (SPTs, a.k.a. n-of-1 trials) are multiple-period crossover trials conducted within […]

Dr. Paul Edward Sax – The Most Important Studies in HIV Medicine in the Past Year, and Why

For a copy of the slides, please click here UCLA CFAR/AIDS Institute Grand Rounds This monthly lecture series, which is offered by the UCLA CFAR / AIDS Institute, consists of hour-long lunchtime lectures, delivered by invited guests or distinguished members of the Institute faculty, on a broad range of subjects. The aims of the program […]

2014 Pilot Awards

The Development Core of CHIPTS is pleased to announce the 2014 CHIPTS Pilot grants have been awarded, anticipating funding as of February, 2014 from the National Institute of Mental Health.  The program aims to prepare CHIPTS researchers and its collaborative partners to develop innovative research, consistent with or related to the CHIPTS priorities of eliminating […]

CHIPTS welcomes Amy Ragsdale as the new Executive Director

We are excited to have Amy join our team to provide leadership and strengthen our collaborations across our cores and with our community partners. Click here for more information about Amy.

Joint Modeling of Incomplete Data with Diverse Variable Types using Latent-Variable Models

CHIPTS Methods Seminar – UCLA-Semel Institute Center for Community Health Joint Modeling of Incomplete Data with Diverse Variable Types using Latent-Variable Models Presented by: Thomas R. Belin, Ph.D. Professor, UCLA Department of Biostatistics Tuesday, October 8, 2013 2pm – 3pm Abstract:  In incomplete data sets with many variables and diverse variable types (e.g., continuous, ordinal categorical, […]

Covered California and HIV in LA County: Getting Everyone on the Same Page

On August 8, 2013 – Mr. Tom Donohoe, Director of the UCLA Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center, presented on the Affordable Care Act.  The presentation was given as part of the HIV Community and Research Colloquia Series hosted by the Los Angeles County (LAC) Commission on HIV and the UCLA Center for HIV Identification, […]

Clinical Trials of PrEP in Los Angeles

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a method to prevent HIV infection among those who are HIV-negative.  PrEP involves the use of antiretroviral medications by those who are HIV-negative to reduce the risk of HIV infection via sexual transmission. There are number of ongoing and planned PrEP trials and demonstration projects that are being implemented across […]