The National Institutes of Health has awarded $5.7 million for a five-year, multicenter study, which will be the first in the U.S. to evaluate the long-term outcomes of medical treatment for transgender youth.
Marcel Alavi and his fellow memoirs of the UCSF Pride Committee worked together with the UCSF LGBT Resource Center to create a visible presence for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, & transgender (LGBT) campus and medical center community by marching in the 2015 SF Pride Celebration.
New clinical research from UCSF shows that 341 HIV-infected men who reported using stimulants such as methamphetamine or cocaine derived life-saving benefits from being on antiretroviral therapy that were comparable to those of HIV-infected men who do not use stimulants.
The UCSF Clinician Consultation Center at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center has been funded to provide a PrEPline, a telephone consultation service that gives expert guidance to healthcare providers across the nation who prescribe antiretroviral medications to prevent HIV.
New research from UCSF and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation has found that clients participating in a harm-reduction substance use treatment program, the Stonewall Project, decrease their use of stimulants, such as methamphetamine, and reduce their sexual risk behavior.