amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

2015 TREAT Asia Grants and Awards

Listed funding was committed to these institutions during the period October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.

1 Supported by National Institutes of Health cooperative agreement number U01AI069907 with funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the National Cancer Institute
2 Supported by National Institutes of Health grant number R01HD073972 funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
3 Supported with funds provided by the AIDS Life Association
4 Supported with funds provided by the Open Society Foundations
5 Supported with funds provided by ViiV Healthcare
6 Supported with funds provided by the Mel Wolf Foundation
 

Australia

Australia HIV Observational Database (AHOD)
O’Brien Street Practice
Adelaide, South Australia
William Donohue, MBBS
$1,500

Sexual Health and HIV Service In Metro North
Brisbane, Queensland
Diane Rowling, MBBS, MTH, F(PHM), RACP, FAChSHM
$4,6501  

Cairns Sexual Health Service
Cairns, Queensland
Darren Russell, MD
$4,9501  

RPA Sexual Health Clinic
Camperdown, New South Wales
David Templeton, PhD
$675

Monash Health - Clayton
Clayton, Victoria
Ian Woolley, MBBS, FRACP
$3,900

D.A. Ellis Pty., Ltd.
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
David Ellis, MBBS
$975

East Sydney Doctors
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
David Baker, BHB
$7,0501  

Holdsworth House Medical Practice
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Mark Bloch, MD
$6,0001  

St. Vincent's Hospital Sydney
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
David A. Cooper, MD
$5,2501  

Taylor Square Private Clinic
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Robert Finlayson, MBBS
$5,2501

Northern Territory Dept of Health & Community Services, Sexual Health & Blood Borne Virus Program
Darwin, Northern Territory
Manoji Gunathilake, MD, MBBS, DFSRH
$900

Gladstone Road Medical Centre
Highgate Hill, Queensland
David Orth, MBBS, DIP Ven
$5,4001  

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Blue Mountains Sexual Health and HIV Clinic
Katoomba, New South Wales
Eva Jackson, MBBS, FAChSHM
$1,050

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Nepean Sexual Health Clinic
Kingswood, New South Wales
Eva Jackson, MBBS, FAChSHM
$750

Sexual Health and AIDS Services (SHAIDS)
Lismore, New South Wales
David Smith, MBBS, DipVen, FAChSHM, GrapDip BA
$5,8501  

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Clayton, Victoria
Tim Read, MBBS, DipVen, FRACGP, FAChSHM, EpiDip
$4,6501  

Victorian HIV Service, Infectious Diseases Department, The Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria
Jennifer Hoy, MBBS
$5,9251  

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
Nambour West, Queensland
David Sowden, MBBS
$6,7501  

Northside Clinic (Vic) Pty Ltd
North Fitzroy, Victoria
Richard Moore, MBBS, FRACGP, DipOb, DipVen
$7,5001  

Royal Perth Hospital
Perth, Western Australia
David Nolan, MBBS, FRACP, PhD
$5,2501  

Prahran Market Clinic Pty Ltd
Prahran, Victoria
Norman Roth, MBBS FAChSHM
$5,9251  

Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital
Sydney, New South Wales
Caroline Thng, MBBS, MRCP
$4,5001  

Hunter New England Health, Clinic 468, Tamworth Sexual Health Service
Tamworth NEMSC, New South Wales
Nathan Ryder, MD
$900

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Warrawong, New South Wales
Katherine Brown, MD
$1,350

University of New South Wales
Sydney, New South Wales
Matthew G. Law, PhD
Asia-Pacific HIV Research Collaboration: TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database and Australia HIV Observational Database
$361,3141

Asia-Pacific HIV Research Collaboration: Cancer Studies
$60,6861

Asia-Pacific HIV Research Collaboration: TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database
$182,2621  

Cambodia

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology & STDS / Cambodia National Institute of Public Health
Phnom Penh
Ly Penh Sun, MD, MSc
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)
$20,0001

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$25,0003  

National Pediatric Hospital
Phnom Penh
Ung Vibol, MD
Training for early disclosure for children and adolescents in National Pediatric Hospital
$10,0003  

New Hope for Cambodian Children
Killeen, TX
John Tucker
Our Village
$50,000

China

Beijing Ditan Hospital
Beijing
Fujie Zhang, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)
$16,0001  

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hong Kong
Man Po Lee, MBBS
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,6601  

India

Johns Hopkins University at B.J. Medical College and Sassoon General Hospital
Pune
Vidya Mave, MD, MPH
Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and associated comorbidities in a public antiretroviral treatment (ART) clinic in Pune, India
$304,1851  

Chennai Antiviral Research and Treatment Clinical Research Site, YRG CARE Medical Centre, VHS
Chennai
Naglingeswaran Kumarasamy, MBBS, PhD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$22,8601

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$7,5003  

Institute of Infectious Diseases
Pune
Sanjay Pujari, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,0401  

Wide Angle Social Development Organization
Imphal
Rajkumar Nalinikanta
Improving Access to HCV treatment in Manipur Phase III
$8,0874

Extension of support “Improving Access to HCV treatment” Phase II
$3,5084

Indonesia

Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital
Jakarta
Nia Kurniati, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$7,5003

Bone health and vitamin D status among perinatally HIV-infected Asian children with virological suppression
$13,0655  

Evy Yunihastuti, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$22,7501

Effectiveness and tolerability of HCV treatment in HIV co-infected patients: Treatment
$35,897

Indonesia AIDS Coalition
Jakarta
Aditya Wardhana
Creating joint action plans to address the needs of Children Living with HIV
$9,0475  

Sanglah Hospital, Udayana University School of Medicine
Denpasar, Bali
Tuti Parwati Merati, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,001

Sanglah Hospital, Udayana University School of Medicine
Denpasar, Bali
Ketut Dewi Kumara Wati, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$7,5003  

Spiritia Foundation
Jakarta
Meirinda Sebayang
Indonesia pediatric HIV program assessment
$9,9865

Promoting adherence and nutritional care for Children with HIV
$12,7763  

Yayasan Bali Peduli
Gianyar, Bali
Steve Wignall
HIV Outreach/Education and Prevention for Youth, Women and Children in Gianyar, Bali
$12,0006  

Japan
National Center for Global Health and Medicine
Tokyo
Shinichi Oka, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)
$16,0001  

Malaysia

Hospital Likas
Kota Kinabalu
Fong Siew Moy, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$7,5003

Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$2,2001  

Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II
Kota Bharu
Nik Khairulddin Nik Yusoff, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$7,5003

Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$2,3001  

Pediatric Institute, Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Kamarul Azahar Mohd Razali, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$7,5003

Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$4,2001  

Penang Hospital
Georgetown
Revathy Nallusamy, MBBS
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$2,5003  

Sungai Buloh Hospital
Sungai Buloh
Benedict Lim Heng Sim, MBBS, MRCP
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)
$15,0001  

University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur
Adeeba Kamarulzaman, MBBS, FRACP, FAMM, FASc
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,0001

Effectiveness and tolerability of HCV treatment in HIV co-infected patients: Treatment
$20,195

Philippines

Asian Foundation for Tropical Medicine, Inc.
Muntinlupa City
Rossana Ditangco, MD
National HIV Testing Week Campaign and International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, Philippines
$3,351

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,4101  

Singapore

Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore
Oon Tek Ng, MBBS, MRC
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)
$16,0001  

South Korea

Yonsei University College of Medicine
Seoul
Jun Yong Choi, MD, PhD
TAHOD Low-Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)
$5,0001

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$18,6901  

Taiwan

Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Taipei City
Wing-Wai Wong, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$24,5901

Kaohsiung Medical University
Kaohsiung
Yi-Ming Chen, MD, ScD
Using the Taiwan National Health Insurance Database to Study the Associations between Chronic Illnesses & Cancer in PLHA
$39,3971  

Thailand

Chiang Mai University - Research Institute for Health Sciences
Chiang Mai
Romanee Chaiwarith, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$25,2401

Tavitiya Sudjaritruk, MD, ScM
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$15,0003
Bone health and vitamin D status among perinatally HIV-infected Asian children with virological suppression
$72,0925  

Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital
Chiang Rai
Rawiwan Hansudewechakul, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$15,0003

Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$4,6501

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia
$63,6132  

Pacharee Kantipong, MD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$15,4601  

HIV-NAT / Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
Bangkok
Praphan Phanuphak, MD, PhD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$22,8901

Examining the prevalence rate and determinants of frailty in the HIV positive and negative Thai populations
$30,8731

Torsak Bunupuradah, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$15,0001

Bone health and vitamin D status among perinatally HIV-infected Asian children with virological suppression
$110,2825

Changes in metabolic and inflammatory markers in HIV-positive adolescents using hormonal contraception
$10,3503

Promoting Mental Health Interventions for Perinatally HIV-Infected Thai Youth: Expanded Scope
$6,5003  

Stephen Kerr, PhD
Prospective validation of an adherence monitoring tool among HIV-infected children and adolescents at IeDEA sites
$10,8141  

Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Identifying Biomarkers of Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Thai MSM
$95,0001

Study on anal HPV infection and anal intraepithelial neoplasia among MSM in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand
$34,6461   $172,6023

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia (central lab & data manager)
$249,3572

HIV-HPV Research in Asia and the Pacific Meeting
$20,6191  

Wasana Prasitsuebsai, MD, MPH
Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$5,7751

Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI (data mgmt center)
$8,0001

Study Site: Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia
$80,2232

Coordinating Center: Prospective Monitoring of Second-line Antiretroviral Therapy Failure and Resistance in Children
$46,4671

TASER-Px: Prospective Monitoring of Second-line Antiretroviral Therapy Failure and Resistance in Children
$13,0005

Kiat Ruxrungtham, MD
Effectiveness and tolerability of HCV treatment in HIV co-infected patients: Treatment
$48,412

Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
Bangkok
Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD
Strengthening skills and qualifications of HRA clinicians in the Asia-Pacific region
$42,600
eHealth interventions to improve treatment adherence and retention in care among HIV-positive young Thai MSM
$44,9935  

Mahidol University Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital
Bangkok
Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$15,0003
Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$7,2361
Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia
$66,2162  

Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
Bangkok
Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, MD, MHS
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,8801  

Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University
Khon Kaen
Pagakrong Lumbiganon, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$15,0003
Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$5,1501  

Vietnam

Bach Mai Hospital
Hanoi
Pham Thi Thanh Thuy, MD, PhD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,0701  

Children's Hospital 1
Ho Chi Minh City
Truong Huu Khanh, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$25,0003
Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$8,5001
TASER-Px: Prospective Monitoring of Second-line Antiretroviral Therapy Failure and Resistance in Children
$14,0003  

Thoa Kim Le Phan, MD
Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia
$9,5482  

Children's Hospital 2
Ho Chi Minh City
Do Chau Viet, MD
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$20,0003
TASER-Px: Prospective Monitoring of Second-line Antiretroviral Therapy Failure and Resistance in Children
$20,0003  

Hung Vuong Hospital
Ho Chi Minh City
Dang Le Dung Hanh, MD, MA
Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia
$15,5982  

National Hospital of Pediatrics
Hanoi
Nguyen Van Lam, MD, MSc
TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)
$20,0003
Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI
$4,2001
TASER-Px: Prospective Monitoring of Second-line Antiretroviral Therapy Failure and Resistance in Children
$8,5003  

National Hospital of Tropical Diseases
Hanoi
Nguyen Van Kinh, MD, PhD
TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data
$23,2301
Effectiveness and tolerability of HCV treatment in HIV co-infected patients: Treatment
$32,065

Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV (VNP+)
Hanoi
Do Dang Dong
Strengthen advocacy on HCV Diagnosis, Care and Treatment
$2,0004