amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

2017 TREAT ASIA GRANTS AND AWARDS

All projects listed below were awarded funding during the period October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017.

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, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse

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 by National Institutes of Health grant number R21HD089859 funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

4 Supported with funds provided by ViiV Health Care

5 Supported with funds provided by the AIDS Life Association

6 Supported with fund provided by the Open Society Foundations

 

Australia

University of New South Wales

Sydney

Matthew G. Law, PhD

IeDEA Asia-Pacific Research Collaboration: Cancer Studies

$77,2771

IeDEA Asia-Pacific Research Collaboration: TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database & Australia HIV Observational Database

$299,7011

IeDEA Asia-Pacific Research Collaboration: TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database

$207,5831

 

AUSTRALIA HIV OBSERVATIONAL DATABASE (AHOD) SITES

 

O’Brien Street Practice

Adelaide

William Donohue, MBBS

$1,800

 

Sexual Health and HIV Service In Metro North

Brisbane

Diane Rowling, MBBS, FAFPHM, RACP, FAChSHM

$3,825

 

Cairns Sexual Health Service

Cairns

Darren Russell, MD

$7,5001

 

RPA Sexual Health Clinic

Camperdown

David Templeton, PhD

$5,550

 

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Carlton

Tim Read, MBBS, DipVen, FRACGP, FAChSHM, EpiDip

$6,2251

 

Monash Health - Clayton

Clayton

Ian Woolley, MBBS, FRACP

$7,5001

 

D.A. Ellis Pty., Ltd.

Coffs Harbour

David Ellis, MBBS

$675

 

East Sydney Doctors

Darlinghurst

David Baker, MB, ChB, Dip Med (Sexual Health), DCH

$6,6751

 

St. Vincent's Hospital Sydney Limited ABN 77 054 038 872

Darlinghurst

David A. Cooper, MD

$7,5001

 

Taylor Square Private Clinic

Darlinghurst

Robert Finlayson, MBBS (Syd), Di

$6,9751

 

Northern Territory Dept of Health & Community Services, Sexual Health & Blood Borne Virus Program

Darwin

Manoji Gunathilake, MBBS, MD, FAChSHM

$1,800

 

Gladstone Road Medical Centre

Highgate Hill

David Orth, MBBS, DIP Ven

$6,5251

 

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Blue Mountains Sexual Health and HIV Clinic

Katoomba

Eva Jackson, MBBS, FAChSHM

$2,025

 

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Nepean Sexual Health Clinic

Kingswood

Eva Jackson, MBBS, FAChSHM

$2,100

 

Sexual Health and AIDS Services (SHAIDS)

Lismore

David Smith, MBBS, DipVen, FAChSHM, GrapDip, BA

$7,5001

 

Victorian HIV Service, Infectious Diseases Department, The Alfred Hospital

Melbourne

Jennifer Hoy, MBBS

$7,5001

 

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

Nambour West

David Sowden, MBBS

$7,5001

 

Northside Clinic (Vic) Pty Ltd

North Fitzroy

Richard Moore, MBBS

$7,5001

 

Royal Perth Hospital

Perth

David Nolan, MBBS, FRACP, PhD

$6,8251

 

Prahran Market Clinic Pty Ltd

Prahran

Norman Roth, MBBS, FAChSHM

$6,8251

 

Holdsworth House Medical Practice

Sydney

Mark Bloch, MD

$7,5001

 

Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital

Sydney

Rick Varma, MBBS, MRCP

$6,6001

 

Clinic 468, HNE Sexual Health, Hunter New England Local Health District

Tamworth

Nathan Ryder, MD

$1,575

 

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Warrawong

Katherine Brown, MD

$1,800

 

 

Cambodia

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology & STDS / Cambodia National Institute of Public Health

Phnom Penh

Ly Penh Sun, MD, MSc

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$8,0001

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)

$20,0001

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$25,000

 

 

China

Beijing Ditan Hospital

Beijing

Fujie Zhang, MD, MSPH, PhD

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)

$18,5001

 

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Hong Kong

Man Po Lee, MBBS

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$6,5001

Man Po Lee, MBBS

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$23,0001

 

 

India

Chennai Antiviral Research and Treatment Clinical Research Site (CART CRS), YRG CARE Medical Centre, VHS

Chennai

Naglingeswaran Kumarasamy, MD, MBBS, PhD

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$5,000

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$21,8001

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD) Site

$7,500

 

B.J. Medical College

Pune

Aarti Kinikar, MD, DCH, DNB, MRCP

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD) Site

$20,0001

 

Shahshikala Sangle

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,5501

 

B.J. Medical College—Johns Hopkins University

Pune

Vidya Mave, MD, MPH

Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and associated comorbidities in a public antiretroviral treatment (ART) clinic in Pune, India

$212,5511

 

Institute of Infectious Diseases

Pune

Sanjay Pujari, MD, AAHIVS, MBBS

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$7,992

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,4001

 

 

Indonesia

Sanglah Hospital, Udayana University School of Medicine

Denpasar, Bali

Tuti Parwati Merati, MD, PhD

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$6,5001

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,5501

 

Ketut Dewi Kumara Wati, MD

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$7,500

 

Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital

Jakarta

Nia Kurniati, MD

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$7,5001

 

Evy Yunihastuti, MD, PhD

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,8001

 

 

Japan

National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Shinjuku

Junko Tanuma, MD, PhD

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)

$16,0001

 

 

Malaysia

Penang Hospital

Georgetown

Revathy Nallusamy, MBBS

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$2,500

 

Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II

Kota Bharu

Nik Khairulddin Nik Yusoff, MD

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$7,500

 

Hospital Likas

Kota Kinabalu

Fong Siew Moy, MBBS

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$7,500

 

Pediatric Institute, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Thahira Mohamed, MBBS

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$7,500

 

University of Malaya

Kuala Lumpur

Adeeba Kamarulzaman, MBBS, FRACP, FAMM, FASc

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,7001

 

Sungai Buloh Hospital

Sungai Buloh

Yasmin Mohamed Gani, MD

Study of Transitioning Asian Youth (STAY)

$6,9864

 

Benedict Lim Heng Sim, MBBS, MRCP

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$16,0001

 

 

Nepal

Union C

Kathmandu

Himal Gauchan

Hepatitis C capacity development for community groups

$8,3996

 

 

Singapore

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Singapore

Oon Tek Ng, MBBS, MRCP, MMed, MPH

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$5,0001

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD)

$18,0001

 

 

South Africa

University of Cape Town

Mowbray

Mary-Ann Davies, MBChB, MMed., FCPHM

Global fRAmework for Data Collection Used for Adolescent HIV Transition Evaluation (GRADUATE)

$102,1053 (Year 1)    $91,4773    (Year 2)

 

 

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

$18,2001

 

 

Taiwan

Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Taipei City

Wing-Wai Wong, MD

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$5,0001

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$26,0001

 

 

Thailand

Chulalongkorn University

Bangkok

Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD

Neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral outcomes in HIV-exposed children

$10,1741 (Year 1)     $13,8831 (Year 2)

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$15,0001

 

HIV-NAT / Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre

Bangkok

Anchalee Avihingsanon, MD, PhD

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$23,2001

 

Sivaporn Gatechompol

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia

$15,0822

 

Watsamon Jantarabenjakul, MD

Treatment switch from efavirenz to rilpivirine in virologically-suppressed HIV-infected Thai adolescents

$2,355

 

Stephen Kerr, PhD

Study of Transitioning Asian Youth (STAY) Statistical Analysis Center

$10,0461

Understanding adherence, stigma, and behavioral risk factors of adolescents in TApHOD using ACASI (data analysis center)

$4,0001

 

Nittaya Phanuphak, MD, PhD

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia (central lab & data management)

$110,9622

Amphetamine-type stimulant use, HIV incidence, and ART adherence among Thai MSM and transgender women

$32,6701 (Year 1)     $75,6011 (Year 2)

 

Anal HPV and risk for anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion among Thai MSM with acute HIV infection

$30,1791 (Year 1)     $77,3591 (Year 2)

 

Mahidol University by Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital

Bangkok

Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit, MD

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia

$11,6582

Study of Transitioning Asian Youth (STAY)

$12,4541

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$15,0001

Treatment switch from efavirenz to rilpivirine in virologically-suppressed HIV-infected Thai adolescents

$7,961

 

Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health

Bangkok

Piyarat Suntarattiwong, MD

Treatment switch from efavirenz to rilpivirine in virologically-suppressed HIV-infected Thai adolescents

$6,260

 

Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

Bangkok

Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, MD, MHS

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$23,0001

 

Chiang Mai University - Research Institute for Health Sciences

Chiang Mai

Romanee Chaiwarith, MD, MHS

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$23,9001

 

Tavitiya Sudjaritruk, MD, ScM

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$15,0001

 

Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital

Chiang Rai

Rawiwan Hansudewechakul, MD

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia

$11,1022

Study of Transitioning Asian Youth (STAY)

$10,1724

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$15,0001

 

Suwimon Khusuwan

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,5001

 

Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University

Khon Kaen

Pagakrong Lumbiganon, MD

Study of Transitioning Asian Youth (STAY)

$11,5994

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$7,500

 

Purple Haze Company Limited

Muang

Tarandeep Anand

The impact of online interventions on the HIV prevention/treatment cascade among MSM and TG Individuals

$30,0281 (Year 2)     $30,0001 (Year 3)

 

 

USA

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston

Andrea Ciaranello, MD, MPH

Estimating the magnitude of the pediatric and adolescent HIV epidemic in Thailand

$45,0005

 

 

Vietnam

Bach Mai Hospital

Hanoi

Do Duy Cuong, MD, PhD

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$6,5001

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,6701

 

Nguyen Van Lam, MD, MSc

Study of Transitioning Asian Youth (STAY)

$8,8034

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$20,0001

 

Nguyen Van Kinh, MD, PhD

TAHOD Low Intensity Transfer (TAHOD LITE)

$6,5001

TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) including NCD Data

$22,5601

 

Children's Hospital 1

Ho Chi Minh City

Tran Ngoc Hanh Dan, MD, MSc

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia

$4,8022

Truong Huu Khanh, MD

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$25,0001

 

Do Chau Viet, MD

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD)

$20,000

 

Hung Vuong Hospital

Ho Chi Minh City

Dang Le Dung Hanh, MD (OB&GYN), MA

Human Papillomavirus Infection in Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents in Asia

$4,6492