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ACT Health Stigma Current

Funding Agency: ACT Health
People Involved: Loren Brener, Lise Lafferty, Christy Newman, Carla Treloar

CSRH has been commissioned by ACT Health to undertake research to examine stigma and discrimination experienced among priority populations affected by sexually transmissible infections (STI) and blood borne viruses (BBV) in the ACT. The aim of this research is to, research and benchmark best…

Ageing and people living with HIV/viral hepatitis in the ACT Current

Funding Agency: ACT Health
People Involved: Limin Mao, Christy Newman, Carla Treloar, Martin Holt

People living with long-term infections such as viral hepatitis or HIV face unique challenges as they age. Treatment side effects may hasten the ageing process, and/or predispose people to other medical issues. Chronic conditions and multiple co-morbidities are common in people with long-term…

Asian Gay Men's Community Survey Current

Funding Agency: CALD Gay Men Action Group
People Involved: Limin Mao

The research study is aiming to conduct a comprehensive assessment of HIV prevention needs among men who have sex with men of Asian background who are currently living in Sydney.

In Sydney, similar HIV&STI-focused behavioural surveillance among gay Asian men was conducted in 1999 and 2002. A…

Bacterial relations and antimicrobial futures in India Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council, UNSW Scientia Program, Australian National University
People Involved: Alex Broom, Emma Kirby, Katherine Kenny, Sophie Lewis

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is set to be the challenge of the 21st Century, and AMR itself (i.e. the proliferation of resistant bacteria) and its remedies (i.e. the restriction of antibiotics) will disproportionately affect developing countries (due to limited access to prescribed antibiotics)…

Chemical Practices: Drug Enhancement and Experimentation Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council Discovery Project
People Involved: Toby Lea

The use of drugs for a wide range of purposes is an increasingly prominent feature of pharmaceutical markets and lifestyle practices. As pharmaceutical markets expand, the distinction between therapeutic and illicit drugs is put in question. The modification of sexual and gendered experience has…

Community-based study of undiagnosed HIV and testing (COUNT study) Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant
People Involved: Martin Holt

The COUNT study is designed to provide robust estimates of the prevalence of HIV and undiagnosed infection among gay and bisexual men and identify factors associated with undiagnosed infection. An earlier version of the study was conducted in 2013-14. During 2018, participants of the Sydney Gay…

Couples Who Inject Drugs (CUPID Project) Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Joanne Bryant, Jake Rance

The Couples Who Inject Drugs (CUPID) project was funded by the NHMRC and began in 2012. Our interest was to examine, in detail, the experiences of injecting among heterosexual couples.

Couples (sexual partnerships) are an important group to understand. Data derived from surveys of people who…

Crystal, pleasure and sex between men Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant, Department of Health Western Australia
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Gary Dowsett, Max Hopwood, Martin Holt, Toby Lea, Peter Aggleton, Joanne Bryant, Kerryn Drysdale

The Crystal, Pleasures and Sex between Men project was funded by the NHMRC and WA Health and began in 2017.

Crystal methamphetamine (aka ice, crystal, tina, meth) has had a particular impact on the gay community, where it is often used in sexual contexts such as dance parties, sex parties,…

Deadly Liver Mob Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant
People Involved: Carla Treloar, John de Wit, Max Hopwood

Engaging Aboriginal people in viral hepatitis, HIV and sexual health services

The Deadly Liver Mob (DLM) is a health promotion program that aims to promote a holistic approach to healthy living, by providing Aboriginal people with bloodborne virus (particularly hepatitis C) and sexually…

ETHOS II Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health, NHMRC
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Jake Rance, Max Hopwood

Enhancing Treatment of Hepatitis C in Opioid Substitution Settings

This study aims to evaluate the impact of an intervention integrating non-invasive liver disease screening on HCV assessment and treatment in drug and alcohol clinics, and to develop a translational framework for subsequent…