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Assoumou SA, Paniagua SM, Gonzalez P, Wang J, Beckwith CG, White LF, Taylor JL, Coogan K, Samet JH, Linas BP. HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis and Buprenorphine at a Drug Detoxification Center During the Opioid Epidemic: Opportunities and Challenges. AIDS Behav. 2021 Aug;25(8):2591-2598. doi: 10.1007/s10461-021-03220-0. Epub 2021 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 33751315; NIHMSID:NIHMS1698423.
Morgan JR, Walley AY, Murphy SM, Chatterjee A, Hadland SE, Barocas J, Linas BP, Assoumou SA. Characterizing initiation, use, and discontinuation of extended-release buprenorphine in a nationally representative United States commercially insured cohort. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 Aug 1;225:108764. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108764. Epub 2021 May 21. PubMed PMID: 34051547; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8488795.
Sinha P, Linas BP. Combination therapy with tocilizumab and dexamethasone cost-effectively reduces Coronavirus disease 2019 mortality. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 May 6;. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab409. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33956936; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8135952.
Macmadu A, Adams JW, Bessey SE, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Martin RA, Clarke JG, Green TC, Rich JD, Marshall BDL. Optimizing the impact of medications for opioid use disorder at release from prison and jail settings: A microsimulation modeling study. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 May;91:102841. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102841. Epub 2020 Jul 22. PubMed PMID: 32712165; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7790977.
Kimmel SD, Walley AY, Lodi S, Forman LS, Liebschutz JM, Lira MC, Kim TW, Del Rio C, Samet JH, Tsui JI. Naloxone receipt and overdose prevention care among people with HIV on chronic opioid therapy. AIDS. 2021 Mar 15;35(4):697-700. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002803. PubMed PMID: 33587441; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7904637.
Assoumou SA, Sian CR, Gebel CM, Linas BP, Samet JH, Bernstein JA. Patients at a drug detoxification center share perspectives on how to increase hepatitis C treatment uptake: A qualitative study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 Mar 1;220:108526. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108526. Epub 2021 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 33465604; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8064807.
Jo Y, Jamieson L, Edoka I, Long L, Silal S, Pulliam JRC, Moultrie H, Sanne I, Meyer-Rath G, Nichols BE. Cost-effectiveness of Remdesivir and Dexamethasone for COVID-19 Treatment in South Africa. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Mar;8(3):ofab040. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab040. eCollection 2021 Mar. PubMed PMID: 33732750; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7928624.
Adams JW, Khan MR, Bessey SE, Friedman SR, McMahon JM, Lurie MN, Galea S, Marshall BDL. Preexposure prophylaxis strategies for African-American women affected by mass incarceration. AIDS. 2021 Mar 1;35(3):453-462. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000002749. PubMed PMID: 33170818; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7855567.
Sinha P, Jafarzadeh SR, Assoumou SA, Bielick CG, Carpenter B, Garg S, Harleen S, Neogi T, Nishio MJ, Sagar M, Sharp V, Kissin EY. The Effect of IL-6 Inhibitors on Mortality Among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: A Multicenter Study. J Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 24;223(4):581-588. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa717. PubMed PMID: 33216906; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7717300.
Bellerose M, Zhu L, Hagan LM, Thompson WW, Randall LM, Malyuta Y, Salomon JA, Linas BP. A review of network simulation models of hepatitis C virus and HIV among people who inject drugs. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 Feb;88:102580. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.10.006. Epub 2019 Nov 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 31740175.
Linas BP, Savinkina A, Madushani RWMA, Wang J, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Chatterjee A, Walley AY, Morgan JR, Epstein RL, Assoumou SA, Murphy SM, Schackman BR, Chrysanthopoulou SA, White LF, Barocas JA. Projected Estimates of Opioid Mortality After Community-Level Interventions. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e2037259. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37259. PubMed PMID: 33587136; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7885041.
Linas BP, Savinkina A, Barbosa C, Mueller PP, Cerdá M, Keyes K, Chhatwal J. A clash of epidemics: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic response on opioid overdose. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 Jan;120:108158. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.108158. Epub 2020 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 33298298; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7536128.
Mostaghim A, Sinha P, Bielick C, Knudsen S, Beeram I, White LF, Apovian C, Sagar M, Hochberg NS. Clinical outcomes and inflammatory marker levels in patients with Covid-19 and obesity at an inner-city safety net hospital. PLoS One. 2020;15(12):e0243888. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0243888. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 33326480; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7744045.
Aldridge AP, Barbosa C, Barocas JA, Bush JL, Chhatwal J, Harlow KJ, Hyder A, Linas BP, McCollister KE, Morgan JR, Murphy SM, Savitzky C, Schackman BR, Seiber EE, E Starbird L, Villani J, Zarkin GA. Health economic design for cost, cost-effectiveness and simulation analyses in the HEALing Communities Study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Dec 1;217:108336. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108336. Epub 2020 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 33152672; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7532345.
Morgan JR, Barocas JA, Murphy SM, Epstein RL, Stein MD, Schackman BR, Walley AY, Linas BP. Comparison of Rates of Overdose and Hospitalization After Initiation of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in the Inpatient vs Outpatient Setting. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Dec 1;3(12):e2029676. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.29676. PubMed PMID: 33320266; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7739119.
Bagley SM, Gai MJ, Earlywine JJ, Schoenberger SF, Hadland SE, Barocas JA. Incidence and Characteristics of Nonfatal Opioid Overdose Among Youths Aged 11 to 24 Years by Sex. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Dec 1;3(12):e2030201. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.30201. PubMed PMID: 33331919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7747019.
Assoumou SA, Nolen S, Hagan L, Wang J, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Thompson WW, Mayer KH, Puro J, Zhu L, Salomon JA, Linas BP. Hepatitis C Management at Federally Qualified Health Centers during the Opioid Epidemic: A Cost-Effectiveness Study. Am J Med. 2020 Nov;133(11):e641-e658. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.05.029. Epub 2020 Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 32603791; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8041089.
Barocas JA, Gai MJ, Amuchi B, Jawa R, Linas BP. Impact of medications for opioid use disorder among persons hospitalized for drug use-associated skin and soft tissue infections. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Oct 1;215:108207. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108207. Epub 2020 Aug 1. PubMed PMID: 32795883; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7502512.
Kimmel SD, Walley AY, Li Y, Linas BP, Lodi S, Bernson D, Weiss RD, Samet JH, Larochelle MR. Association of Treatment With Medications for Opioid Use Disorder With Mortality After Hospitalization for Injection Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Oct 1;3(10):e2016228. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16228. PubMed PMID: 33052402; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7557514.
Sinha P, Mostaghim A, Bielick CG, McLaughlin A, Hamer DH, Wetzler LM, Bhadelia N, Fagan MA, Linas BP, Assoumou SA, Ieong MH, Lin NH, Cooper ER, Brade KD, White LF, Barlam TF, Sagar M. Early administration of interleukin-6 inhibitors for patients with severe COVID-19 disease is associated with decreased intubation, reduced mortality, and increased discharge. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Oct;99:28-33. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.07.023. Epub 2020 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 32721528; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7591937.
Linas BP, Cunningham CO. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Disparities: A Call for Equity in Health Outcomes and Clinical Research. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 29;. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1460. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33111148; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7543378.
Barocas JA, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Savinkina A, Nolen S, Savitzky C, Samet JH, Englander H, Linas BP. Long-term infective endocarditis mortality associated with injection opioid use in the United States: a modeling study. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 9;. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1346. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32901815.
Leech AA, Christiansen CL, Linas BP, Jacobsen DM, Morin I, Drainoni ML. Healthcare practitioner experiences and willingness to prescribe pre-exposure prophylaxis in the US. PLoS One. 2020;15(9):e0238375. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238375. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32881916; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7470257.
Assoumou SA, Paniagua SM, Linas BP, Wang J, Samet JH, Hall J, White LF, Beckwith CG. Rapid Versus Laboratory-Based Testing for HIV and Hepatitis C at a Drug Detoxification Treatment Center: A Randomized Trial. J Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 2;222(Suppl 5):S376-S383. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa162. PubMed PMID: 32877557; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7566618.
Schranz A, Barocas JA. Infective Endocarditis in Persons Who Use Drugs: Epidemiology, Current Management, and Emerging Treatments. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2020 Sep;34(3):479-493. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2020.06.004. Review. PubMed PMID: 32782097; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7945002.
Linas BP. Time for a New Approach to Guidance for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus Testing Among Persons Who Inject Drugs. J Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 17;222(6):885-887. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa015. PubMed PMID: 32002538; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7430164.
Kimmel SD, Walley AY, Linas BP, Kalesan B, Awtry E, Dobrilovic N, White L, LaRochelle M. Effect of Publicly Reported Aortic Valve Surgery Outcomes on Valve Surgery in Injection Drug- and Non-Injection Drug-Associated Endocarditis. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 27;71(3):480-487. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz834. PubMed PMID: 31598642; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7384313.
Muyindike WR, Fatch R, Cheng DM, Emenyonu NI, Ngabirano C, Adong J, Linas BP, Jacobson KR, Hahn JA. Tuberculin skin test positivity among HIV-infected alcohol drinkers on antiretrovirals in south-western Uganda. PLoS One. 2020;15(7):e0235261. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0235261. eCollection 2020. PubMed PMID: 32614873; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7332058.
Morgan JR, Wang J, Barocas JA, Jaeger JL, Durham NN, Babakhanlou-Chase H, Bharel M, Walley AY, Linas BP. Opioid overdose and inpatient care for substance use disorder care in Massachusetts. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2020 May;112:42-48. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2020.01.017. Epub 2020 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 32199545; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7928069.
Assoumou SA, Wang J, Nolen S, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Mayer KH, Puro J, Salomon JA, Linas BP. HCV Testing and Treatment in a National Sample of US Federally Qualified Health Centers during the Opioid Epidemic. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 May;35(5):1477-1483. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05701-9. Epub 2020 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 32133577; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7210368.
Moloney PB, Hutchinson S, Heskin J, Mulcahy F, Langan Y, Conlon NP, Linas BP, Takahashi C, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Possible N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibody-mediated encephalitis in the setting of HIV cerebrospinal fluid escape. J Neurol. 2020 May;267(5):1348-1352. doi: 10.1007/s00415-019-09693-3. Epub 2020 Jan 20. PubMed PMID: 31960135.
Zhu L, Menzies NA, Wang J, Linas BP, Goodreau SM, Salomon JA. Estimation and correction of bias in network simulations based on respondent-driven sampling data. Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 14;10(1):6348. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-63269-0. PubMed PMID: 32286412; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7156755.
Masuku SD, Berhanu R, Van Rensburg C, Ndjeka N, Rosen S, Long L, Evans D, Nichols BE. Managing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a budget impact analysis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020 Apr 1;24(4):376-382. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.19.0409. PubMed PMID: 32317060; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7656447.
Gutkind S, Schackman BR, Morgan JR, Leff JA, Agyemang L, Murphy SM, Akiyama MJ, Norton BL, Litwin AH, Linas BP. Cost-effectiveness of Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Models for People Who Inject Drugs in Opioid Agonist Treatment Programs. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 17;70(7):1397-1405. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz384. PubMed PMID: 31095683; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7318779.
Assoumou SA, Tasillo A, Vellozzi C, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Wang J, Nolen S, Hagan L, Thompson W, Randall LM, Strick L, Salomon JA, Linas BP. Cost-effectiveness and Budgetary Impact of Hepatitis C Virus Testing, Treatment, and Linkage to Care in US Prisons. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 17;70(7):1388-1396. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz383. PubMed PMID: 31095676; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7318776.
Sinha P, Shenoi SV, Friedland GH. Opportunities for community health workers to contribute to global efforts to end tuberculosis. Glob Public Health. 2020 Mar;15(3):474-484. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1663361. Epub 2019 Sep 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 31516079; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7028491.
Macmadu A, Goedel WC, Adams JW, Brinkley-Rubinstein L, Green TC, Clarke JG, Martin RA, Rich JD, Marshall BDL. Estimating the impact of wide scale uptake of screening and medications for opioid use disorder in US prisons and jails. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 Mar 1;208:107858. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107858. Epub 2020 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 32050112; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7075016.
Epstein RL, Wang J, Hagan L, Mayer KH, Puro J, Linas BP, Assoumou SA. Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Testing Among 13- to 21-Year-Olds in a Large Sample of US Federally Qualified Health Centers. JAMA. 2019 Dec 10;322(22):2245-2248. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.16196. PubMed PMID: 31821424; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7081751.
Jamieson L, Evans D, Berhanu R, Ismail N, Aucock S, Wallengren K, Long L. Data quality of drug-resistant tuberculosis and antiretroviral therapy electronic registers in South Africa. BMC Public Health. 2019 Dec 5;19(1):1638. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7965-9. PubMed PMID: 31805982; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6896407.
Barocas JA, Morgan JR, Fiellin DA, Schackman BR, Eftekhari Yazdi G, Stein MD, Freedberg KA, Linas BP. Cost-effectiveness of integrating buprenorphine-naloxone treatment for opioid use disorder into clinical care for persons with HIV/hepatitis C co-infection who inject opioids. Int J Drug Policy. 2019 Oct;72:160-168. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.05.010. Epub 2019 May 10. PubMed PMID: 31085063; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6717527.
Berry KM, Rodriguez CA, Berhanu RH, Ismail N, Mvusi L, Long L, Evans D. Treatment outcomes among children, adolescents, and adults on treatment for tuberculosis in two metropolitan municipalities in Gauteng Province, South Africa. BMC Public Health. 2019 Jul 22;19(1):973. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7257-4. PubMed PMID: 31331311; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6647101.
Linas BP. The 340B System-A Paradox Revealed. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jul 3;2(7):e196537. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.6537. PubMed PMID: 31276173.
Morgan JR, Schackman BR, Weinstein ZM, Walley AY, Linas BP. Overdose following initiation of naltrexone and buprenorphine medication treatment for opioid use disorder in a United States commercially insured cohort. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 Jul 1;200:34-39. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.02.031. Epub 2019 May 3. PubMed PMID: 31082666; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6613830.
Freiman JM, Wang J, Easterbrook PJ, Horsburgh CR, Marinucci F, White LF, Kamkamidze G, Krajden M, Loarec A, Njouom R, Nguyen KV, Shiha G, Soliman R, Solomon SS, Tsertsvadze T, Denkinger CM, Linas B. Deriving the optimal limit of detection for an HCV point-of-care test for viraemic infection: Analysis of a global dataset. J Hepatol. 2019 Jul;71(1):62-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2019.02.011. Epub 2019 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 30797050; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7014921.
Barocas JA, Wang J, Marshall BDL, LaRochelle MR, Bettano A, Bernson D, Beckwith CG, Linas BP, Walley AY. Sociodemographic factors and social determinants associated with toxicology confirmed polysubstance opioid-related deaths. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2019 Jul 1;200:59-63. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.03.014. Epub 2019 May 8. PubMed PMID: 31100636; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6588486.
van Rensburg C, Berhanu R, Hirasen K, Evans D, Rosen S, Long L. Cost outcome analysis of decentralized care for drug-resistant tuberculosis in Johannesburg, South Africa. PLoS One. 2019;14(6):e0217820. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217820. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31170207; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6553851.
Shelton BA, Berdahl G, Sawinski D, Linas BP, Reese PP, Mustian MN, Reed RD, MacLennan PA, Locke JE. Optimal timing of hepatitis C treatment among HIV/HCV coinfected ESRD patients: Pre- vs posttransplant. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jun;19(6):1806-1819. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15239. Epub 2019 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 30589503; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6538449.
Calcaterra SL, Bach P, Chadi A, Chadi N, Kimmel SD, Morford KL, Roy P, Samet JH. Methadone Matters: What the United States Can Learn from the Global Effort to Treat Opioid Addiction. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jun;34(6):1039-1042. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4801-3. Epub 2019 Feb 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 30729416; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6544670.
Epstein RL, Bhagavathula M, Saag LA, Verma S, Kan CK, Mesick J, Kamineni P, White LF, Barnett ED, Salgame P, Hochberg NS. QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube reliability for immigrants with parasitic infections in Boston, USA. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 Apr 1;23(4):482-490. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0540. PubMed PMID: 31064628; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6690781.
Jones EA, Linas BP, Truong V, Burgess JF, Lasser KE. Budgetary impact analysis of a primary care-based hepatitis C treatment program: Effects of 340B Drug Pricing Program. PLoS One. 2019;14(3):e0213745. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213745. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 30870475; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6417774.
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