Research Publications

Since the 1970s, our doctors and patients have participated in a wide variety of behavioral and biomedical studies focusing on substance use and its complications, including HIV-related research beginning in the late 1980s.  Our research has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse; the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Bristol-Myers Squibb; GlaxoSmithKline; Abbott Labs; Pfizer Inc.; Ortho Biotech Products, L.P; and OraSure Technologies, Inc.  START continues to share the results of its research through scientific presentations across the nation and the world, and in articles found throughout renowned scientific journals.