International Activity of the Faculty : Russia

Nadia Abdala

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Saint Petersburg, Russia (2007)

Alcohol and HIV Risk Reduction in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
A study to culturally adapt and test the potential efficacy of an Alcohol and HIV risk reduction intervention for STD clinic patients in Russia.

Russia (2006  - 2011)

Integrating Sex and Drug Related HIV Risk
Investigating HIV Risk and Transmission Related to Sex and Drugs

Russia (2005  - 2011)

HIV Bridge Population in STI Clinics, Russia
This study aimed at identifying HIV Bridge Populations and assessing HIV prevention needs of men and women attending STI Clinics in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Russia (2003  - 2006)

HIV Transmission in Russia Through Liquid Drug Injection
This study was conducted in 11 Russian cities in all seven regions of the country. The study examines the use of liquid drug injections and its role in the spread of HIV in Russia. The project has been completed.

Russia (2003  - 2008)

Prevalence of Sexually Transmittd Diseases (STDs) among IDUs in St. Petersburg, Russia
This study investigates the prevalence of STDs and risk factors of STDs among a sample of IDUs seeking medical care at the Biomedical Center in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Russia (2002  - 2008)

HIV Prevention in Russia
HIV Prevention Trial for At-Risk Young people in Russia

Russia (2001  - 2003)

Risk Assessment of STDs among Intravenous Drug Users (IDUs) in Russia
This study estimated the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) within a sample of injection drug users (IDUs) seeking services at a Needle Exchange Program in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Adalgisa Caccone

Lecturer in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Senior Research Associate in Forestry And Environmental Studies and Senior Research Scientist in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Russia (2008)

Conservation Genetics of Amur Tigers
Professor Caccone works with the Pacific Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Science, Vladivostock, on the conservation genetics of the Amur tiger.

Paul Cleary

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Sociology
Dean, Yale School of Public Health
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Russia (1997)

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) was established in 1997 and is currently New England's only National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded AIDS research center. CIRA brings together scientists from 25 different disciplines and three institutions including Yale... 

Elena Grigorenko

Emily Fraser Beede Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology

Russia (2010)

Russia, developmental disorders
Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorders

Robert Heimer

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pharmacology
Director, Emerging Infections Program

St. Petersburg, Russia (2010)

Influences on HIV Prevalence and Service Access
Exploring barriers among people who inject drugs to prevention and care services for HIV and related medical problems.

Saint Petersburg, Russia (2010  - 2012)

AIDS/HIV, Russia
Developing a Scientific and Methodological Center for Research and Facilitation Efficiency Improvement of Organizations Engaged in HIV Prevention in the Russian Federation

Saint Petersburg, Russia (2010)

HIV, Russia
International Feasibility Study of Pharmacy-Based HIV Prevention: St. Petersburg

Peter Krause

Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), in Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and in Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Moscow, Russia (2010)

Tick-borne Disease Research
We have collaborated with Russian scientists to describe the first human cases of Borrelia miyamotoi relapsing fever infection. We are continuing research collaboration to better define the epidemiology, ecology, clinical manifestations, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this infection.... 

Brian Leaderer

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and Professor of Forestry And Environmental Studies
Deputy Dean of Public Health

Russia (2003)

Public Health Education Program
Professor Leaderer provides technical support to St. Petersburg State University (SPSU), St. Petersburg, Russia, in the planning of a masters public health education program at SPSU.

Linda Mayes

Arnold Gesell Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), of Pediatrics and of Psychology
Chair, Directorial Team Anna Freud Centre at London
Special Advisor, Dean

Russia (2008)

Children in Orphanages
Professor Mayes collaborates with Dr. Vladislav Ruchkin on studies of young children in Russian orphanages.

Linda Niccolai

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Director, HPV-IMPACT Project (Emerging Infections Program)
Deputy Director, Office International Training (CIRA)
Director, Development Core at Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
Member, Yale Cancer Center (Cancer Prevention and Control)

Russia (2010)

HIV/AIDS, Russia
Potential for HIV Transmission in Relationships of Drug-Using Women in Russia

Saint Petersburg, Russia (2010)

HIV/AIDS, Russia
The Context of HIV Testing for Detection of Early HIV Infection in St. Petersburg

Russia (2010)

International Training
Co-Investigator, AIDS International Training and Research Program in Russia

Russia (2009)

AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP)
Training researchers from the Russian Federation, China, India, and South Africa in HIV prevention research.

Daniel Zelterman

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

Saint Petersburg, Russia (2013)

AIDS Research
Collaborate with investigators in St. Petersburg through CIRA.