The multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, 1983 to ...

R. Detels, L. Jacobson, J. Margolick, O. Martinez-Maza, A. Muñoz, J. Phair, C. Rinaldo, S. Wolinsky

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The Multicenter AIDS Cohort (MACS), initiated in 1983 at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Northwestern University School of Medicine, and the UCLA School of Public Health, continues to conduct studies and publish key papers on the natural history of untreated and treated HIV infection in 6972 men-who-have-sex-with-men. Through May 2011, 1,490,995 specimens have been collected, 86,883 person-years of data accrued and 1195 scientific papers published in international journals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-198
Number of pages3
JournalPublic Health
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2012


  • AIDS
  • Cohort
  • HIV

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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