Robert Gross, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
804 Blockley Hall
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-898-2437
Fax: 215-573-5315
B.A. (Italian)
Cornell University , 1986.
Cornell University, 1991.
M.S.C.E. (Pharmacoepidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

HIV clinical epidemiology; outcomes of HIV treatment; adherence to therapy including development of methods to measure adherence

Selected Publications

Yehia BR,Stephens A, Momplaisir F, Taylor L, Gross R, Dube B, Glanz K, Brady KA: Health Outcomes of HIV-Infected People with Mental Illness AIDS and Behavior 2015 (in press).

Brier, M.J., Chambless, D.L, Gross, R., Su, H.I., DeMichele, A., & Mao, J.J.: Association between self-report adherence measures and estrogen suppression among breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitors. European Journal of Cancer 2015 (in press).

Bonacci RA, Frasca K, Swift L, Sha D, Bilker WB, Bamford L, Yehia BR, Gross R. : Antiretroviral Refill Adherence Correlates with, but Poorly Predicts Retention in HIV Care AIDS and Behavior 2015 (in press).

Eby J, Chapman J, Marukutira T, Anabwani G, Tshume O, Lepodisi O, Dipotso T, Mokete K, Gross R, Lowenthal E.: The adherence-outcome relationship is not altered by diary-driven adjustments of microelectronic monitor data. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2015 (in press).

Ravimohan, Tamuhla N, Kung SJ, Nfanyana K, Steenhoff AP, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP.: Matrix metalloproteinases in tuberculosis-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome and impaired lung function among advanced HIV/TB co-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapy. eBiomedicine 2015 (in press).

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Steenhoff AP, Letlhogile R, Nfanyana K, Rantleru T, Tierney A, Bellamy SL, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP.: Immunologic Profiles Distinguish TB-IRIS and non-IRIS Death in HIV-infected Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy: an Observational Cohort Study. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2015 (in press).

Okatch H, Bellamy S, Han X, Ratshaa B, Steenhoff AP,Mosepele M, Bisson GP, Gross R: CD4 cell counts at antiretroviral therapy initiation in Botswana have been increasing. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015 (in press).

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Nfanyana K, Steenhoff AP, Letlhogile R, Frank I, MacGregor RR, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP.: Robust reconstitution of TB-specific polyfunctional CD4+ T-cell responses and rising systemic IL-6 in paradoxical TB-IRIS. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015 (in press).

Kelly BJ, Gross R, Lewis JD, Collman RG, Li H, Bushman FD : Power and Sample-Size Estimation for Microbiome Studies Using Pairwise Distances and PERMANOVA. Bioinformatics 2015 (in press).

Lyons A, Bilker WB, Hines J, Gross R: Effect of format on comprehension of adherence data in chronic disease: a cross-sectional study in HIV. Patient Education and Counseling Page: 1-6, Aug 2015

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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