Benjamin Linas, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Infectious Diseases

MD, New York University School of Medicine
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health




Dr. Linas is a national leader in hepatitis-C virus (HCV) infection and HCV/HIV co-infection comparative- and cost-effectiveness research using computational biology, clinical epidemiology and clinical economics methods. Dr. Linas has an excellent track record of productivity, ample funding from the NIH and CDC, and a growing core of successful trainees. Dr. Linas directs the HIV/HCV core of the Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorders, HCV, and HIV, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in collaboration with Cornell, U Penn and Miami.

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology





Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research(CFAR): Core B-Developmental
07/01/2018 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
Miriam Hospital NIH-NIAID

(Prenotification) Kentucky CAN HEAL (Communities and Networks Helping End Addiction Long-term)
04/17/2019 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
University of Kentucky NIH-NIDA
1UM1DA049406-01

Researching Effective Strategies to Prevent Opioid Death(RESPOND)
06/01/2018 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
NIH-NIDA
5R01DA046527-02

Improving Naloxone Access and Its Effects on Drug Abuse Overdoses
03/04/2019 - 09/29/2021 (PI)
RAND Corporation CDC-NCIPC

A Cluster RCT to Increase HIV Testing in Substance Use Treatment Programs
09/01/2016 - 07/31/2021 (PI)
Trustees of Columbia University NIH-NIDA
5R01DA043130-04

BU Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2021 (PI)
NIH-NIAID
5T32AI052074-14

The Determining Effective Testing in Emergency Departments and Care Coordination on Treatment…
03/01/2018 - 12/31/2020 (PI)
Denver Health and Hospital Authority NIH-NIDA

A pragmatic trial of two strategies for implementing an effective eHealth HIV prevention program
09/01/2018 - 05/31/2020 (PI)
Northwestern University NIH-NIMH
1R01MH118213-01

Health Economics of Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV Treatment in the Era of Integrated Health..
07/01/2015 - 04/30/2020 (PI)
Cornell University NIH-NIDA
5P30DA040500-05

Progression to and costs associated with opioid use disorder among adolescents and young adults
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020 (PI)
NIH-NIDA
3R01DA046527-02S1

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2020 Researching Effective Strategies to Prevent Opioid Death (RESPOND) 5R01DA046527-03 3
2020 Researching Effective Strategies to Prevent Opioid Death (RESPOND) 5R01DA046527-03 3
2020 BU Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program 5T32AI052074-15 51
2019 Researching Effective Strategies to Prevent Opioid Death (RESPOND) 5R01DA046527-02 3
2019 Researching Effective Strategies to Prevent Opioid Death (RESPOND) 3R01DA046527-02S1 3
2019 BU Clinical HIV/AIDS Research Training Program 5T32AI052074-14 51
2019 Health Economics of Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV Treatment in the Era of Integrated Health Care (HCV + HIV Core) 5P30DA040500-05-6229 121
2018 Researching Effective Strategies to Prevent Opioid Death (RESPOND) 1R01DA046527-01 3
2018 Health Economics of Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV Treatment in the Era of Integrated Health Care (HCV + HIV Core) 5P30DA040500-04-6229 121
2017 Health Economics of Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV Treatment in the Era of Integrated Health Care (HCV + HIV Core) 5P30DA040500-03-6229 121
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  1. Morgan JR, Savinkina A, Pires Dos Santos AG, Xue Z, Shilton S, Linas B. HCV Viral Load Greater Than 1000 IU/ml at Time of Virologic Failure in Direct-Acting Antiviral-Treated Patients. Adv Ther. 2021 03; 38(3):1690-1700.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33590445
     
  2. 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 01; 4(2):e2037259.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33587136
     
  3. 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 01; 220:108526.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33465604
     
  4. 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 12 01; 3(12):e2029676.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33320266
     
  5. 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 01; 120:108158. PMID: 33298298
     
  6. 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 12 01; 217:108336.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33152672
     
  7. 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 10 01; 3(10):e2016228.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33052402; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16228;
     
  8. 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. PMID: 33111148
     
  9. 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 09.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32901815
     
  10. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32881916
     
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