Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study

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The Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) is an ongoing cohort study involving over 6,000 men, including both those infected with HIV, as well as HIV-negative men. The Los Angeles component of the MACS is called the Los Angeles Mens Study or LAMS. LAMS affiliated with UCLA and is supervised by Dr Roger Detels, MD & John Oishi.

The study, a program of the Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, has been ongoing for over 30 years and has resulted in over 1,000 scientific publications.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Brenda Wilson (April 24, 2009), AIDS Study Marks 25th Year, National Public Radio 
  2. ^ Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, May 2006