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2 Antivir Ther
1 Cancer
4 Clin Infect Dis
2 J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
1 J Clin Invest
1 J Med Virol
3 J Virol
1 Lancet Glob Health
1 Lancet HIV
1 Lancet Psychiatry
1 Nature
1 Pediatrics
1 PLoS Med
15 PLoS One
3 PLoS Pathog
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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  1. BREW BJ, McArthur JC
    'A man is as old as his arteries' (attributed to Thomas Sydenham, the English Hippocrates).
    AIDS. 2020;34:637-639.

    Antivir Ther

  2. VIVANCOS-GALLEGO MJ, Okhai H, Perez-Elias MJ, Gomez-Ayerbe C, et al
    CD4(+):CD8(+) T-cell ratio changes in people with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment.
    Antivir Ther. 2020 Apr 27. doi: 10.3851/IMP3354.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. BLACKMAN AL, Heil EL, Devanathan AS, Pandit NS, et al
    The effect of veno-arterial extracorporeal oxygenation and nasogastric tube administration on the pharmacokinetic profile of abacavir, lamivudine and dolutegravir: a case report.
    Antivir Ther. 2020 Apr 28. doi: 10.3851/IMP3355.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  4. HORTON S, Camacho Rodriguez R, Anderson BO, Aung S, et al
    Health system strengthening: Integration of breast cancer care for improved outcomes.
    Cancer. 2020;126 Suppl 10:2353-2364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  5. TOKAREV A, McKinnon LR, Pagliuzza A, Sivro A, et al
    Preferential infection of alpha4beta7+ memory CD4+ T cells during early acute HIV-1 infection.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 29. pii: 5827014. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. NOSYK B, Armstrong WS, Del Rio C
    Contact tracing for COVID-19: An opportunity to reduce health disparities and End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the US.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 27. pii: 5825755. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. CAMELO IY, Mwananyanda LM, Thea DM, Seidenberg P, et al
    A Tale of 2 Pneumos: The Impact of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Exposure or Infection Status on Pediatric Nasopharyngeal Carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Pneumocystis jiroveci: A Nested Case Control Analysis From the Pneumonia Etiology Researc
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 15. pii: 5826064. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. POYNTEN IM, Jin F, Roberts JM, Templeton DJ, et al
    The Natural History of Anal High-grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in Gay and Bisexual Men.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 28. pii: 5826154. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr

  9. DE ALMEIDA SM, Ribeiro CE, Tang B, de Pereira AP, et al
    Neurocytoskeleton proteins in cerebrospinal fluid of people with HIV-1 subtypes B and C.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 Apr 27. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002389.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. SUN-SUSLOW N, Paolillo EW, Morgan EE, Letendre S, et al
    Frailty and HIV disease severity synergistically increase risk of HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders.
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2020 Apr 27. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002391.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Invest

  11. COHN LB, Deeks SG
    The immune response fails to control HIV early in initial virus spread.
    J Clin Invest. 2020 Apr 27. pii: 136886. doi: 10.1172/JCI136886.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Virol

  12. ALTUNTAS AYDIN O, Kumbasar Karaosmanoglu H, Kart Yasar K
    HIV/SARS-CoV-2 co-infected patients in Istanbul, Turkey.
    J Med Virol. 2020 Apr 29. doi: 10.1002/jmv.25955.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Virol

  13. MIKHAILOVA A, Valle-Casuso JC, David A, Monceaux V, et al
    Anti-apoptotic clone 11 derived peptides induce in vitro death of CD4+ T cells susceptible to HIV-1 infection.
    J Virol. 2020 Apr 29. pii: JVI.00611-20. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00611.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. STRONGIN Z, Micci L, Fromentin R, Harper J, et al
    Virologic and immunologic features of SIV control post ART interruption in rhesus macaques.
    J Virol. 2020 Apr 29. pii: JVI.00338-20. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00338.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. SCHARF L, Tauriainen J, Buggert M, Hartogensis W, et al
    Delayed expression of PD1 and TIGIT on HIV-specific CD8 T-cells in untreated HLA-B*57:01 individuals followed from early infection.
    J Virol. 2020 Apr 29. pii: JVI.02128-19. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02128.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Long-Acting Injectable HIV Therapy Noninferior to Daily Pills.
    JAMA. 2020;323:1543.

  17. KUEHN BM
    New York Hospital Was Likely Source of Young Man's HIV Infection.
    JAMA. 2020;323:1544.

    Lancet Glob Health

  18. SHERR L, Cluver L, Desmond C, Toska E, et al
    A new vehicle to accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2020;8:e637-e638.

    Lancet HIV

    When pandemics collide.
    Lancet HIV. 2020 Apr 24. pii: S2352-3018(20)30113.

    Lancet Psychiatry

  20. KARAMOUZIAN M, Johnson C, Kerr T
    Public health messaging and harm reduction in the time of COVID-19.
    Lancet Psychiatry. 2020;7:390-391.


  21. ACKERMAN CM, Myhrvold C, Thakku SG, Freije CA, et al
    Massively multiplexed nucleic acid detection using Cas13.
    Nature. 2020 Apr 29. pii: 10.1038/s41586-020-2279.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  22. GUILAMO-RAMOS V, Benzekri A, Thimm-Kaiser M, Dittus P, et al
    A Triadic Intervention for Adolescent Sexual Health: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
    Pediatrics. 2020;145.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Med

  23. BROGER T, Nicol MP, Szekely R, Bjerrum S, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of a novel tuberculosis point-of-care urine lipoarabinomannan assay for people living with HIV: A meta-analysis of individual in- and outpatient data.
    PLoS Med. 2020;17:e1003113.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  24. DIRISU O, Eluwa G, Adams E, Torpey K, et al
    "I think this is the only challenge... the stigma" Stakeholder perceptions about barriers to Antenatal care (ANC) and Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) uptake in Kano state, Nigeria.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232028.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. TESFAY F, Ziersch A, Mwanri L, Javanparast S, et al
    Contextual and individual level factors influencing nutritional program effectiveness in HIV care setting in Tigray region, northern Ethiopia: Mixed methods study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231859.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. BECKER N, Cordeiro LS, Poudel KC, Sibiya TE, et al
    Individual, household, and community level barriers to ART adherence among women in rural Eswatini.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231952.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. TESEMA T, Seyoum D, Ejeta E, Tsegaye R, et al
    Determinants of tuberculosis treatment outcome under directly observed treatment short courses in Adama City, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232468.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. PILLAY D, Stankevitz K, Lanham M, Ridgeway K, et al
    Factors influencing uptake, continuation, and discontinuation of oral PrEP among clients at sex worker and MSM facilities in South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228620.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. CUMBANE V, Imbach M, Chissumba RM, Macicame I, et al
    Determining hematological, biochemical and immunological reference values in healthy adults with high-risk for HIV acquisition in Mozambique.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232018.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. DOS REIS HLB, Boldrini NAT, Rangel AFR, Barros VF, et al
    Placental growth disorders and perinatal adverse outcomes in Brazilian HIV-infected pregnant women.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231938.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. GANGCUANGCO LMA, Mitchell BI, Siriwardhana C, Kohorn LB, et al
    Mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in peripheral blood mononuclear cells is decreased in chronic HIV and correlates with immune dysregulation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231761.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. ODIACHI A, Sam-Agudu NA, Erekaha S, Isah C, et al
    A mixed-methods assessment of disclosure of HIV status among expert mothers living with HIV in rural Nigeria.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232423.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. DAVIS W, Mantsios A, Karver T, Murray M, et al
    "It made me more confident that I have it under control": Patient and provider perspectives on moving to a two-drug ART regimen in the United States and Spain.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232473.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. DALE MP, Moses T, Johnston EJ, Rosser SJ, et al
    A systematic comparison of triterpenoid biosynthetic enzymes for the production of oleanolic acid in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231980.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. COHEN J, Venter WDF
    The integration of occupational- and household-based chronic stress among South African women employed as public hospital nurses.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231693.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. HAREZLAK J, Sarwat S, Wools-Kaloustian K, Schomaker M, et al
    PS-SiZer map to investigate significant features of body-weight profile changes in HIV infected patients in the IeDEA Collaboration.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0220165.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. PHAN BAP, Ma Y, Scherzer R, Deeks SG, et al
    Association between statin use, atherosclerosis, and mortality in HIV-infected adults.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232636.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. MATAMBO R, Takarinda KC, Thekkur P, Sandy C, et al
    Treatment outcomes of multi drug resistant and rifampicin resistant Tuberculosis in Zimbabwe: A cohort analysis of patients initiated on treatment during 2010 to 2015.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230848.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  39. SANTER DM, Minty GES, Golec DP, Lu J, et al
    Differential expression of interferon-lambda receptor 1 splice variants determines the magnitude of the antiviral response induced by interferon-lambda 3 in human immune cells.
    PLoS Pathog. 2020;16:e1008515.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. HSIAO F, Frouard J, Gramatica A, Xie G, et al
    Tissue memory CD4+ T cells expressing IL-7 receptor-alpha (CD127) preferentially support latent HIV-1 infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2020;16:e1008450.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. SCHIFANELLA L, Barnett SW, Bissa M, Galli V, et al
    Correction: ALVAC-HIV B/C candidate HIV vaccine efficacy dependent on neutralization profile of challenge virus and adjuvant dose and type.
    PLoS Pathog. 2020;16:e1008531.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  42. GUPTA S, Louis JM, Tycko R
    Effects of an HIV-1 maturation inhibitor on the structure and dynamics of CA-SP1 junction helices in virus-like particles.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Apr 27. pii: 1917755117.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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