VIGH Faculty: Recent Publications
October 2012 Publications
Philip Ciampa, M.D., M.P.H., Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Carolyn Audet, Ph.D. “Comprehensive Knowledge of HIV among Women in Rural Mozambique: Development and Validation of the HIV Knowledge 27 Scale.” in PLOS One.
Andy Norman, M.D., Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D. “Access to facility delivery and caesarean section in north-central Liberia: a cross-sectional community-based study.” in BMJ Open.
William Wester, M.D., M.P.H. “Validation of A Point-of-Care Lactate Device For Screening At-Risk Adults Receiving Combination Antiretroviral Therapy In Botswana.” In The Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals.
Han-Zhu Qian, M.D., Ph.D. “HIV and Associated Risk Factors Among Male Clients of Female Sex Workers in a Chinese Border Region.” in The Journal of the American Venereal Disease Association.
Vikrant Sahasrabuddhe, MBBS, M.P.H., Dr.P.H. “Human Papillomavirus Vaccines for Cervical Cancer Prevention: Translating Possibility Into Reality.” in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
William Wester, M.D., M.P.H. “Duodenal histoplasmosis presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding in an AIDS patient.” in Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine.
Laurence Zwiebel, Ph.D. “Structure-activity relationship of a broad-spectrum insect odorant receptor agonist.” in American Chemical Society Chemical Biology.
September 2012 Publications
Chrispine Moyo, MBChB “Six-month hemoglobin concentration and its association with subsequent mortality among adults on antiretroviral therapy in Lusaka, Zambia.” in The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.
Mary Louise Lindegren, M.D., M.P.H. “Integration of HIV/AIDS services with maternal, neonatal and child health, nutrition, and family planning services.” in The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
Mark Newton, M.D., FAAP, Harold Lovvorn, III, M.D. “Molecular characterization of Wilms’ tumor from a resource-constrained region of sub-Saharan Africa.” in The International Journal of Cancer.
Laurence Zwiebel, Ph.D. “The Molecular Receptive Range of a Lactone Receptor in Anopheles gambiae.” in Chemical Senses and Flavor.
Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D. “Prevention, detection, and treatment of coinfections: a priority in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons to reduce viral load and consequent disease progression and transmission : comment on ‘Effect of early syphilis infection on plasma viral load and CD4 cell count in human immunodeficiency virus-infected men.’” in The American Medical Association Archives in Internal Medicine.
William Wester, M.D., M.P.H. “Effect modification by sex and baseline CD4+ cell count among adults receiving combination antiretroviral therapy in Botswana: results from a clinical trial.” in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.
Han-Zhu Qian, M.D., Ph.D. “Dynamics of the HIV epidemic in southern China: sexual and drug-using behaviours among female sex workers and male clients in Yunnan.” in The International Journal of STDs & AIDS.
August 2012 Publications
David Wright, Ph.D. “Metabolic impact of 4-hydroxynonenal on macrophage-like RAW 264.7 function and activation.” in Chemical Research in Toxicology.
Muktar Aliyu, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. “Prevalence and Risk Factors for Domestic Violence Among Pregnant Women in Northern Nigeria.” in The Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Muktar Aliyu, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. “Male Circumcision and HIV Risk Behavior Among University Students in Northern Nigeria.” in The American Journal of Men’s Health.
Julián Hillyer, Ph.D. “Complex effects of temperature on mosquito immune function.” in The Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.
Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D. “Pulmonary tuberculosis in mumbai, India: factors responsible for patient and treatment delays.” in The International Journal of Preventive Medicine.
William Wester, M.D., M.P.H., Bryan Shepherd, Ph.D. “Risk factors for symptomatic hyperlactatemia and lactic acidosis among combination antiretroviral therapy-treated adults in Botswana: results from a clinical trial.” in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.
Laurence Zwiebel, Ph.D. “Phylogenetic and transcriptomic analysis of chemosensory receptors in a pair of divergent ant species reveals sex-specific signatures of odor coding.” in PLOS Genetics.
July 2012 Publications:
Julián Hillyer, Ph.D. “Increased survivorship following bacterial infection by the mosquito Aedes aegypti as compared to Anopheles gambiae correlates with increased transcriptional induction of antimicrobial peptides.” in Developmental and Comparative Immunology.
Frederick Haselton, Ph.D., David Wright, Ph.D. “Low-resource method for extracting the malarial biomarker histidine-rich protein II to enhance diagnostic test performance.” in Analytical Chemistry.
Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D. “Notification for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Among Sex Workers in Guatemala: Acceptability, Barriers, and Preferences.” in The Journal of the American Venereal Disease Association.
Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Han-Zhu Qian, M.D., Ph.D. “Risk behaviors for reproductive tract infection in women who have sex with women in beijing, china.” in PLOS One.
Marcia Kalish, Ph.D. “Prevalence of Drug Resistance-Related Polymorphisms in Treatment-Naive Individuals Infected with Nonsubtype B HIV Type 1 in Cameroon.” in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.
June 2012 Publications
Carolyn Audet, Ph.D., Meridith Blevins, M.S., Troy Moon, M.D., M.P.H., Mohsin Sidat, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. “Acceptability of cervical cancer screening in rural Mozambique.” in Health Education Research.
Philip Ciampa, M.D., M.P.H., José Tique, Mohsin Sidat, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., Troy Moon, M.D., M.P.H., Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D. “Addressing Poor Retention of Infants Exposed to HIV: A Quality Improvement Study in Rural Mozambique.” in The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.
Philip Ciampa, M.D., M.P.H., Lara Vaz, Ph.D., Meridith Blevins, M.S., Mohsin Sidat, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Alfredo Vergara, Ph.D. “The Association among Literacy, Numeracy, HIV Knowledge and Health-Seeking Behavior: A Population-Based Survey of Women in Rural Mozambique.” in PLOS One.
Julián Hillyer, Ph.D. “Anopheles gambiae corazonin: gene structure, expression and effect on mosquito heart physiology.” in The Royal Entomological Society of London.
John Koethe, M.D., Meridith Blevins, M.S., Chris Nyirenda, MBChB, Albert Mwango, M.D., Webster Kasongo, M.P.H., Bryan Shepherd, Ph.D., Douglas Heimburger, M.D., M.S. “Self-reported dietary intake and appetite predict early treatment outcome among low-BMI adults initiating HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa.” in Public Health Nutrition.
Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Vikrant Sahasrabuddhe, MBBS, M.P.H., Dr.P.H. “HPV Genotype Distribution in Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia among HIV-Infected Women in Pune, India.” in PLOS One.
Troy Moon, M.D., M.P.H., Mohsin Sidat, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D. “Implementation of cervical cancer screening using visual inspection with acetic acid in rural Mozambique: successes and challenges using HIV care and treatment programme investments in Zambézia Province.” in The Journal of the International AIDS Society.
Aaron Kipp, Ph.D., Bryan Shepherd, Ph.D., Timothy Sterling, M.D., Catherine McGowan, M.D., Han-Zhu Qian, M.D., Ph.D “Active cocaine use is associated with lack of HIV-1 virologic suppression independent of nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy: Use of a rapid screening tool during routine clinic visits.” in AIDS Care.
Vikrant Sahasrabuddhe, MBBS, M.P.H., Dr.P.H. “The risk of hepatocellular carcinoma among individuals with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the United States.” in The American Cancer Society.
Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., Mohsin Sidat, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., José Tique, Troy Moon, M.D., M.P.H., Philip Ciampa, M.D., M.P.H. “Transitioning HIV care and treatment programs in southern Africa to full local management.” in AIDS.
Mary Louise Lindegren, M.D., M.P.H. “Variants in ABCB1, TGFB1, and XRCC1 genes and susceptibility to viral hepatitis A infection in Mexican Americans.” in Hepatology : Official Journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
Han-Zhu Qian, M.D., Ph.D. “High sensitivity C-reactive protein associated with different health predictors in middle-aged and oldest old Chinese.” in Biomedical and Environmental Sciences.