Recent Publications

  1. Paca-uccaralertkun, S., Damgaard, C.K., Auewarakul, P., Thitithanyanont, A., Suphaphiphat, P., Essex, M., Kjems, J., and Lee, T.H. The Effect of a Single Nucleotide Substitution in the Splicing Silencer in the tat/rev Intron on HIV Type 1 Envelope Expression. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses. 22: 76-82 (2006).
  2. Novitsky, V., Gilbert, P., Shea, K., McLane, M.F., Rybak, N., Klein, I., Thior, I., Ndung’u, T., Lee, T.H., and Essex, M. Interactive Association of Proviral Load and IFN-γ–Secreting T Cell Reponses in HIV-1C Infection. Virology. 349: 142-155 (2006).
  3. Da’dara, A.A., Lautsch, N., Novitsky, V., Lee, T.H., Essex, M., and Harn, D.A. Helminth Infection Suppresses T Cell Immune Response to HIV-DNA-Based Vaccine in Mice. Vaccine. 24: 5211-5219 (2006).
  4. Thior, I., Lockman, S., Smeaton, L.M., Shapiro, R.L., Wester, C., Heymann, S.J., Gilbert, P.B., Stevens, L., Peter, T., Kim, S., van Widenfelt, E., Moffat, C., Ndase, P., Arimi, P., Kebaabetswe, P., Mazonde, P., Makhema, J., McIntosh, K., Novitsky, V., Lee, T.H., Marlink, R., Lagakos, S., and Essex, M., for the Mashi Study Team. Breastfeeding Plus Infant Zidovudine Prophylaxis for 6 Months vs Formula Feeding Plus Infant Zidovudine for 1 Month to Reduce Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Botswana. A Randomized Trial: The Mashi Study. JAMA. 296: 794-805 (2006).
  5. Suphaphiphat, P., Essex, M., and Lee, T.H. Mutations in the V3 Stem versus the V3 Crown and C4 Region Have Different Effects on the Binding and Fusion Steps of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Gp120 Interaction with the CCR5 Coreceptor. Virology. 360: 182-190 (2007).
  6. Teeravechyan, S., Suphaphiphat, P., Essex, M., and Lee, T.H. Relative Concordance of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Oligomeric and Monomeric Envelope in CCR 5 Coreceptor Usage. Virology. 370: 443-450 (2008).
  7. Chigwedere, P., Seage, G.R. III, Lee, T.H., and Essex, M. Efficacy of Antiretroviral Drugs in Reducing Mother to Child Transmission of HIV in Africa: A Meta-Analysis of Published Clinical Trials. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses. 24: 827–837 (2008).
  8. Chigwedere, P., Seage, G.R., III, Gruskin, S., Lee, T.-H., and Essex, M. Estimating the Lost Benefits of Antiretroviral Drug Use in South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 49:410–415 (2008).
  9. Phuphuakrat, A., Kraiwong, R., Boonarkart, C., Lauhakirti, D., Lee, T.H., and Auewarakul, P. Double-Stranded RNA Adenosine Deaminases Enhance Expression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Proteins. J Virol. 82:10864–72 (2008).
  10. Armstrong, K.L., Lee, T.H., and Essex, M. Replicative capacity differences of thymidine analog resistance mutations in subtype B and C human immunodeficiency virus type 1. J. Virol. 83:4051–4059 (2009).
  11. Teeravechyan, S., Essex, M., and Lee, T.H. Conserved Determinants of Enhanced CCR5 Binding in the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Subtype D Envelope Third Variable Loop. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses. 26:481–8 (2010).
  12. Armstrong, K.L., Lee, T.H., and Essex, M. The Replicative Fitness Costs of Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor Drug Resistance Mutations on HIV Subtype C. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 55:2146–53 (2011).
  13. Becquet, R., Marston, M., Dabis, F., Moulton, L.H., Gray, G., Coovadia, H., Essex, M., Ekouevi, D., Jackson, D., Coutsoudis, A., Kilewo, C., Leroy, V., Wiktor, S., Nduati, R., Msellati, P., Zaba, B., Ghys, P.D., Newell, M.-L., Lee, T.H., and the UNAIDS Child Survival Group. Children Who Acquire HIV Infection Perinatally Are at Higher Risk of Early Death Than Those Acquiring Infection through Breastmilk: A Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE. 7:e28510 (2012). PMCID: PMC3285615.