Publications

Deep sequencing of near full-length HIV-1 genomes from plasma identifies circulating subtype C and infrequent occurrence of AC recombinant form in Southern India.
PLoS One. 2017 Dec 8;12(12):e0188603
Shuba Varshini Alampalli, Michael M Thomson, Raghavan Sampathkumar, Karthi Sivaraman, Anto Jesuraj U.K.J, Chirag Dhar, George D Souza, Neil Berry, Annapurna Vyakarnam.

Assay optimisation and technology transfer for multi-site immuno-monitoring in vaccine trials. 
PLOs ONE 2017 12(10): e0184391 
Smith SG, Harris SA, Satti I, Bryan D, Walker KB Dockrell HM, McShane H, Ho MM. PLOs ONE 12(10): e0184391.

Characterization of a Novel HIV-1 Second-Generation Recombinant Form in Men Who Have Sex with Men in Beijing, China.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Nov;33(11):1175-1179.
Wang C, Wang Y, Kong D, Xin R, Xu W, Feng Y, Shao Y, Ma L*. 

Characterization of a New HIV-1 CRF01_AE/CRF07_BC Recombinant Virus in Guangxi, China.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Nov;33(11):1166-1170.
Kong D, Wang Y, Wang C, Liang S, Feng Y, Ruan Y, Shao Y, Ma L*. 

Identification of a Novel HIV Type 1 CRF01_AE/B'/C Recombinant Isolate in Sichuan, China.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Jun;33(6):621-628.
Wang Y, Kong D, Xu W, Li F, Liang S, Feng Y, Zhang F, Shao Y, Ma L*. 

Identification of a Novel CRF01_AE/CRF07_BC Recombinant Form in Men Who Have Sex with Men in Sichuan, China.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2016 Jul;32(7):718-21.
Wang Y, Wei H, Xu W, Yin Q, Feng Y, Liang S, Shao Y, Ma L*. 

Near Full-Length Genome Identification of a Novel HIV-1 Unique (B/C) Recombinant Isolate in Sichuan, China.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2016 Dec;32(12):1229-1233.
Yan Wang, Liying Ma, Weisi Xu, Fan Li, Shu Liang, Yi Feng, Yiming Shao, and Fujie Zhang*.

Antigenic and Genetic Variability of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 in the Russian Federation at the Present Stage.
Physiology and Pathology of Immune System. Immunopharmacogenomics. Volume 19. I. 7. 2015 p. 3-12.
Moskaleychik F.F., Laga V.Yu, Turgiev A.S., Kornilaeva G.V., Grinkina S.D., Delgado E., Vega Y., Fernandez-Garcia A., Perez-Alvarez L., Pronin A.Yu., Zhernov Y.V., Thomson M.M., Bobkova M.R., Gintsburg A.L., Chereshnev V.A., Khaitov R.M., Karamov E.V. 

Intracellular Cytokine Staining and Flow Cytometry: Considerations for Application in clinical trials of Novel Tuberculosis Vaccines.
PLOs ONE 2015, 10(9): e0138042. 
Steven G. Smith, Kaatje Smits, Simone A. Joosten, Krista E. van Meijgaarden, Iman Satti, Helen A. Fletcher, Nadia Caccamo,Francesco Dieli, Francoise Mascart, Helen McShane, Hazel M. Dockrell, Tom H. M. Ottenhoff, TBVI TB Biomarker Working Group.

Phylogeny and Phylogeography of a Recent HIV-1 Subtype F Outbreak among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Spain Deriving from a Cluster with a Wide Geographic Circulation in Western Europe
PLoS One. 2015; 10(11): e0143325. Published online 2015 Nov 24. doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0143325
Elena Delgado, María Teresa Cuevas, Francisco Domínguez, Yolanda Vega, Marina Cabello, Aurora Fernández-García, Marcos Pérez-Losada, María Ángeles Castro, Vanessa Montero, Mónica Sánchez, Ana Mariño, Hortensia Álvarez, Patricia Ordóñez, Antonio Ocampo, Celia Miralles, Sonia Pérez-Castro, María José López-Álvarez, Raúl Rodríguez, Matilde Trigo, Julio Diz-Arén, Carmen Hinojosa, Pablo Bachiller, Silvia Hernáez-Crespo, Ramón Cisterna, Eugenio Garduño, Lucía Pérez-Álvarez, and Michael M Thomson. 

Detection of IgG1 antibodies against Mycobacterium tuberculosis DosR and Rpf antigens in tuberculosis patients before and after chemotherapy
Tuberculosis 2015, Volume 96 , 65 - 70, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2015.11.001
Ana Márcia Menezes Mattos, Alexandre Silva Chaves, Kees L.M.C. Franke, Bárbara Bruna Muniz Figueiredo, Ana Paula Ferreira, Tom H.M. Ottenhoff, Henrique Couto Teixeira

Innovative strategies to identify M. tuberculosis antigens and epitopes using genome-wide analyses
Front. Immunol. 2014 | doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2014.00256

Annemieke Geluk, Krista E. van Meijgaarden, Simone A. Joosten, Susanna Commandeur and Tom H. Ottenhoff

 

Eleven additional publications from various EURIPRED partners are currently being prepared or submitted and awaiting for review (updated 8th Jan 2018). Draft titles/author lists of some of the publications are reported below

Development of a highly diverse panel of HIV-1 isolates. A useful tool to test new vaccine candidates and new drugs (ISCIII)

High frequency of non-subtype B infections and of clustering in new HIV-1 diagnoses in Spain (ISCIII)

Production and phenotypic characterization of functional envelope clones from a large HIV-1 subtype F cluster recently expanded in Spain: high frequency of CXCR4-using viruses (ISCIII)

Luminex panel comparative analysis (LUMC). Krista E van Meijgaarden et al.

Harmonisation of intracellular cytokine staining/ flow cytometry assay across multiple sites for reproducibility and measurement of vaccine induced responses. (LSHTm) Smith SG, Satti I, van Mejigaarden KE, Fedele G, REise P, Guzman C, Gabriele L, Ottenhoff TH, McShane HM, Dockrell HM

Adjuvant study performed for development of (pre) clinical therapeutic Hepatitis B vaccine prototype (UNIL)

Optimization, characterisation and short stability study of 8 TB vaccine formulations (UNIL)

 

PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES/POSTERS

Molecular epidemiology and phylogeography of a HIV-1 subtype F cluster recently expanded among men who have sex with men in Spain, deriving from a variant widely circulating in Western Europe
Abstract on 20th Aids confercence, 20-25 July, Melbourne, Australia
E. Delgado, M.T. Cuevas, Y. Vega, M.Á. Castro, A. Mariño, A. Fernández-García, V. Montero, M. Sánchez, A. Ocampo, C. Miralles, M.J. López-Álvarez, C. Hinojosa, P. Bachiller, R. Rodríguez, M. Trigo, L. Pérez-Álvarez, M. Thomson

Poster presentation: Molecular epidemiology and phylogeography of a HIV-1 subtype F cluster recently expanded among men who have sex with men in Spain, deriving from a variant widely circulating in Western Europe.
International AIDS conference, Melbourne, 20-25 July 2014.
Elena Delgado, María Teresa Cuevas, Yolanda Vega, María Ángeles Castro, Ana Mariño, Aurora Fernández-García, Vanessa Montero, Mónica Sánchez, Antonio Ocampo, Celia Miralles, María José López-Álvarez, Carmen Hinojosa, Pablo Bachiller, Raúl Rodríguez, Matilde Trigo, Lucía Pérez-Álvarez, Michael M Thomson

 

 

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