2020 Directors' Choice Publications


Month/Year Paper
December 2020 Walker JG, Kuchuloria T, Sergeenko D, Fraser H, Lim AG, Shadaker S, Hagan L, Gamkrelidze A, Kvaratskhelia V, Gvinjilia L, Aladashvili M, Asatiani A, Baliashvili D, Butsashvili M, Chikovani I, Khonelidze I, Kirtadze I, Kuniholm MH, Otiashvili D, Sharvadze L, Stvilia K, Tsertsvadze T, Zakalashvili M, Hickman M, Martin NK, Morgan J, Nasrullah M, Averhoff F, Vickerman P. Interim effect evaluation of the hepatitis C elimination programme in Georgia: a modelling studyLancet Glob Health. 2020;8(2):e244-e253. PMID: 31864917. PMCID: PMC7025283. 
November 2020 Gianella S, Moser C, Vitomirov A, McKhann A, Layman L, Scott B, Caballero G, Lada S, Bosch RJ, Hoenigl M, Lurain N, Landay A, Lederman MM, Hunt PW, Smith D. Presence of asymptomatic cytomegalovirus and Epstein--Barr virus DNA in blood of persons with HIV starting antiretroviral therapy is associated with non-AIDS clinical eventsAIDS. 2020;34(6):849-857. PMID: 32271250. PMCID: PMC7239326. 
October 2020 Cepeda JA, Borquez A, Magana C, Vo A, Rafful C, Rangel G, Medina-Mora ME, Strathdee S, Martin NK. Modelling integrated antiretroviral treatment and harm reduction services on HIV and overdose among people who inject drugs in Tijuana, MexicoJ Int AIDS Soc. 2020;23 Suppl 1:e25493. PMID: 32562375. PMCID: PMC7305416. 
September 2020 de Almeida SM, Ribeiro CE, Rotta I, Letendre S, Potter M, Tang B, Batistela M, Vaida F, Ellis RJ, and the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center Group. Blood amyloid-beta protein isoforms are affected by HIV-1 in a subtype-dependent patternJ Neurovirol. 2019;26(1):3-13. PMID: 31281948. PMCID: 6944779
August 2020

Vasylyeva TI, Zarebski A, Smyrnov P, Williams LD, Korobchuk A, Liulchuk M, Zadorozhna V, Nikolopoulos G, Paraskevis D, Schneider J, Skaathun B, Pybus OG, Friedman SR. Phylodynamics helps to evaluate the impact of an HIV prevention interventionViruses. 2020;12(4). PMID: 32326127. PMCID: 7232463.

July 2020 Chaillon A, Gianella S, Dellicour S, Rawlings SA, Schlub TE, De Oliveira MF, Ignacio C, Porrachia M, Vrancken B, Smith DM. HIV persists throughout deep tissues with repopulation from multiple anatomical sourcesJ Clin Invest. 2020;130(4):1699-1712. PMID: 31910162. PMCID: 7108926.
June 2020 Umotoy J, Bagaya BS, Joyce C, Schiffner T, Menis S, Saye-Francisco KL, Biddle T, Mohan S, Vollbrecht T, Kalyuzhniy O, Madzorera S, Kitchin D, Lambson B, Nonyane M, Kilembe W, IAVI Protocol C Investigators, IAVI African HIV Research Network, Poignard P, Schief WR, Burton DR, Murrell B, Moore PL, Briney B, Sok D, Landais E. Rapid and focused maturation of a VRC01-class HIV broadly neutralizing antibody lineage involves both binding and accommodation of the N276-glycan. Immunity. 2019;51(1):141-154 e146. PMID: 31315032. PMCID: 6642152.
May 2020 Montoya JL, Jankowski CM, O'Brien KK, Webel AR, Oursler KK, Henry BL, Moore DJ, Erlandson KM. Evidence-informed practical recommendations for increasing physical activity among persons living with HIV. AIDS. 2019;33(6):931-939. PMID: 30946147. PMCID: 6457127.
April 2020 Bristow CC, Rivera SKV, Ramos Cordova LB, Palacios LJQ, Konda KA, Klausner JD. Dual rapid test for HIV and syphilis: A laboratory evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of the Standard Q HIV/Syphilis Combo Test. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;94(1):30-32. PMID: 30642721. PMCID: 6462422.
March 2020 Blumenthal J, Jain S, Mulvihill E, Sun S, Hanashiro M, Ellorin E, Graber S, Haubrich R, Morris S. Perceived versus calculated HIV risk: Implications for pre-exposure prophylaxis uptake in a randomized trial of men who have sex with menJ Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019;80(2):e23-e29. PMID: 30422909. PMCID: 6331232.
January 2020 Beliakova-Bethell N, Mukim A, White CH, Deshmukh S, Abewe H, Richman DD, Spina CA. Histone deacetylase inhibitors induce complex host responses that contribute to differential potencies of these compounds in HIV reactivation. J Biol Chem. 2019;294(14):5576-5589. PMID: 30745362. PMCID: 6462528.

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