2021 Directors' Choice Publications


Month/Year Paper
July 2021 Javadi SS, Mathur K, Concha-Garcia S, Patel H, Perry KE, Lo M, Taylor J, Kaytes A, Little S, Gianella S, Smith D, Dube K. Attitudes and perceptions of next-of-kin/loved ones toward end-of-life HIV cure-related research: A qualitative focus group study in Southern California. PLoS One. 2021;16(5):e0250882. PMID: 33961653. PMCID: 8104928.  
June 2021 Hassan A, De Gruttola V, Hu YW, Sheng Z, Poortinga K, Wertheim JO. The relationship between the human immunodeficiency virus-1 transmission network and the HIV care continuum in Los Angeles County. Clin Infect Dis. 2020;71(9):e384-e391. PMID: 32020172. PMCID: 7904072. 
May 2021 Moshiri N, Smith DM, Mirarab S. HIV care prioritization using phylogenetic branch lengthJ Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021;86(5):626-637. PMID: 33394616. PMCID: 7933099.
April 2021 Pasipanodya EC, Li MJ, Jain S, Sun X, Tobin J, Ellorin E, Dube M, Daar ES, Corado K, Milam J, Blumenthal J, Morris SH, Moore DJ, and the California Collaborative Treatment Group. Greater levels of self-reported adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) are associated with increased condomless sex among men who have sex with menAIDS Behav. 2020;24(11):3192-3204. PMID: 32350774. PMCID: 7508761.
March 2021 Jain JP, Strathdee SA, Patterson TL, Semple SJ, Harvey-Vera A, Magis-Rodriguez C, Martinez G, Pines HA. Perceived barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis use and the role of syndemic factors among female sex workers in the Mexico-United States border region: a latent class analysis. AIDS Care. 2020;32(5):557-566. PMID: 31163975. PMCID: 6891112.
February 2021 Chaillon A, Nakazawa M, Rawlings SA, Curtin G, Caballero G, Scott B, Anderson C, Gianella S. Subclinical cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus shedding is associated with increasing HIV DNA molecular diversity in peripheral blood during suppressive antiretroviral therapy. J Virol. 2020;94(19):e00927-20. PMID: 32641485. PMCID: 7495390. 

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