The UNAIDS-Lancet Commission: Defeating AIDS—advancing global health

Piot P, Abdool Karim SS, Hecht R, Legido-Quigley H, Buse K, Stover J, Ryckman T, Resch S, Mogedal S, Dybul M, Goosby E, Watts C, Kilongo N, McManus J, Sidibe M on behalf of the Lancet- Unaids Commission on HIV/AIDS.
Lancet 2015; 386: 171–218

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Innate antibacterial activity in female genital tract secretions is associated with increased risk of HIV acquisition.

Madan RP, Masson L, Tugetman J, Werner L, Grobler A, Mlisana K, Lo Y, Che D, Arnold KB, Karim Abdool S, Passmore J-AS, Herold B.
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 2015: doi:10.1089/AID.2015.0011

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South African HIV-1 subtype C transmitted variants with a specific 1 V2 motif show higher dependence on α4β7 for replication.

Richardson SI, Gray ES, Mkhize NN, Sheward DJ, Lambson BE, Wibmer CK, Masson L, Werner L4, Garrett N, Passmore J-AS, Abdool Karim Q, Abdool Karim SS, Williamson C, Moore PL, Morris L.
Retrovirology 2015; 12:54. doi: 10.1186/s12977-015-0183-3.

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How Bioethics Is Complementing Human Rights in Realizing Health Access for Clinical Trial Participants: The Case of Formative PrEP Access in South Africa.

Singh JA.
Health and Human Rights Journal 2015: 1(17): 58-62.

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Increased levels of inflammatory cytokines in the female reproductive tract are associated with altered expression of proteases, mucosal barrier proteins, and an influx of HIV-susceptible target cells.

Arnold KB, Burgener A, Birse K, Romas L, Dunphy LJ, Shahabi K, Abou M, Westmacott GR, McCorrister S, Kwatampora J, Nyanga B, Kimani J, Masson L, Liebenberg LJ, Abdool Karim SS, Passmore J-AS, Lauffenburger DA, Kaul R, McKinnon LR
Mucosal Immunology 2015: doi:10.1038/mi.2015.51

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Risk of HIV-1 acquisition among women who use different types of injectable progestin contraception in South Africa: a prospective cohort study.

Noguchi LM, Richardson BA, Baeten JM, Hillier SL, Balkus JE, Chirenje ZM, Bunge K, Ramjee G, Nair G, Palanee-Phillips T, Selepe P, van der Straten A, Parikh UM, Gomez K, Piper JM, Watts DH, Marrazzo JM, for the VOICE Study Team
Lancet HIV 2015;

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