Confucius Institute

Research Output

2020

Comparative transcriptome analysis of endemic and epidemic Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) lesions and the secondary role of HIV-1 in KS pathogenesis

Lidenge, S. J., Kossenkov, A. V., Tso, F. Y., Wickramasinghe, J., Privatt, S. R., Ngalamika, O., Ngowi, J. R., Mwaiselage, J., Lieberman, P. M., West, J. T. & Wood, C., Jul 2020, In : PLoS pathogens. 16, 7, e1008681.

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Open Access

Healthy pregnancies and essential fats: Focus group discussions with Zambian women on dietary need and acceptability of a novel RUSF containing fish oil DHA

Chunda-Liyoka, C., Lubeya, M. K., Imakando, M., Kisling, S., Majid, S., Willis, M. S., Wood, C., Kankasa, C. & Dirusso, C. C., Feb 10 2020, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 20, 1, 93.

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Open Access

HIV-1 subtypes and drug resistance mutations among female sex workers varied in different cities and regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Kwon, E. H., Musema, G. M. A., Boelter, J., Townsend, S., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Kayembe, P. K., West, J. & Wood, C., Feb 1 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 2, e0228670.

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Open Access

How the Cervical Microbiota Contributes to Cervical Cancer Risk in Sub-Saharan Africa

Klein, C., Kahesa, C., Mwaiselage, J., West, J. T., Wood, C. & Angeletti, P. C., Feb 12 2020, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 10, 23.

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Lack of CD8+ T-cell co-localization with Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infected cells in Kaposi's sarcoma tumors

Lidenge, S. J., Tso, F. Y., Ngalamika, O., Kolape, J., Ngowi, J. R., Mwaiselage, J., Wood, C. & West, J. T., Apr 28 2020, In : Oncotarget. 11, 17, p. 1556-1572 17 p.

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Open Access

Mycoplasma co-infection is associated with cervical cancer risk

Klein, C., Samwel, K., Kahesa, C., Mwaiselage, J., West, J. T., Wood, C. & Angeletti, P. C., May 2020, In : Cancers. 12, 5, 1093.

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Open Access

Outcome markers of ART-treated HIV+ patients with early stage Kaposi's sarcoma

Ngalamika, O., Tso, F. Y., Lidenge, S., Munsaka, S., Shea, D., Wood, C. & West, J., Jul 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 7, e0235865.

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Open Access

Prevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and transfusion-transmissible infections in Tanzanian blood donors

Lidenge, S. J., Tran, T., Tso, F. Y., Ngowi, J. R., Shea, D. M., Mwaiselage, J., Wood, C. & West, J. T., Jun 2020, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 95, p. 204-209 6 p.

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Open Access

The kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) gH/gL Complex is the predominant neutralizing antigenic determinant in KSHV-infected individuals

Mortazavi, Y., Lidenge, S. J., Tran, T., West, J. T., Wood, C. & Tso, F. Y., 2020, In : Viruses. 12, 3, 256.

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Open Access

Viral and immunological analytes are poor predictors of the clinical treatment response in kaposi’s sarcoma patients

Lidenge, S. J., Tso, F. Y., Mortazavi, Y., Ngowi, J. R., Shea, D. M., Mwaiselage, J., Wood, C. & West, J. T., Jun 2020, In : Cancers. 12, 6, p. 1-15 15 p., 1594.

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Open Access
2019

Chinese scientists and US leadership in the life sciences

Signatories to the Statement, Nov 1 2019, In : Nature Biotechnology. 37, 11, p. 1261-1263 3 p.

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Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus seropositivity is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A case–control study in Xinjiang, China

Cui, M., Fang, Q., Zheng, J., Shu, Z., Chen, Y., Fan, Y., Zhao, J., Wood, C., Zhang, T. & Zeng, Y., Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 80, p. 73-79 7 p.

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Longitudinal quantification of adenovirus neutralizing responses in Zambian mother-infant pairs: Impact of HIV-1 infection and its treatment

Privatt, S. R., Bullard, B. L., Weaver, E. A., Wood, C. & West, J. T., Aug 23 2019, In : Vaccine. 37, 36, p. 5177-5184 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Relationship between the cervical microbiome, HIV Status, and precancerous lesions

Klein, C., Gonzalez, D., Samwel, K., Kahesa, C., Mwaiselage, J., Aluthge, N., Fernando, S., West, J. T., Wood, C. & Angeletti, P. C., Jan 1 2019, In : mBio. 10, 1, e02785-18.

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Open Access
11 Scopus citations

Similar immunological profiles between African endemic and human immunodeficiency virus type 1-associated epidemic Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) patients reveal the primary role of KS-associated herpesvirus in KS pathogenesis

Lidenge, S. J., Tso, F. Y., Ngalamika, O., Ngowi, J. R., Mortazavi, Y., Kwon, E. H., Shea, D. M., Minhas, V., Mwaiselage, J., Wood, C. & West, J. T., Apr 8 2019, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 219, 8, p. 1318-1328 11 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2018

Brain is a potential sanctuary for subtype C HIV-1 irrespective of ART treatment outcome

Tso, F. Y., Kang, G., Kwon, E. H., Julius, P., Li, Q., West, J. T. & Wood, C., Jul 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 7, e0201325.

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8 Scopus citations

Global epidemiology of human herpesvirus 8 in men who have sex with men: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Liu, Z., Fang, Q., Zuo, J., Chen, Y., Minhas, V., Wood, C. & Zhang, T., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 90, 3, p. 582-591 10 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Preface

Wood, C. & Nath, A., 2018, In : Current HIV research. 16, 1, p. 2 1 p.

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Open Access

RNA-Seq of Kaposi’s sarcoma reveals alterations in glucose and lipid metabolism

Tso, F. Y., Kossenkov, A. V., Lidenge, S. J., Ngalamika, O., Ngowi, J. R., Mwaiselage, J., Wickramasinghe, J., Kwon, E. H., West, J. T., Lieberman, P. M. & Wood, C., Jan 2018, In : PLoS pathogens. 14, 1, e1006844.

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14 Scopus citations

Seroprevalence of human herpesvirus 8 and its impact on the hemoglobin level in patients of end stage of renal diseases

Fang, Q., Wang, X., Liu, Z., Zhu, M., Ding, M., Minhas, V., Wood, C. & Zhang, T., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 90, 2, p. 338-343 6 p.

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Therapeutic outcomes in AIDS-associated kaposi's sarcoma patients on antiretroviral therapy treated with chemotherapy at two tertiary hospitals in Lusaka, Zambia

Mtonga, W., Mujajati, A., Munkombwe, D., Kalungia, A., Muungo, L. T., West, J., Wood, C. & Ngalamika, O., 2018, In : Current HIV research. 16, 3, p. 231-236 6 p.

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3 Scopus citations

The world-wide incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma in the HIV/AIDS era

Liu, Z., Fang, Q., Zuo, J., Minhas, V., Wood, C. & Zhang, T., May 2018, In : HIV Medicine. 19, 5, p. 355-364 10 p.

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11 Scopus citations
2017

Association of Household Food- and Drink-Sharing Practices with Human Herpesvirus 8 Seroconversion in a Cohort of Zambian Children

Crabtree, K. L., Wojcicki, J. M., Minhas, V., Kankasa, C., Mitchell, C. & Wood, C., 2017, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 216, 7, p. 842-849 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Covalent conjugation of the equine infectious anemia virus Gag with SUMO

Wang, J., Wen, S., Zhao, R., Qi, J., Liu, Z., Li, W., An, J., Wood, C. & Wang, Y., May 6 2017, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 486, 3, p. 712-719 8 p.

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2 Scopus citations

High seroprevalence of human herpesvirus 8 and herpes simplex virus 2 infections in men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China

Liu, Z., Fang, Q., Zuo, J., Wang, J., Chen, Y., Minhas, V., Wood, C., He, N. & Zhang, T., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 89, 5, p. 887-894 8 p.

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3 Scopus citations

HIV drug resistance in infants increases with changing prevention of mother-to-child transmission regimens

Poppe, L. K., Chunda-Liyoka, C., Kwon, E. H., Gondwe, C., West, J. T., Kankasa, C., Ndongmo, C. B. & Wood, C., Aug 24 2017, In : AIDS. 31, 13, p. 1885-1889 5 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Infection of Neurons in HIV-Positive Patients

Tso, F. Y., Sawyer, A., Kwon, E. H., Mudenda, V., Langford, D., Zhou, Y., West, J. & Wood, C., Jun 15 2017, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 215, 12, p. 1898-1907 10 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Preface

Wood, C. & Nath, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Current HIV research. 15, 1, p. 2 1 p.

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Prevalence of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus in Uygur and Han populations from the Urumqi and Kashgar regions of Xinjiang, China

Zheng, J., Yang, Y., Cui, M., Shu, Z. J., Han, L. L., Liu, Z. Q., Wood, C., Zhang, T. & Zeng, Y., Oct 1 2017, In : Virologica Sinica. 32, 5, p. 396-403 8 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Seroprevalence of antibodies against Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus among HIV-negative people in China

Zhang, T., Liu, Z., Wang, J., Minhas, V., Wood, C., Clifford, G. M., He, N. & Franceschi, S., May 30 2017, In : Infectious Agents and Cancer. 12, 1, 32.

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2 Scopus citations

Seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus among HIV-infected Uygurs in Xinjiang, China

Liu, Z., Fang, Q., Zhou, S., Minhas, V., Wood, C., He, N. & Zhang, T., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 89, 9, p. 1629-1635 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Was Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus introduced into China via the ancient Silk Road? An evolutionary perspective

Liu, Z., Fang, Q., Zuo, J., Minhas, V., Wood, C., He, N. & Zhang, T., Oct 1 2017, In : Archives of Virology. 162, 10, p. 3061-3068 8 p.

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1 Scopus citations
2016

High glucose induces reactivation of latent Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus

Ye, F., Zeng, Y., Sha, J., Jones, T., Kuhne, K., Wood, C. & Gao, S. J., 2016, In : Journal of virology. 90, 21, p. 9654-9663 10 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus reduces cellular myeloid differentiation primaryresponse gene 88 (MyD88) expression via modulation of its RNA

Lingel, A., Ehlers, E., Wang, Q., Cao, M., Wood, C., Lin, R. & Zhang, L., 2016, In : Journal of virology. 90, 1, p. 180-188 9 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Longitudinal analysis of the humoral response to Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus after primary infection in children

Olp, L. N., Minhas, V., Gondwe, C., Poppe, L. K., Rogers, A. M., Kankasa, C., West, J. T. & Wood, C., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 88, 11, p. 1973-1981 9 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Multi-Level Risk and Protective Factors for Substance Use Among Zambian Street Youth

Tyler, K. A., Handema, R., Schmitz, R. M., Phiri, F., Kuyper, K. S. & Wood, C., Jun 6 2016, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 51, 7, p. 922-931 10 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Polymorphisms and resistance mutations of hepatitis C virus on sequences in the European hepatitis C virus database

Kliemann, D. A., Tovo, C. V., Da Veiga, A. B. G., De Mattos, A. A. & Wood, C., Oct 28 2016, In : World Journal of Gastroenterology. 22, 40, p. 8910-8917 8 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Preface

Nath, A. & Wood, C., Mar 1 2016, In : Current HIV research. 14, 2, p. 82 1 p.

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Prevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma associated herpesvirus among men attending sexually transmitted infections clinics in Anhui, China

Wang, J., Liu, S., Cao, Y., Yang, L., Chen, Y., Minhas, V., Wood, C. & Zhang, T., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 88, 2, p. 304-311 8 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Proceedings from the NIMH symposium on “NeuroAIDS in Africa: neurological and neuropsychiatric complications of HIV”

Buch, S., Chivero, E. T., Hoare, J., Jumare, J., Nakasujja, N., Mudenda, V., Paul, R., Kanmogne, G. D., Sacktor, N., Wood, C., Royal, W. & Joseph, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of neurovirology. 22, 5, p. 699-702 4 p.

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7 Scopus citations

Risk factors for HIV among Zambian street youth

Tyler, K. A., Handema, R., Schmitz, R. M., Phiri, F., Wood, C. & Olson, K., Jul 2 2016, In : Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services. 15, 3, p. 254-268 15 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Viruses, vaccines and the public

Diamond, J., McQuillan, J., Spiegel, A. N., Hill, P. W., Smith, R., West, J. & Wood, C., 2016, In : Museums and Social Issues. 11, 1, p. 9-16 8 p.

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7 Scopus citations
2015

Activation and degradation of open reading frame 45 by the replication and transcription activator of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus

Wang, Y., Yu, K., Pei, X., Zhang, T., Guo, Y., Wood, C. & Wang, J., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of General Virology. 96, 7, p. 1883-1889 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations

CRF07-BC strain dominates the HIV-1 epidemic in injection drug users in liangshan prefecture of Sichuan, China

Li, L., Wei, D., Hsu, W. L., Li, T., Gui, T., Wood, C., Liu, Y., Li, H., Bao, Z., Liu, S., Wang, X. & Li, J., May 1 2015, In : AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 31, 5, p. 479-487 9 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Early Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy Can Functionally Control Productive HIV-1 Infection in Humanized-BLT Mice

Li, Q., Tso, F. Y., Kang, G., Lu, W., Li, Y., Fan, W., Yuan, Z., Destache, C. J. & Wood, C., Aug 15 2015, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 69, 5, p. 519-527 9 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy on Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV) Transmission among HIV-Infected Zambian Children

Olp, L. N., Minhas, V., Gondwe, C., Kankasa, C., Wojcicki, J., Mitchell, C., West, J. T. & Wood, C., Oct 2015, In : Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 107, 10, djv189.

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7 Scopus citations

Escherichia coli surface display of single-chain antibody VRC01 against HIV-1 infection

Wang, L. X., Mellon, M., Bowder, D., Quinn, M., Shea, D., Wood, C. & Xiang, S. H., Jan 5 2015, In : Virology. 475, p. 179-186 8 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Kaposi's sarcoma at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia in the antiretroviral therapy era

Ngalamika, O., Minhas, V. & Wood, C., Mar 1 2015, In : International Journal of Cancer. 136, 5, p. 1241-1242 2 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Observed and expected incidence of cervical cancer in Lusaka and the southern and western provinces of Zambia, 2007 to 2012

Kalima, M., Lishimpi, K., Meza, J. L., Watanabe-Galloway, S., Msadabwe, S. C., Mwaba, C. K., Shibemba, A. L., Banda, L., Wood, C., Chamberlain, R. M. & Soliman, A. S., Jan 1 2015, In : International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 25, 1, p. 98-105 8 p.

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6 Scopus citations