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Characterization of elite suppressors cell-associated HIV-1 mRNA at baseline and with T cell activation

Pohlmyer, C. W., Bullen, C. K., Martin, A. R., Laird, G. M., Chioma, S. U., Walker-Sperling, V. E. K. & Blankson, J. N. Jun 1 2017 In : Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine. 90, 2, p. 331-336 6 p.

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HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
Messenger RNA
T-cells
Chemical activation

Diversity in the US Infectious Diseases Workforce: Challenges for Women and Underrepresented Minorities

Aberg, J. A., Blankson, J., Marrazzo, J. & Adimora, A. A. 2017 In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 216, p. S606-S610

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Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Communicable Diseases
Physicians
Minority Groups
Qualitative Research

Intracellular HIV-1 rna and CD4+ t cell activation in patients starting antiretrovirals

El-Diwany, R., Breitwieser, F. P., Soliman, M., Skaist, A. M., Srikrishna, G., Blankson, J. N., Ray, S. C., Wheelan, S. J., Thomas, D. L. & Balagopal, A. Mar 29 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS.

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HIV-1
RNA
T-Lymphocytes
Therapeutics
Gene Expression

The effect of Ingenol-B on the suppressive capacity of elite suppressor HIV-specific CD8+ T cells

Kwaa, A. K., Goldsborough, K., Walker-Sperling, V. E., Pianowski, L. F., Gama, L. & Blankson, J. N. May 1 2017 In : PLoS ONE. 12, 5, 0174516

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HIV
T-Lymphocytes
ingenol
T-lymphocytes
HIV long-term survivors

Weak HIV Antibody Responses in Perinatally-Infected Young Adults

Kirkpatrick, A. R., Unsal, A. B., Blankson, J. N., Moore, R. D., Quinn, T. C., Hadigan, C. & Laeyendecker, O. Jun 23 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.

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HIV Antibodies
Antibody Formation
Young Adult
HIV
Incidence
2016
Immunoenzyme Techniques
HIV
Incidence
Population
Infection

Factors Associated With the Control of Viral Replication and Virologic Breakthrough in a Recently Infected HIV-1 Controller

Walker-Sperling, V. E., Pohlmeyer, C. W., Veenhuis, R. T., May, M., Luna, K. A., Kirkpatrick, A. R., Laeyendecker, O., Cox, A. L., Carrington, M., Bailey, J. R., Arduino, R. C. & Blankson, J. N. Jul 6 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : EBioMedicine.

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HIV-1
T-cells
Viruses
Controllers
Chemical activation

HIV Impairs Lung Epithelial Integrity and Enters the Epithelium to Promote Chronic Lung Inflammation

Brune, K. A., Ferreira, F., Mandke, P., Chau, E., Aggarwal, N. R., D'alessio, F. R., Lambert, A. A., Kirk, G., Blankson, J., Drummond, M. B., Tsibris, A. M. & Sidhaye, V. K. Mar 1 2016 In : PLoS One. 11, 3, e0149679

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epithelial cells
epithelium
inflammation
lungs
Pneumonia

Immune control despite protracted lymphopenia after chemoradiation in an elite controller

Reiss, K. A., Jackson, D. C., Piotrowski, A., Grossman, S. & Blankson, J. N. Jan 1 2016 In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 3, 1, ofw016

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Lymphopenia
Viral Load
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
HIV-1

Improvements and Limitations of Humanized Mouse Models for HIV Research: NIH/NIAID "meet the Experts" 2015 Workshop Summary

Akkina, R., Allam, A., Balazs, A. B., Blankson, J. N., Burnett, J. C., Casares, S., Garcia, J. V., Hasenkrug, K. J., Kashanchi, F., Kitchen, S. G., Klein, F., Kumar, P., Luster, A. D., Poluektova, L. Y., Rao, M., Sanders-Beer, B. E., Shultz, L. D. & Zack, J. A. Feb 1 2016 In : AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 32, 2, p. 109-119 11 p.

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (U.S.)
HIV
Education
Research
HLA Antigens

Short Communication: HIV Controller T Cells Effectively Inhibit Viral Replication in Alveolar Macrophages

Walker-Sperling, V. E., Merlo, C. A., Buckheit, R. W., Lambert, A., Tarwater, P., Kirk, G. D., Drummond, M. B. & Blankson, J. N. Nov 1 2016 In : AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 32, 10-11, p. 1097-1099 3 p.

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Alveolar Macrophages
HIV
T-Lymphocytes
HIV-1
Macrophages

The Effect of Latency Reversal Agents on Primary CD8+ T Cells: Implications for Shock and Kill Strategies for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Eradication

Walker-Sperling, V. E., Pohlmeyer, C. W., Tarwater, P. M. & Blankson, J. N. Jan 25 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : EBioMedicine.

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Shock
HIV
T-Lymphocytes
T-cells
Viruses
2015

A human immunodeficiency virus controller with a large population of CD4+CD8+ double-positive T cells

Durand, C. M., Buckheit, R. W., Salgado, M., Pohlmeyer, C. W., Walker-Sperling, V. E., Hegarty, R. W., Ambinder, R. F. & Blankson, J. N. 2015 In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2, 2, ofv039

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HIV
T-Lymphocytes
Population
Antiviral Agents
HIV-1

A murine viral outgrowth assay to detect residual HIV type 1 in patients with undetectable viral loads

Metcalf Pate, K. A. , Pohlmeyer, C. W. , Walker-Sperling, V. E. , Foote, J. B. , Najarro, K. M. , Cryer, C. G. , Salgado, M. , Gama, L. , Engle, E. L. , Shirk, E. N. , Queen, S. E. , Chioma, S. , Vermillion, M. S. , Bullock, B. , Li, M. , Lyons, C. E. , Adams, R. J. , Zink, M. C. , Clements, J. E. , Mankowski, J. L. & 1 others Blankson, J. N. Nov 1 2015 In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 212, 9, p. 1387-1396 10 p.

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Viral Load
HIV-1
HIV
Simian Immunodeficiency Virus
T-Lymphocytes

Hospitalization rates and reasons among HIV elite controllers and persons with medically controlled HIV infection

Crowell, T. A., Gebo, K. A., Blankson, J. N., Korthuis, P. T., Yehia, B. R., Rutstein, R. M., Moore, R. D., Sharp, V., Nijhawan, A. E., Mathews, W. C., Hanau, L. H., Corales, R. B., Beil, R., Somboonwit, C., Edelstein, H., Allen, S. L. & Berry, S. A. Jun 1 2015 In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 211, 11, p. 1692-1702 11 p.

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Virus Diseases
Hospitalization
HIV
Viremia
CD4 Lymphocyte Count

Medroxyprogesterone acetate increases HIV-1 infection of unstimulated peripheral blood mononuclear cells in vitro

Sampah, M. E. S., Laird, G. M., Blankson, J. N., Siliciano, R. F. & Coleman, J. S. Jun 19 2015 In : AIDS. 29, 10, p. 1137-1146 10 p.

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Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
HIV Infections
HIV-1
Blood Cells
In Vitro Techniques

Reactivation kinetics of HIV-1 and susceptibility of reactivated latently infected CD4+ T cells to HIV-1-specific CD8+ T cells

Walker-Sperling, V. E. K., Cohen, V. J., Tarwater, P. M. & Blankson, J. N. 2015 In : Journal of Virology. 89, 18, p. 9631-9638 8 p.

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Human immunodeficiency virus 1
T-lymphocytes
kinetics
cells
HIV-1
2014

Candida Esophagitis in a human immunodeficiency virus-1-positive elite controller with hepatitis C virus cirrhosis

Chen, A., Shieh, E., Brinkley, S. & Blankson, J. N. 2014 In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 1, 3, ofu111

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Esophagitis
Opportunistic Infections
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Coinfection
Candida

Comparative analysis of the capacity of elite suppressor CD4+ and CD8+ T cells to inhibit HIV-1 replication in monocyte-derived macrophages

Walker-Sperling, V. E. K., Buckheit, R. W. & Blankson, J. N. Sep 1 2014 In : Journal of Virology. 88, 17, p. 9789-9798 10 p.

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Human immunodeficiency virus 1
monocytes
macrophages
T-lymphocytes
HIV long-term survivors

Evolution of an attenuated HIV-1 isolate in an elite suppressor

Salgado, M., Gandhi, S., Buckheit, R. W., Berkenblit, G. V. & Blankson, J. N. Mar 1 2014 In : AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 30, 3, p. 284-288 5 p.

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Reading Frames
HIV-1
Nonsense Codon
Viremia
Virus Replication

Failure to identify HIV-infected individuals in a clinical trial using a single HIV rapid test for screening

Piwowar-Manning, E., Fogel, J., Laeyendecker, O., Wolf, S., Cummings, V., Marzinke, M., Clarke, W., Breaud, A., Wendel, S., Wang, L., Swanson, P., Hackett, J., Mannheimer, S., Del Rio, C., Kuo, I., Harawa, N., Koblin, B., Moore, R., Blankson, J. & Eshleman, S. Jan 1 2014 In : HIV Clinical Trials. 15, 2, p. 62-68 7 p.

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Clinical Trials
HIV
HIV Infections
Infection
HIV-2

HIV and HCV Activate the Inflammasome in Monocytes and Macrophages via Endosomal Toll-Like Receptors without Induction of Type 1 Interferon

Chattergoon, M. A., Latanich, R., Quinn, J., Winter, M. E., Buckheit, R. W., Blankson, J. N., Pardoll, D. & Cox, A. L. 2014 In : PLoS Pathogens. 10, 5, e1004082

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Inflammasomes
Interferon Type I
Toll-Like Receptors
Monocytes
Macrophages

HLA-B*57 elite suppressor and chronic progressor HIV-1 isolates replicate vigorously and cause CD4+ T cell depletion in humanized BLT mice

Salgado, M., Swanson, M. D., Pohlmeyer, C. W., Buckheit, R. W., Wu, J., Archin, N. M., Williams, T. M., Margolis, D. M., Siliciano, R. F., Garcia, J. V. & Blankson, J. N. 2014 In : Journal of Virology. 88, 6, p. 3340-3352 13 p.

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Human immunodeficiency virus 1
T-lymphocytes
viruses
mice
HIV long-term survivors

Long-term control of viral replication in a group O, human immunodeficiency virus Type 1-infected individual

Buckheit, R. W., Sexauer, S. B., Sedaghat, A. R., Wilke, C. O., Laeyendecker, O., Basseth, C. R. & Blankson, J. N. Jun 1 2014 In : AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 30, 6, p. 511-513 3 p.

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Sprouty-2 regulates HIV-specific T cell polyfunctionality

Chiu, Y. L., Shan, L., Huang, H., Haupt, C., Bessell, C., Canaday, D. H., Zhang, H., Ho, Y. C., Powell, J. D., Oelke, M., Margolick, J. B., Blankson, J. N., Griffin, D. E. & Schneck, J. P. Jan 2 2014 In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 124, 1, p. 198-208 11 p.

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HIV-2
T-Lymphocytes
HIV
Antigens
MAP Kinase Signaling System
2013

CD8+ T cells from HLA-B*57 elite suppressors effectively suppress replication of HIV-1 escape mutants

Pohlmeyer, C. W., Buckheit, R. W., Siliciano, R. F. & Blankson, J. N. Dec 12 2013 In : Retrovirology. 10, 1, 152

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HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
HLA-B57 antigen
Mutation
Epitopes
HIV Antibodies
Antibody Affinity
HIV-1
Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies
HIV
HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
HIV Infections
Limit of Detection
Vaccines

Rapid Quantification of the Latent Reservoir for HIV-1 Using a Viral Outgrowth Assay

Laird, G. M., Eisele, E. E., Rabi, S. A., Lai, J., Chioma, S., Blankson, J. N., Siliciano, J. D. & Siliciano, R. F. May 2013 In : PLoS Pathogens. 9, 5, e1003398

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HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
Clinical Trials
Costs and Cost Analysis
Proviruses

The implications of viral reservoirs on the elite control of HIV-1 infection

Buckheit, R. W., Salgado, M., Martins, K. O. & Blankson, J. N. Mar 2013 In : Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 70, 6, p. 1009-1019 11 p.

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HIV Infections
HIV-1
Viruses
Infection
Defective Viruses

XReplication-competent noninduced proviruses in the latent reservoir increase barrier to HIV-1 cure

Ho, Y. C., Shan, L., Hosmane, N. N., Wang, J., Laskey, S. B., Rosenbloom, D. I. S., Lai, J., Blankson, J. N., Siliciano, J. D. & Siliciano, R. F. Oct 24 2013 In : Cell. 155, 3

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Proviruses
HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
T-cells
HIV Infections
2012

Developing strategies for HIV-1 eradication

Durand, C. M., Blankson, J. N. & Siliciano, R. F. Nov 2012 In : Trends in Immunology. 33, 11, p. 554-562 9 p.

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HIV-1
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
HIV Infections
T-Lymphocytes
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Host factors dictate control of viral replication in two HIV-1 controller/chronic progressor transmission pairs

Buckheit, R. W., Allen, T. G., Alme, A., Salgado, M., O'Connell, K. A., Huculak, S., Falade-Nwulia, O., Williams, T. M., Gallant, J. E., Siliciano, R. F. & Blankson, J. N. 2012 In : Nature Communications. 3, 1697

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human immunodeficiency virus
controllers
HIV-1
Controllers
suppressors

Inhibitory potential of subpopulations of CD8+ T cells in HIV-1-infected elite suppressors

Buckheit, R. W., Salgado, M., Silciano, R. F. & Blankson, J. N. Dec 2012 In : Journal of Virology. 86, 24, p. 13679-13688 10 p.

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Human immunodeficiency virus 1
T-lymphocytes
HIV long-term survivors
HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
T-lymphocytes
cells
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
HIV
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Viral Load
MicroRNAs
HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes

Stimulation of HIV-1-Specific Cytolytic T Lymphocytes Facilitates Elimination of Latent Viral Reservoir after Virus Reactivation

Shan, L., Deng, K., Shroff, N. S., Durand, C. M., Rabi, S. A., Yang, H. C., Zhang, H., Margolick, J. B., Blankson, J. N. & Siliciano, R. F. Mar 23 2012 In : Immunity. 36, 3, p. 491-501 11 p.

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HIV-1
Viruses
T-Lymphocytes
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Viral Cytopathogenic Effect
2011
Virion
HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
Viruses
Infection

Circulating monocytes are not a major reservoir of HIV-1 in elite suppressors

Spivak, A. M., Salgado, M., Alireza Rabi, S., O'Connell, K. A. & Blankson, J. N. Oct 2011 In : Journal of Virology. 85, 19, p. 10399-10403 5 p.

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Human immunodeficiency virus 1
monocytes
HIV long-term survivors
HIV-1
Monocytes

HIV type 1-mediated downregulation of HLA-B*57/B*5801 proteins on elite suppressor CD4+ T cells

Sampah, M. E. S., Ceccato, C. M. & Blankson, J. N. Feb 1 2011 In : AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. 27, 2, p. 183-186 4 p.

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HIV-1
Down-Regulation
T-Lymphocytes
IgA receptor
HLA-B57 antigen

Killing the messenger to maintain control of HIV

Blankson, J. N. Aug 2011 In : Nature Medicine. 17, 8, p. 927-928 2 p.

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Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
HIV-1
T-Lymphocytes
Viral Load
HIV Infections
Interleukins
Hepacivirus
African Americans
HIV-1
Genotype

Spontaneous resolution of HIV-associated nephropathy in an elite controller

Blankson, J. N., Basseth, C. R., Kuperman, M. & Fine, D. M. May 15 2011 In : AIDS. 25, 8, p. 1135-1137 3 p.

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Sustained elite suppression of replication competent HIV-1 in a patient treated with rituximab based chemotherapy

Gaillard, S., Dinoso, J. B., Marsh, J. A., DeZern, A. E., O'Connell, K. A., Spivak, A. M., Alwood, K., Durand, C. M., Ambinder, R. F. & Blankson, J. N. Jul 2011 In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 51, 3, p. 195-198 4 p.

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HIV-1
Drug Therapy
Rituximab
Plasmapheresis
Vincristine

Unstimulated primary CD4+ T cells from HIV-1-positive elite suppressors are fully susceptible to HIV-1 entry and productive infection

Rabi, S. A., O'Connell, K. A., Nikolaeva, D., Bailey, J. R., Jilek, B. L., Shen, L., Page, K. R., Siliciano, R. F. & Blankson, J. N. Jan 2011 In : Journal of Virology. 85, 2, p. 979-986 8 p.

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Human immunodeficiency virus 1
T-lymphocytes
infection
HIV long-term survivors
HIV-1
HIV-1
Epitopes
T-Lymphocytes
HLA-B57 antigen
Viral Load