As a beneficiary of funding from the National Cancer Institute, we require specimen recipients to acknowledge the contribution of the ACSR in all presentations, publications, grants and patents resulting from the use of our specimens. Investigators are encouraged to use the recommended wording: Specimens were provided by AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource, funded by the National Cancer Institute (UM1CA181255).   A listing of known manuscripts and abstracts utilizing ACSR specimens is available here.

1. Yakovleva A, Plieskatt JL, Jensen S, Humeida R, Lang J, Li G, Bracci P, Silver S, Bethony JM. Fit for genomic and proteomic purposes: Sampling the fitness of nucleic acid and protein derivatives from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue. PloS one. 2017;12(7):e0181756. Epub 2017/07/26. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181756. PubMed PMID: 28742856; PMCID: Pmc5526578.

2. Yanik EL, Kaunitz GJ, Cottrell TR, Succaria F, McMiller TL, Ascierto ML, Esandrio J, Xu H, Ogurtsova A, Cornish T, Lipson EJ, Topalian SL, Engels EA, Taube JM. Association of HIV Status With Local Immune Response to Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Implications for Immunotherapy.JAMA oncology. 2017. Epub 2017/03/24. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.0115. PubMed PMID: 28334399.

3. Lee S, Byakwaga H, Boum Y, Burdo TH, Williams KC, Lederman MM, Huang Y, Tracy RP, Cao H, Haberer JE, Kembabazi A, Bangsberg DR, Martin JN, Hunt PW. Immunologic Pathways That Predict Mortality in HIV-Infected Ugandans Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy.J Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 15;215(8):1270-1274. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix113. PubMed PMID: 28329310.

4. Lee GQ, McCluskey S, Boum Y 2nd, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Bangsberg DR, Gao X, Harrigan PR, Haberer JE, Siedner MJ. Brief Report: Should Abacavir Be a First-Line Alternative for Adults With HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa?J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Oct 1;76(2):188-192. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001487. PubMed PMID: 28639996; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5597467.

5. Lee GQ, Bangsberg DR, Mo T, Lachowski C, Brumme CJ, Zhang W, Lima VD, Boum Y 2nd, Mwebesa BB, Muzoora C, Andia I, Mbalibulha Y, Kembabazi A, Carroll R, Siedner MJ, Haberer JE, Mocello AR, Kigozi SH, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Harrigan PR. Prevalence and clinical impacts of HIV-1 intersubtype recombinants in Uganda revealed by near-full-genome population and deep sequencing approaches. AIDS.2017 Aug 21. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001619. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28832407.

6. Lamers SL, Fogel GB, Liu ES, Nolan DJ, Salemi M, Barbier AE, Rose R, Singer EJ, McGrath MS.Predicted coreceptor usage at end-stage HIV disease in tissues derived from subjects on antiretroviral therapy with an undetectable plasma viral load.Infect Genet Evol. 2017 Apr 6;51:194-197. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2017.04.004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28392467.

7. Browne SH, Diaz-Perez JA, Preziosi M, King CC, Jones GA, Jain S, Sun X, Reid EG, VandenBerg S, Wang HY.mTOR activity in AIDS-related diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.PLoS One. 2017 Feb 13;12(2):e0170771. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170771. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28192480; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5305194.

8. Agerbaek MØ, Pereira MA, Clausen TM, Pehrson C, Oo HZ, Spliid C, Rich JR, Fung V, Nkrumah F, Neequaye J, Biggar RJ, Reynolds SJ, Tosato G, Pullarkat ST, Ayers LW, Theander TG, Daugaard M, Bhatia K, Nielsen MA, Mbulaiteye SM, Salanti A. Burkitt lymphoma expresses oncofetal chondroitin sulfate without being a reservoir for placental malaria sequestration.Int J Cancer. 2017 Apr 1;140(7):1597-1608. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30575. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

9. Zhu Y, Ramos da Silva S, He M, Liang Q, Lu C, Feng P, Jung JU, Gao SJ.An Oncogenic Virus Promotes Cell Survival and Cellular Transformation by Suppressing Glycolysis.PLoS Pathog. 2016 May 17;12(5):e1005648. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005648. eCollection 2016 May. PubMed PMID: 27187079; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4871371.

10. Siedner MJ, Kim JH, Nakku RS, Hemphill L, Triant VA, Haberer JE, Martin JN, Boum Y 2nd, Kwon DS, Tsai AC, Hunt PW, Okello S, Bangsberg DR.HIV infection and arterial stiffness among older-adults taking antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda. 2016 Feb 20;30(4):667-70. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000992. PubMed PMID: 26636926; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4733585.

11. Siedner MJ, Kim JH, Nakku RS, Bibangambah P, Hemphill L, Triant VA, Haberer JE, Martin JN, Mocello AR, Boum Y 2nd, Kwon DS, Tracy RP, Burdo T, Huang Y, Cao H, Okello S, Bangsberg DR, Hunt PW. Persistent Immune Activation and Carotid Atherosclerosis in HIV-Infected Ugandans Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy.J Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 1;213(3):370-8. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv450. Epub 2015 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 26347573; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4704672.

12. Schneider JW, Sanderson M, Geiger D, Nokta M, Silver S.A biobank to support HIV malignancy research for sub-Saharan Africa.S Afr Med J. 2016 Aug 2;106(9):867-9. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i9.10891 PMID:27601106

13. Rose R, Lamers SL, Nolan DJ, Maidji E, Faria NR, Pybus OG, Dollar JJ, Maruniak SA, McAvoy AC, Salemi M, Stoddart CA, Singer EJ, McGrath MS.HIV Maintains an Evolving and Dispersed Population in Multiple Tissues during Suppressive Combined Antiretroviral Therapy in Individuals with Cancer.J Virol. 2016 Sep 29;90(20):8984-93. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00684-16. Print 2016 Oct 15. PubMed PMID: 27466425; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5044847.

14. Rahimi A, Anmole G, Soto-Nava M, Escamilla-Gomez T, Markle T, Jin SW, Lee GQ, Harrigan PR, Bangsberg DR, Martin J, Avila-Rios S, Reyes-Teran G, Brockman MA, Brumme ZL.In vitro functional assessment of natural HIV-1 group M Vpu sequences using a universal priming approach.J Virol Methods. 2017 Feb;240:32-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2016.11.004. Epub 2016 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 27865749; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5183569.

15. Okello S, Asiimwe SB, Kanyesigye M, Muyindike WR, Boum Y 2nd, Mwebesa BB, Haberer JE, Huang Y, Williams K, Burdo TH, Tracy RP, Bangsberg DR, Mocello AR, Martin JN, Hunt PW, Siedner MJ. D-Dimer Levels and Traditional Risk Factors Are Associated With Incident Hypertension Among HIV-Infected Individuals Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Dec 1;73(4):396-402. PubMed PMID: 27171743; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5085880.

16. Monaco CL, Gootenberg DB, Zhao G, Handley SA, Ghebremichael MS, Lim ES, Lankowski A, Baldridge MT, Wilen CB, Flagg M, Norman JM, Keller BC, Luévano JM, Wang D, Boum Y, Martin JN, Hunt PW, Bangsberg DR, Siedner MJ, Kwon DS, Virgin HW.Altered Virome and Bacterial Microbiome in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Associated Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Mar 9;19(3):311-22. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.02.011. PubMed PMID: 26962942; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4821831.

17. Matthews LT, Ribaudo HB, Kaida A, Bennett K, Musinguzi N, Siedner MJ, Kabakyenga J, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Boum Y, Haberer JE, Bangsberg DR.HIV-Infected Ugandan Women on Antiretroviral Therapy Maintain HIV-1 RNA Suppression Across Periconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Periods.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Apr 1;71(4):399-406. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000874. PubMed PMID: 26495883; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4943862.

18. Lee SA, Mefford JA, Huang Y, Witte JS, Martin JN, Haas DW, Mclaren PJ, Mushiroda T, Kubo M, Byakwaga H, Hunt PW, Kroetz DL.Host genetic predictors of the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan catabolism among treated HIV-infected Ugandans. 2016 Jul 17;30(11):1807-15. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001124. PubMed PMID: 27088321; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4925250.

19. Lee GQ, Lachowski C, Cai E, Lima VD, Boum Y, Muzoora C, Mocello AR, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Bangsberg DR, Harrigan PR.Non-R5-tropic HIV-1 in subtype A1 and D infections were associated with lower pretherapy CD4+ cell count but not with PI/(N)NRTI therapy outcomes in Mbarara, Uganda. 2016 Jul 17;30(11):1781-8. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001128. PubMed PMID: 27124899; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4925292.

20. Lamers SL, Rose R, Nolan DJ, Fogel GB, Barbier AE, Salemi M, McGrath MS.HIV-1 Evolutionary Patterns Associated with Metastatic Kaposi’s Sarcoma during AIDS. 2016;2016:4510483. doi: 10.1155/2016/4510483. Epub 2016 Aug 29. PubMed PMID: 27651732; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5019946.

21. Lamers SL, Rose R, Ndhlovu LC, Nolan DJ, Salemi M, Maidji E, Stoddart CA, McGrath MS.The meningeal lymphatic system: a route for HIV brain migration?J Neurovirol. 2016 Jun;22(3):275-81. doi: 10.1007/s13365-015-0399-y. Epub 2015 Nov 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 26572785; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4868798.

22. Lamers SL, Rose R, Maidji E, Agsalda-Garcia M, Nolan DJ, Fogel GB, Salemi M, Garcia DL, Bracci P, Yong W, Commins D, Said J, Khanlou N, Hinkin CH, Sueiras MV, Mathisen G, Donovan S, Shiramizu B, Stoddart CA, McGrath MS, Singer EJ.HIV DNA Is Frequently Present within Pathologic Tissues Evaluated at Autopsy from Combined Antiretroviral Therapy-Treated Patients with Undetectable Viral Loads.J Virol. 2016 Sep 29;90(20):8968-83. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00674-16. Print 2016 Oct 15. PubMed PMID: 27466426; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5044815.

23. Dai L, Trillo-Tinoco J, Chen Y, Bonstaff K, Del Valle L, Parsons C, Ochoa AC, Zabaleta J, Toole BP, Qin Z.CD147 and downstream ADAMTSs promote the tumorigenicity of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infected endothelial cells. 2016 Jan 26;7(4):3806-18. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.6584. PubMed PMID: 26675551; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4826171.

24. Dai L, Qiao J, Nguyen D, Struckhoff AP, Doyle L, Bonstaff K, Del Valle L, Parsons C, Toole BP, Renne R, Qin Z.Role of heme oxygenase-1 in the pathogenesis and tumorigenicity of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. 2016 Mar 1;7(9):10459-71. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.7227. PubMed PMID: 26859574; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4891132.

25. Rogena EA, Simbiri KO, De Falco G, Leoncini L, Ayers L, Nyagol J.A review of the pattern of AIDS defining, HIV associated neoplasms and premalignant lesions diagnosed from 2000-2011 at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya.Infect Agent Cancer. 2015 Aug 24;10:28. doi: 10.1186/s13027-015-0021-1. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26306097; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4547426.

26. Madera D, Vitale-Cross L, Martin D, Schneider A, Molinolo AA, Gangane N, Carey TE, McHugh JB, Komarck CM, Walline HM, William WN Jr, Seethala RR, Ferris RL, Gutkind JS.Prevention of tumor growth driven by PIK3CA and HPV oncogenes by targeting mTOR signaling with metformin in oral squamous carcinomas expressing OCT3.Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2015 Mar;8(3):197-207. doi: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-14-0348. Epub 2015 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 25681087; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4355306.

27. Liu G, Yu FX, Kim YC, Meng Z, Naipauer J, Looney DJ, Liu X, Gutkind JS, Mesri EA, Guan KL.Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus promotes tumorigenesis by modulating the Hippo pathway. 2015 Jul;34(27):3536-46. doi: 10.1038/onc.2014.281. Epub 2014 Sep 8. PubMed PMID: 25195862; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4721508.

28. Lapointe HR, Dong W, Lee GQ, Bangsberg DR, Martin JN, Mocello AR, Boum Y, Karakas A, Kirkby D, Poon AF, Harrigan PR, Brumme CJ. HIV drug resistance testing by high-multiplex “wide” sequencing on the MiSeq instrument.Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Nov;59(11):6824-33. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01490-15. Epub 2015 Aug 17. PubMed PMID: 26282425; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4604392.

29. Haberer JE, Musinguzi N, Boum Y 2nd, Siedner MJ, Mocello AR, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Bangsberg DR.Duration of Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Interruption Is Associated With Risk of Virologic Rebound as Determined by Real-Time Adherence Monitoring in Rural Uganda.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Dec 1;70(4):386-92. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000737. PubMed PMID: 26110445; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4624495.

30. Dolcetti R, Giagulli C, He W, Selleri M, Caccuri F, Eyzaguirre LM, Mazzuca P, Corbellini S, Campilongo F, Marsico S, Giombini E, Muraro E, Rozera G, De Paoli P, Carbone A, Capobianchi MR, Ippolito G, Fiorentini S, Blattner WA, Lu W, Gallo RC, Caruso A.Role of HIV-1 matrix protein p17 variants in lymphoma pathogenesis.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 17;112(46):14331-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1514748112. Epub 2015 Nov 2. Erratum in: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 15;112(50):E7033. PubMed PMID: 26578780; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4655530.

31. Dai L, Trillo-Tinoco J, Cao Y, Bonstaff K, Doyle L, Del Valle L, Whitby D, Parsons C, Reiss K, Zabaleta J, Qin Z.Targeting HGF/c-MET induces cell cycle arrest, DNA damage, and apoptosis for primary effusion lymphoma. 2015 Dec 24;126(26):2821-31. doi: 10.1182/blood-2015-07-658823. Epub 2015 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 26531163; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4692142.

32. Byakwaga H, Hunt PW, Laker-Oketta M, Glidden DV, Huang Y, Bwana BM, Mocello AR, Bennett J, Walusansa V, Dollard SC, Bangsberg DR, Mbidde EK, Martin JN. The Kynurenine Pathway of Tryptophan Catabolism and AIDS-Associated Kaposi Sarcoma in Africa.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Nov 1;70(3):296-303. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000747. PubMed PMID: 26181812; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4607630.

33. Arvey A, Ojesina AI, Pedamallu CS, Ballon G, Jung J, Duke F, Leoncini L, De Falco G, Bressman E, Tam W, Chadburn A, Meyerson M, Cesarman E.The tumor virus landscape of AIDS-related lymphomas. 2015 May 14;125(20):e14-22. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-11-599951. Epub 2015 Mar 31. PubMed PMID: 25827832; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4432014.

34. Yoon C, Davis JL, Huang L, Muzoora C, Byakwaga H, Scibetta C, Bangsberg DR, Nahid P, Semitala FC, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Cattamanchi A. Point-of-care C-reactive protein testing to facilitate implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy for people living with HIV.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Apr 15;65(5):551-6. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000085. PubMed PMID: 24346636; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3999220.

35. Tumwine LK, Orem J, Ayers LW.EBV-Positive Grey Zone Lymphoma in an HIV Infected Man from Kampala, Uganda: Case Report.Int J Med Pharm Case Reports. 2014 Nov 15;2(5):110-116. PubMed PMID: 25599090; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4293704.

36. Thapa DR, Hussain SK, Tran WC, Dʼsouza G, Bream JH, Achenback CJ, Ayyavoo V, Detels R, Martínez-Maza O.Serum microRNAs in HIV-infected individuals as pre-diagnosis biomarkers for AIDS-NHL.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Jun 1;66(2):229-37. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000146. PubMed PMID: 24675587; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4096008.

37. Petersen ML, Tran L, Geng EH, Reynolds SJ, Kambugu A, Wood R, Bangsberg DR, Yiannoutsos CT, Deeks SG, Martin JN.Delayed switch of antiretroviral therapy after virologic failure associated with elevated mortality among HIV-infected adults in Africa. 2014 Sep 10;28(14):2097-107. PubMed PMID: 24977440; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4317283.

38. Lee GQ, Bangsberg DR, Muzoora C, Boum Y, Oyugi JH, Emenyonu N, Bennett J, Hunt PW, Knapp D, Brumme CJ, Harrigan PR, Martin JN.Prevalence and virologic consequences of transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance in Uganda.AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014 Sep;30(9):896-906. doi: 10.1089/AID.2014.0043. Epub 2014 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 24960249; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4151058.

39. Iliyasu Y, Ayers LW, Liman AA, Waziri GD, Shehu SM.Epstein-barr virus association with malignant lymphoma subgroups in Zaria, Nigeria.Niger J Surg Sci. 2014;23(1):6-8. PubMed PMID: 25620871; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4302412.

40. Bajunirwe F, Haberer JE, Boum Y 2nd, Hunt P, Mocello R, Martin JN, Bangsberg DR, Hahn JA.Comparison of self-reported alcohol consumption to phosphatidylethanol measurement among HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral treatment in southwestern Uganda.PLoS One. 2014 Dec 1;9(12):e113152. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113152. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25436894; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4249861.

41. Li L, Deng X, Linsuwanon P, Bangsberg D, Bwana MB, Hunt P, Martin JN, Deeks SG, Delwart E.AIDS alters the commensal plasma virome.J Virol. 2013 Oct;87(19):10912-5. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01839-13. Epub 2013 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 23903845; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3807392.

42. Dittmer DP, Damania B.Kaposi sarcoma associated herpesvirus pathogenesis (KSHV)–an update.Curr Opin Virol. 2013 Jun;3(3):238-44. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2013.05.012. Epub 2013 Jun 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 23769237; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3716290.

43. Vaught J, Campbell LD, Betsou F, Garcia DL, Pugh RS, Sexton KC, Skubitz AP.The ISBER Best Practices: Insight from the Editors of the Third Edition.Biopreserv Biobank. 2012 Apr;10(2):76-8. doi: 10.1089/bio.2012.1024. PubMed PMID: 24844903.

44. Huysentruyt LC, Lamers S, & McGrath MS. (2012). The prevalence of HIV-1 DNA in AIDS-related lymphoma and Kaposi Sarcoma throughout the AIDS epidemicInfectious Agents and Cancer, 7(1), 1-2. doi:10.1186/1750-9378-7-s1-p43

45. Hubing K. (2012). GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences is Home to the East Coast AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource Biorepository. Medicine + Health: The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Fall 2012,12-13.

46. Campbell LD, Betsou F, Garcia DL, Giri JG, Pitt KE, Pugh RS, Sexton KC, Skubitz AP, Somiari SB.Development of the ISBER Best Practices for Repositories: Collection, Storage, Retrieval and Distribution of Biological Materials for Research.Biopreserv Biobank. 2012 Apr;10(2):232-3. doi: 10.1089/bio.2012.1025. PubMed PMID: 24844910.

47. Ayers LW, Abayomi EA, Adebamowo C, Chumba DK, Iliyasu Y, Naresh KN, Tumwine LK. (2012). HIV/AIDS-related non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas and confounders: preliminary report of the Sub-Saharan Africa Lymphoma Consortium (SSALC).Infectious Agents and Cancer, 7(1), 1-2. doi:10.1186/1750-9378-7-s1-p11

48. Thapa DR, Li X, Jamieson BD, Martínez-Maza O.Overexpression of microRNAs from the miR-17-92 paralog clusters in AIDS-related non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas.PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20781. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020781. Epub 2011 Jun 16. PubMed PMID: 21698185; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3116840.

49. Roy D, Dittmer DP.Phosphatase and tensin homolog on chromosome 10 is phosphorylated in primary effusion lymphoma and Kaposi’s sarcoma. Am J Pathol. 2011 Oct;179(4):2108-19. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2011.06.017. Epub 2011 Aug 3. PubMed PMID: 21819957; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3181371.

50. Ogwang MD, Zhao W, Ayers LW, Mbulaiteye SM.Accuracy of Burkitt lymphoma diagnosis in constrained pathology settings: importance to epidemiology.Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011 Apr;135(4):445-50. doi: 10.1043/2009-0443-EP.1. PubMed PMID: 21466360; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3357109.

51. Naresh KN, Raphael M, Ayers L, Hurwitz N, Calbi V, Rogena E, Sayed S, Sherman O, Ibrahim HA, Lazzi S, Mourmouras V, Rince P, Githanga J, Byakika B, Moshi E, Durosinmi M, Olasode BJ, Oluwasola OA, Akang EE, Akenòva Y, Adde M, Magrath I, Leoncini L.Lymphomas in sub-Saharan Africa–what can we learn and how can we help in improving diagnosis, managing patients and fostering translational research?Br J Haematol. 2011 Sep;154(6):696-703. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2011.08772.x. Epub 2011 Jun 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 21707579; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4207091.

52. Dittmer DP.Restricted Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) herpesvirus transcription in KS lesions from patients on successful antiretroviral therapy. 2011 Nov 1;2(6):e00138-11. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00138-11. Print 2011. PubMed PMID: 22045987; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3202757.

53. Ayers LW, Silver S, Orenstein JM, McGrath MS, Garcia DL.The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource.Methods Mol Biol. 2011;675:193-203. doi: 10.1007/978-1-59745-423-0_8. PubMed PMID: 20949389.

54. Alcendor DJ, Knobel S, Desai P, Zhu WQ, Hayward GS.KSHV regulation of fibulin-2 in Kaposi’s sarcoma: implications for tumorigenesis.Am J Pathol. 2011 Sep;179(3):1443-54. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2011.05.024. Epub 2011 Jul 7. PubMed PMID: 21741351; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3157165.

55. Abayomi EA, Somers A, Grewal R, Sissolak G, Bassa F, Maartens D, Jacobs P, Stefan C, Ayers LW.Impact of the HIV epidemic and Anti-Retroviral Treatment policy on lymphoma incidence and subtypes seen in the Western Cape of South Africa, 2002-2009: preliminary findings of the Tygerberg Lymphoma Study Group.Transfus Apher Sci. 2011 Apr;44(2):161-6. doi: 10.1016/j.transci.2011.01.007. PubMed PMID: 21402310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3899789.

56. Yoo J, Kang J, Lee HN, Aguilar B, Kafka D, Lee S, Choi I, Lee J, Ramu S, Haas J, Koh CJ, Hong YK.Kaposin-B enhances the PROX1 mRNA stability during lymphatic reprogramming of vascular endothelial cells by Kaposi’s sarcoma herpes virus. PLoS Pathog. 2010 Aug 12;6(8):e1001046. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001046. PubMed PMID: 20730087; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2921153.

57. Widney DP, Gui D, Popoviciu LM, Said JW, Breen EC, Huang X, Kitchen CM, Alcantar JM, Smith JB, Detels R, Martínez-Maza O.Expression and Function of the Chemokine, CXCL13, and Its Receptor, CXCR5, in Aids-Associated Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.AIDS Res Treat. 2010;2010:164586. doi: 10.1155/2010/164586. Epub 2010 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 21490903; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3065842.

58. Tumwine, L. K., Lukande, R., Zhao, W., & Ayers, L. W. (2010). Immunohistochemically confirmed HHV-8-related lymphoproliferative disorders in Uganda.Infectious Agents and Cancer, 5(1), 1-2. doi:10.1186/1750-9378-5-s1-a39 (ACSR)

59. Sharma-Walia N, Paul AG, Bottero V, Sadagopan S, Veettil MV, Kerur N, Chandran B.Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpes virus (KSHV) induced COX-2: a key factor in latency, inflammation, angiogenesis, cell survival and invasion.PLoS Pathog. 2010 Feb 12;6(2):e1000777. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000777. PubMed PMID: 20169190; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2820536.

60. Lamers SL, Salemi M, Galligan DC, Morris A, Gray R, Fogel G, Zhao L, McGrath MS.Human immunodeficiency virus-1 evolutionary patterns associated with pathogenic processes in the brain.J Neurovirol. 2010 May;16(3):230-41. doi: 10.3109/13550281003735709. PubMed PMID: 20367240; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2994721.

61. Lamers SL, Fogel GB, McGrath MS.HIV-miR-H1 evolvability during HIV pathogenesis. 2010 Aug;101(2):88-96. doi: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2010.05.001. Epub 2010 May 31. PubMed PMID: 20546828; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3478900

62. Lamers SL, Fogel GB, Huysentruyt LC, McGrath MS.HIV-1 nef protein visits B-cells via macrophage nanotubes: a mechanism for AIDS-related lymphoma pathogenesis?Curr HIV Res. 2010 Dec;8(8):638-40. PubMed PMID: 21067513; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3471533.

63. Iliyasu Y, Zhao W, Ayers LW. Malignant lymphoma subgroups from Zaria, Nigeria, reveal absence of HIV/AIDS-related plasmablastic lymphomas and HHV-8-related lymphoproliferative disorders.Infectious Agents and Cancer. 2010 Oct 11; 5(Suppl 1): A54 PMCID: PMC3002715, PMID: 0, DOI: 10.1186/1750-9378-5-S1-A54

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65. Hansen A, Henderson S, Lagos D, Nikitenko L, Coulter E, Roberts S, Gratrix F, Plaisance K, Renne R, Bower M, Kellam P, Boshoff C.KSHV-encoded miRNAs target MAF to induce endothelial cell reprogramming.Genes Dev. 2010 Jan 15;24(2):195-205. doi: 10.1101/gad.553410. PubMed PMID: 20080955; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2807354.

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