Publications and presentations


Clinical correlates of HIV-1 DNA and inducible HIV-1 RNA reservoirs in peripheral blood in children with perinatally acquired HIV-1 infection with sustained virologic suppression for at least 5 years. Ari Bitnun, Doris G Ransy, Jason Brophy, Fatima Kakkar, Michael Hawkes, Lindy Samson, Bayader Annabi, Amélie Pagliuzza, Jacob-Adams Morand, Laura Sauve, Nicolas Chomont, Stephanie Lavoie, John Kim, Paul Sandstrom, Paul Wender, Terry Lee, Joel Singer, Stanley E Read, Hugo Soudeyns. Clin Infect Dis. (2019)

Brief Report: Higher Levels of Angiopoietin-1 Are Associated With Early and Sustained Viral Suppression in Children Living With Vertically Acquired HIV. Vishrut Gulhati, Jeremy Soo, Doris Ransy, Jason Brophy, Fatima Kakkar, Ari Bitnun, Lindy Samson, Stanley Read, Hugo Soudeyns, Michael Hawkes. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. (2019) ;80(5):590-595.

Early initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1-infected newborns can achieve sustained virologic suppression with low frequency of CD4+ T cells carrying HIV in peripheral blood.  Bitnun A, Samson L, Chun TW, Kakkar F, Brophy J, Murray D, Justement S, Soudeyns H, Ostrowski M, Mujib S, Harrigan PR, Kim J, Sandstrom P, Read SE. Clin Infect Dis. (2014) 59 (7): 1012-1019.


Low but detectable IFN-γ responses against clade-matched HIV-1 peptides in early-treated vertically-infected children with long-term sustained viral suppression. Dieumegard H, Salem Fourati I, Le Campion A, Kakkar F, Brophy J, Samson L, Hawkes M, Read S, Bitnun A, Soudeyns H and the EPIC4 Study Group. Poster presentation, IAS Conference 2015, Vancouver, Canada.

Impact of early initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy on measures of virus in peripheral blood of vertically HIV-1-infected children. IAS Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

%d bloggers like this: