João Dinis de Sousa

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc High GUD incidence in the early 20 century created a particularly permissive time window for the origin and initial spread of epidemic HIV strains
    João Dinis de Sousa
    Laboratory for Clinical and Evolutionary Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 5:e9936. 2010
  2. pmc Enhanced heterosexual transmission hypothesis for the origin of pandemic HIV-1
    João Dinis de Sousa
    Laboratory for Clinical and Epidemiological Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Viruses 4:1950-83. 2012

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Publications2

  1. pmc High GUD incidence in the early 20 century created a particularly permissive time window for the origin and initial spread of epidemic HIV strains
    João Dinis de Sousa
    Laboratory for Clinical and Evolutionary Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 5:e9936. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that intense GUD in promiscuous urban communities was the main factor driving HIV emergence. Low circumcision rates may have played a role, probably by their indirect effects on GUD...
  2. pmc Enhanced heterosexual transmission hypothesis for the origin of pandemic HIV-1
    João Dinis de Sousa
    Laboratory for Clinical and Epidemiological Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Viruses 4:1950-83. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis does not exclude a role for parenteral transmission in the initial viral adaptation...