Renee Heffron

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Publications

  1. pmc Willingness of Kenyan HIV-1 serodiscordant couples to use antiretroviral-based HIV-1 prevention strategies
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359927, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:116-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A prospective study of contraceptive use among African women in HIV-1 serodiscordant partnerships
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:621-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint High prevalent and incident HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus 2 infection among male migrant and non-migrant sugar farm workers in Zambia
    Renee Heffron
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Lusaka, Zambia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:283-8. 2011
  4. pmc Hormonal contraceptive use and risk of HIV-1 disease progression
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    AIDS 27:261-7. 2013
  5. pmc A prospective study of the effect of pregnancy on CD4 counts and plasma HIV-1 RNA concentrations of antiretroviral-naive HIV-1-infected women
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute WRHI, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Department of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya and Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:231-6. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Preexposure prophylaxis is efficacious for HIV-1 prevention among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception
    Renee Heffron
    aDepartment of Global Health bDepartment of Medicine cDepartment of Epidemiology dPediatrics and Laboratory Medicine eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA fCenter for Clinical Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi gDepartment of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret hDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital iCenter for Microbiology, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya jVaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA kDepartments of Medicine and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada The Partners PrEP Study Team is listed in the Acknowledgements
    AIDS 28:2771-6. 2014
  7. pmc Daily short message service surveys to measure sexual behavior and pre-exposure prophylaxis use among Kenyan men and women
    Kathryn Curran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2977-85. 2013
  8. pmc Use of hormonal contraceptives and risk of HIV-1 transmission: a prospective cohort study
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:19-26. 2012
  9. pmc Preferences for daily or intermittent pre-exposure prophylaxis regimens and ability to anticipate sex among HIV uninfected members of Kenyan HIV serodiscordant couples
    Sarah T Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1701-11. 2014
  10. pmc Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-1 prevention does not diminish the pregnancy prevention effectiveness of hormonal contraception
    Pamela M Murnane
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA cUniversity of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, Canada dCenter for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi fDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi gDepartment of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya hDepartment of Medicine, University of Washington iStatistical Center for HIV AIDS Research and Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 28:1825-30. 2014

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Publications16

  1. pmc Willingness of Kenyan HIV-1 serodiscordant couples to use antiretroviral-based HIV-1 prevention strategies
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359927, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:116-9. 2012
    ..Antiretroviral treatment (ART) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have demonstrated efficacy as new human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) prevention approaches for HIV-1 serodiscordant couples...
  2. doi request reprint A prospective study of contraceptive use among African women in HIV-1 serodiscordant partnerships
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:621-8. 2010
    ..Few studies have explored contraceptive use in HIV-1 serodiscordant couples, a population at high risk for HIV-1 transmission...
  3. doi request reprint High prevalent and incident HIV-1 and herpes simplex virus 2 infection among male migrant and non-migrant sugar farm workers in Zambia
    Renee Heffron
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Lusaka, Zambia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:283-8. 2011
    ..More insight is needed regarding risk factors for prevalent and incident HIV-1 infection among male farm workers in Sub-Saharan Africa to control the HIV-1 epidemic...
  4. pmc Hormonal contraceptive use and risk of HIV-1 disease progression
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    AIDS 27:261-7. 2013
    ..For HIV-1-infected women, hormonal contraception prevents unintended pregnancy, excess maternal morbidity, and vertical HIV-1 transmission. Hormonal contraceptives are widely used but their effects on HIV-1 disease progression are unclear...
  5. pmc A prospective study of the effect of pregnancy on CD4 counts and plasma HIV-1 RNA concentrations of antiretroviral-naive HIV-1-infected women
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute WRHI, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Department of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya and Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:231-6. 2014
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  6. doi request reprint Preexposure prophylaxis is efficacious for HIV-1 prevention among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception
    Renee Heffron
    aDepartment of Global Health bDepartment of Medicine cDepartment of Epidemiology dPediatrics and Laboratory Medicine eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA fCenter for Clinical Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi gDepartment of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret hDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital iCenter for Microbiology, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya jVaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA kDepartments of Medicine and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada The Partners PrEP Study Team is listed in the Acknowledgements
    AIDS 28:2771-6. 2014
    ..To evaluate preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) efficacy for HIV-1 prevention among women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) for contraception and men whose HIV-1-infected partners use DMPA...
  7. pmc Daily short message service surveys to measure sexual behavior and pre-exposure prophylaxis use among Kenyan men and women
    Kathryn Curran
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:2977-85. 2013
    ..87). PrEP adherence was high, missed doses were correlated with sexual abstinence, and unprotected sex was not associated with decreased PrEP adherence...
  8. pmc Use of hormonal contraceptives and risk of HIV-1 transmission: a prospective cohort study
    Renee Heffron
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:19-26. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the association between hormonal contraceptive use and risk of HIV-1 acquisition by women and HIV-1 transmission from HIV-1-infected women to their male partners...
  9. pmc Preferences for daily or intermittent pre-exposure prophylaxis regimens and ability to anticipate sex among HIV uninfected members of Kenyan HIV serodiscordant couples
    Sarah T Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:1701-11. 2014
    ..23-0.83 for ages 18-29 vs. ≥40). Findings suggest that intermittent PrEP could be a popular option in this population, but that optimal adherence and sufficient drug levels might be challenging with a pre-intercourse regimen. ..
  10. pmc Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-1 prevention does not diminish the pregnancy prevention effectiveness of hormonal contraception
    Pamela M Murnane
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA cUniversity of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, Canada dCenter for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi fDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi gDepartment of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya hDepartment of Medicine, University of Washington iStatistical Center for HIV AIDS Research and Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 28:1825-30. 2014
    ..For women at risk of HIV-1, effective contraception and effective HIV-1 prevention are global priorities...
  11. doi request reprint Pre-exposure prophylaxis does not affect the fertility of HIV-1-uninfected men
    Edwin O Were
    aDepartment of Reproductive Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya bDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA cCentre for Clinical Research dCentre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya fDepartment of Medicine gDepartment of Epidemiology hDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA Members of the Partners PrEP Study Team are listed in the Acknowledgements section
    AIDS 28:1977-82. 2014
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  12. doi request reprint Association between male circumcision and incidence of syphilis in men and women: a prospective study in HIV-1 serodiscordant heterosexual African couples
    Jillian Pintye
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Department of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet Glob Health 2:e664-71. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess whether male circumcision was associated with incident syphilis in men and in their female partners...
  13. pmc 'If I am given antiretrovirals I will think I am nearing the grave': Kenyan HIV serodiscordant couples' attitudes regarding early initiation of antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn Curran
    aDepartment of Epidemiology bDepartment of Global Health cDepartment of Anthropology dDepartment of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA eJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology fKenyatta National Hospital gKenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS 28:227-33. 2014
    ..The WHO recommends ART initiation by all HIV-infected individuals in HIV serodiscordant relationships to prevent HIV transmission, yet the acceptability of early ART among couples has not been well studied...
  14. pmc High medication adherence during periconception periods among HIV-1-uninfected women participating in a clinical trial of antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis
    Lynn T Matthews
    Division of Infectious Disease and Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Division of Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 67:91-7. 2014
    ..Understanding medication adherence in this population may inform whether PrEP is a feasible safer conception strategy...
  15. pmc Assessing the effect of hormonal contraception on HIV acquisition in observational data: challenges and recommended analytic approaches
    Chelsea B Polis
    aOffice of Population and Reproductive Health, United States Agency for International Development USAID, Washington, DC bDepartment of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill cDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina dVaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center eDepartment of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA Chelsea B Polis, Daniel Westreich, Jennifer E Balkus and Renee Heffron contributed equally to the writing of the article
    AIDS 27:S35-43. 2013
    ..Studies to date have used inconsistent approaches and generated a body of evidence that is complex and challenging to interpret...
  16. pmc Performance of the Focus HerpeSelect-2 enzyme immunoassay for the detection of herpes simplex virus type 2 antibodies in seven African countries
    Andrew Mujugira
    Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 87:238-41. 2011
    ..To compare the performance of the Focus HerpeSelect-2 enzyme immunoassay (EIA) with the gold standard herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2 western blot, among HIV-1-uninfected men and women in east and southern Africa...