Nilu Goonetilleke

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of immune escape mutations on HIV-1 fitness in the context of the cognate transmitted/founder genome
    Hongshuo Song
    Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Retrovirology 9:89. 2012
  2. pmc Induction of multifunctional human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-specific T cells capable of proliferation in healthy subjects by using a prime-boost regimen of DNA- and modified vaccinia virus Ankara-vectored vaccines expressing HIV-1 Gag coupled
    Nilu Goonetilleke
    Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine and MRC Human Immunology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LJ, United Kingdom
    J Virol 80:4717-28. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Broad TCR usage in functional HIV-1-specific CD8+ T cell expansions driven by vaccination during highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Hongbing Yang
    Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Immunol 179:597-606. 2007
  4. pmc Differences in HIV-specific T cell responses between HIV-exposed and -unexposed HIV-seronegative individuals
    Adam J Ritchie
    The Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DS United Kingdom
    J Virol 85:3507-16. 2011
  5. pmc Protective immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis induced by dendritic cells pulsed with both CD8(+)- and CD4(+)-T-cell epitopes from antigen 85A
    Helen McShane
    Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 70:1623-6. 2002
  6. pmc An early HIV mutation within an HLA-B*57-restricted T cell epitope abrogates binding to the killer inhibitory receptor 3DL1
    Simon Brackenridge
    MRC Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Virol 85:5415-22. 2011
  7. pmc Reappraisal of the relationship between the HIV-1-protective single-nucleotide polymorphism 35 kilobases upstream of the HLA-C gene and surface HLA-C expression
    Tumena W Corrah
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DS, United Kingdom
    J Virol 85:3367-74. 2011
  8. pmc The immune response during acute HIV-1 infection: clues for vaccine development
    Andrew J McMichael
    Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Nat Rev Immunol 10:11-23. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Increased detection of proliferating, polyfunctional, HIV-1-specific T cells in DNA-modified vaccinia virus Ankara-vaccinated human volunteers by cultured IFN-gamma ELISPOT assay
    Nicola Winstone
    MRC Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Immunol 39:975-85. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with plasmid DNA- and modified vaccinia virus Ankara-vectored human immunodeficiency virus type 1 clade A vaccine focusing on T-cell induction
    Tomas Hanke
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, MRC Human Immunology Unit, University of Oxford, The John Radcliffe, Oxford OX3 9DS, UK
    J Gen Virol 88:1-12. 2007

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Publications14

  1. pmc Impact of immune escape mutations on HIV-1 fitness in the context of the cognate transmitted/founder genome
    Hongshuo Song
    Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Retrovirology 9:89. 2012
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  2. pmc Induction of multifunctional human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-specific T cells capable of proliferation in healthy subjects by using a prime-boost regimen of DNA- and modified vaccinia virus Ankara-vectored vaccines expressing HIV-1 Gag coupled
    Nilu Goonetilleke
    Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine and MRC Human Immunology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LJ, United Kingdom
    J Virol 80:4717-28. 2006
    ..These data demonstrate that prime-boost vaccination with recombinant DNA and MVA vectors can induce multifunctional HIV-1-specific T cells in the majority of vaccinees...
  3. ncbi request reprint Broad TCR usage in functional HIV-1-specific CD8+ T cell expansions driven by vaccination during highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Hongbing Yang
    Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Immunol 179:597-606. 2007
    ..The potential therapeutic benefit of this vaccination approach warrants further investigation...
  4. pmc Differences in HIV-specific T cell responses between HIV-exposed and -unexposed HIV-seronegative individuals
    Adam J Ritchie
    The Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DS United Kingdom
    J Virol 85:3507-16. 2011
    ..The significantly greater T cell responses in HESNs, including in two who were homozygous for CCR5Δ32, demonstrates that HIV-1-specific T cell responses can be induced or augmented by exposure to HIV-1 without infection...
  5. pmc Protective immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis induced by dendritic cells pulsed with both CD8(+)- and CD4(+)-T-cell epitopes from antigen 85A
    Helen McShane
    Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 70:1623-6. 2002
    ....
  6. pmc An early HIV mutation within an HLA-B*57-restricted T cell epitope abrogates binding to the killer inhibitory receptor 3DL1
    Simon Brackenridge
    MRC Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Virol 85:5415-22. 2011
    ..Our results imply that during HIV-1 infection, some early-emerging variants could affect KIR-HLA interaction, with possible implications for immune recognition...
  7. pmc Reappraisal of the relationship between the HIV-1-protective single-nucleotide polymorphism 35 kilobases upstream of the HLA-C gene and surface HLA-C expression
    Tumena W Corrah
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DS, United Kingdom
    J Virol 85:3367-74. 2011
    ..We suggest that association of the -35 SNP and HIV-1 load manifests as a result of linkage disequilibrium of this polymorphism with both favorable and unfavorable HLA-C and -B alleles...
  8. pmc The immune response during acute HIV-1 infection: clues for vaccine development
    Andrew J McMichael
    Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Nat Rev Immunol 10:11-23. 2010
    ..In this Review, we discuss recent studies on the kinetics and quality of early immune responses to HIV-1 and their implications for developing a successful preventive HIV-1 vaccine...
  9. doi request reprint Increased detection of proliferating, polyfunctional, HIV-1-specific T cells in DNA-modified vaccinia virus Ankara-vaccinated human volunteers by cultured IFN-gamma ELISPOT assay
    Nicola Winstone
    MRC Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Immunol 39:975-85. 2009
    ..Thus, we confirmed that cultured assays are a valuable tool for studying T-cell memory. These results are discussed in the context of the current state-of-affairs of the HIV-1 vaccine field...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with plasmid DNA- and modified vaccinia virus Ankara-vectored human immunodeficiency virus type 1 clade A vaccine focusing on T-cell induction
    Tomas Hanke
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, MRC Human Immunology Unit, University of Oxford, The John Radcliffe, Oxford OX3 9DS, UK
    J Gen Virol 88:1-12. 2007
    ..Thus, whilst the search is on for ways to enhance T-cell priming, MVA is a useful boosting vector for human subunit genetic vaccines...
  11. pmc Expansion and diversification of virus-specific T cells following immunization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-infected individuals with a recombinant modified vaccinia virus Ankara/HIV-1 Gag vaccine
    Lucy Dorrell
    MRC Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DS, United Kingdom
    J Virol 80:4705-16. 2006
    ..These data suggest that immunization with MVA.HIVA is a feasible strategy to enhance potentially protective T-cell responses in individuals with chronic HIV-1 infection...
  12. pmc A Plasmodium falciparum candidate vaccine based on a six-antigen polyprotein encoded by recombinant poxviruses
    Eric Prieur
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cellular Immunology, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:290-5. 2004
    ..The use of polyprotein constructs in nonreplicating poxviruses should broaden the target antigen range of vaccine-induced immunity and increase the number of potential epitopes available for immunogenetically diverse human populations...
  13. pmc Cellular immune responses induced in cattle by heterologous prime-boost vaccination using recombinant viruses and bacille Calmette-Guérin
    H Martin Vordermeier
    TB Research Group, Veterinary Laboratories Agency Weybridge, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, UK
    Immunology 112:461-70. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of vaccines in the EU TB Vaccine Cluster using a guinea pig aerosol infection model of tuberculosis
    Ann Williams
    Health Protection Agency, Porton Down, Salisbury SP4 OJG, UK
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 85:29-38. 2005
    ..A relatively high aerosol-challenge dose and evaluation over a protracted time post-challenge allowed superior protection over BCG to be demonstrated by BCG boosted with MVA and fowl pox vectors expressing Ag85A...