Jennifer A Downs

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of antiretroviral therapy on renal function among HIV-infected Tanzanian adults: a retrospective cohort study
    Bonaventura C T Mpondo
    Department of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    PLoS ONE 9:e89573. 2014
  2. pmc Examining the relationship between urogenital schistosomiasis and HIV infection
    Pamela Sabina Mbabazi
    Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1396. 2011
  3. pmc Detectable urogenital schistosome DNA and cervical abnormalities 6 months after single-dose praziquantel in women with Schistosoma haematobium infection
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1090-6. 2013
  4. pmc Association of Schistosomiasis and HIV infection in Tanzania
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:868-73. 2012
  5. pmc Urogenital schistosomiasis in women of reproductive age in Tanzania's Lake Victoria region
    Jennifer A Downs
    Center for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 440 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:364-9. 2011
  6. pmc Renal dysfunction among HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy
    Leonard Msango
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
    AIDS 25:1421-5. 2011
  7. pmc Universal screening of Tanzanian HIV-infected adult inpatients with the serum cryptococcal antigen to improve diagnosis and reduce mortality: an operational study
    Bahati Mk Wajanga
    Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Box 1370, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:48. 2011
  8. pmc Healthcare Worker Perceived Barriers to Early Initiation of Antiretroviral and Tuberculosis Therapy among Tanzanian Inpatients
    Bahati M K Wajanga
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    PLoS ONE 9:e87584. 2014
  9. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in diabetic adult out-patients in Tanzania
    Mubarakali N Janmohamed
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Nephrol 14:183. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcal meningitis management in Tanzania with strict schedule of serial lumber punctures using intravenous tubing sets: an operational research study
    John Meda
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dodoma University, Dodoma, Tanzania Department of Internal Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Bugando School of Medicine, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Medicine, Center for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Departments of Microbiology Biochemistry, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:e31-6. 2014

Collaborators

  • Hyasinta Jaka
  • Erasmus Kamugisha
  • Bahati Mk Wajanga
  • Dirk Engels
  • Andreas Mueller
  • Paul L A M Corstjens
  • Heejung Bang
  • Robert N Peck
  • Daniel W Fitzgerald
  • SAMUEL E KALLUVYA
  • Rodrick Kabangila
  • Bonaventura C T Mpondo
  • John Meda
  • Semvua B Kilonzo
  • Luke R Smart
  • Mubarakali N Janmohamed
  • Benson R Kidenya
  • Pamela Sabina Mbabazi
  • Leonard Msango
  • Awilly A Chofle
  • Jiyeon M Jeong
  • Johannes Kataraihya
  • Koy Mheta
  • Jaco J Verweij
  • Jeremiah Seni
  • Rwakyendela Onesmo
  • Lucheri Ephraim
  • SAMUEL KALLUVYA
  • Benson Kidenya
  • Ethan Green
  • Charles Majinge
  • Jacob Mtabaji
  • Warren D Johnson
  • Lester Chitsulo
  • Olivia Andan

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Impact of antiretroviral therapy on renal function among HIV-infected Tanzanian adults: a retrospective cohort study
    Bonaventura C T Mpondo
    Department of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    PLoS ONE 9:e89573. 2014
    ..Data regarding the outcomes of HIV-infected adults with baseline renal dysfunction who start antiretroviral therapy are conflicting...
  2. pmc Examining the relationship between urogenital schistosomiasis and HIV infection
    Pamela Sabina Mbabazi
    Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1396. 2011
    ..The review aims to support discussions of urogenital schistosomiasis as a neglected yet urgent public health challenge...
  3. pmc Detectable urogenital schistosome DNA and cervical abnormalities 6 months after single-dose praziquantel in women with Schistosoma haematobium infection
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 18:1090-6. 2013
    ..This aggressive therapy may in turn play a key role decreasing HIV susceptibility in millions of people living in regions in which S. haematobium is endemic. ..
  4. pmc Association of Schistosomiasis and HIV infection in Tanzania
    Jennifer A Downs
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:868-73. 2012
    ..01). This finding suggests that S. mansoni infection may be a modifiable HIV risk factor that places millions of people worldwide at increased risk of HIV acquisition...
  5. pmc Urogenital schistosomiasis in women of reproductive age in Tanzania's Lake Victoria region
    Jennifer A Downs
    Center for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, 440 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:364-9. 2011
    ..haematobium (P = 0.002). Our data support the postulate that FUS may be a risk factor for HIV infection and may contribute to the extremely high rates of HIV among young women in sub-Saharan Africa...
  6. pmc Renal dysfunction among HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy
    Leonard Msango
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
    AIDS 25:1421-5. 2011
    ..Recent recommendations to include the nephrotoxic drug tenofovir in first-line ART regimens make clarification of this issue urgent...
  7. pmc Universal screening of Tanzanian HIV-infected adult inpatients with the serum cryptococcal antigen to improve diagnosis and reduce mortality: an operational study
    Bahati Mk Wajanga
    Department of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Box 1370, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:48. 2011
    ..In this study, we describe the impact of screening HIV-positive adult inpatients with serum cryptococcal antigen (CRAG) at a Tanzanian referral hospital...
  8. pmc Healthcare Worker Perceived Barriers to Early Initiation of Antiretroviral and Tuberculosis Therapy among Tanzanian Inpatients
    Bahati M K Wajanga
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    PLoS ONE 9:e87584. 2014
    ..Clinical trials have shown that early initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis saves lives, but models for implementation of this new strategy have been under-studied in real-world settings...
  9. pmc Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in diabetic adult out-patients in Tanzania
    Mubarakali N Janmohamed
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Nephrol 14:183. 2013
    ..In sub-Saharan Africa, renal complications of diabetes may go unrecognized due to limited diagnostic resources. The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among adult diabetics in sub-Saharan Africa has not been well described...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcal meningitis management in Tanzania with strict schedule of serial lumber punctures using intravenous tubing sets: an operational research study
    John Meda
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dodoma University, Dodoma, Tanzania Department of Internal Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Bugando School of Medicine, Mwanza, Tanzania Department of Medicine, Center for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Departments of Microbiology Biochemistry, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:e31-6. 2014
    ..Controlling intracranial pressure (ICP) is essential in CM, but it is difficult in low-income countries because manometers and practical ICP management protocols are lacking...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malaria among adult inpatients in two Tanzanian referral hospitals: a prospective study
    Semvua B Kilonzo
    Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, PO Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania Bugando Medical Centre, PO Box 1370, Mwanza, Tanzania Electronic address
    Acta Trop 134:95-100. 2014
    ..PCR generally agreed with RDT results. HIV was associated with delayed parasite clearance in adults with malaria. We recommend the routine use of RDTs for malaria diagnosis among adults admitted to hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  12. pmc Hypertension-related diseases as a common cause of hospital mortality in Tanzania: a 3-year prospective study
    Robert N Peck
    aDepartment of Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza bDepartment of Medicine, Weill Bugando School of Medicine, Mwanza, Tanzania cCenter for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York dCornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA eDepartment of Physiology, Weill Bugando School of Medicine fDirector General, Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Hypertens 31:1806-11. 2013
    ..The objective of this prospective study was to determine the contribution of hypertension to deaths, admissions, and hospital days at a Tanzanian zonal hospital...