Affiliation: Georgetown University
- Short-term garlic supplementation and highly active antiretroviral treatment adherence, CD4+ cell counts, and human immunodeficiency virus viral loadChenglong Liu
Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 18:18-22. 2012..Researchers rarely have studied garlic's association with antiretroviral therapies, however, even though that association is very relevant clinically...
- The identification of unique serum proteins of HIV-1 latently infected long-term non-progressor patientsRachel Van Duyne
George Mason University, Department of Molecular and Microbiology, National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
AIDS Res Ther 7:21. 2010..The utilization of proteomic techniques to globally identify differentially expressed serum proteins in response to HIV-1 infection is a significant undertaking that is complicated due to the innate protein profile of human serum...
- Disclosure of complementary and alternative medicine use to health care providers among HIV-infected womenChenglong Liu
Department of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, D C 20007, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:965-71. 2009..Interventions targeted towards both physicians and patients may enhance communication of CAM use, avoid potential adverse events and drug interactions, and enhance HAART adherence...
- Sexual serosorting among women with or at risk of HIV infectionChenglong Liu
Department of Medicine, Georgetown University, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 214, Washington, DC 20007, USA
AIDS Behav 15:9-15. 2011..Our analyses suggest that serosorting is occurring among both HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in this cohort...
- An investigation of the possible interaction between the use of Vitamin C and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) adherence and effectiveness in treated HIV+ womenDaniel Merenstein
Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, United States
Complement Ther Med 20:222-7. 2012..Women served as their own controls, comparing periods of Vitamin C usage with periods of non-usage...
- Association of complementary and alternative medicine use with highly active antiretroviral therapy initiationDaniel Merenstein
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 14:18-22. 2008....
- Relationship between complementary/alternative treatment use and illicit drug use among a cohort of women with, or at risk for, HIV infectionDaniel J Merenstein
Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Altern Complement Med 16:989-93. 2010..Based on previous research, it was hypothesized that CAM use may decrease substance use...
- Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in TrkB and risk for depression: findings from the women's interagency HIV studyValeriya Avdoshina
Departments of Neuroscience and Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Departments of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, IL Departments of Neurology and Pathology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Departments of Neurology Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC and Collaborative for Research on Outcomes and Metrics, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:138-41. 2013..This mutation explains 0.8% and 4.4% of the variability for the absence of depression in African Americans and Caucasians, respectively...
- Insomnia symptoms and HIV infection among participants in the Women's Interagency HIV StudyGirardin Jean-Louis
Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
Sleep 35:131-7. 2012..This study assessed the prevalence of insomnia symptoms among women with and without HIV-infection and examined factors associated with insomnia...
- A single-nucleotide polymorphism in CYP2B6 leads to >3-fold increases in efavirenz concentrations in plasma and hair among HIV-infected womenMonica Gandhi
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Infect Dis 206:1453-61. 2012..We analyzed numerous genetic and nongenetic factors impacting short-term and long-term exposure in a large heterogeneous population of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women...
- HIV-1 decreases the levels of neurotrophins in human lymphocytesValeriya Avdoshina
Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
AIDS 25:1126-8. 2011..Our results support the hypothesis that reduced levels of BDNF may be a risk factor for T-cell apoptosis and for neurological complications associated with HIV-1 infection...