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AIDS

Study Types

  • Vaccine testing
  • Therapeutics testing
  • PK/safety testing
  • Pathogenesis

Animal Models

  • SIV/SHIV rhesus macaque model
  • HIV/humanized mouse models

In vitro Services

  • Sample processing
  • CD4/8 cell counts
  • QT-PCR viral load testing
  • Binding antibody ELISA
  • Functional T cell assays

Representative Publications

Abbink P, Mercado NB, Nkolola JP, Peterson RL, Tuyishime H, McMahan K, Moseley ET, Borducchi EN, Chandrashekar A, Bondzie EA, Agarwal A, Belli AJ, Reimann KA, Keele BF, Geleziunas R, Lewis MG, Barouch DH. Lack of therapeutic efficacy of an antibody to α(4)β(7) in SIVmac251-infected rhesus macaques. Science. 2019 Sep 6;365(6457):1029-1033.

Rosenberg YJ, Lewis GK, Montefiori DC, LaBranche CC, Lewis MG, Urban LA, Lees JP, Mao L, Jiang X. Introduction of the YTE mutation into the non-immunogenic HIV bnAb PGT121 induces anti-drug antibodies in macaques. PLoS One. 2019 Feb 20;14(2):e0212649.

Whitney JB, Lim SY, Osuna CE, Kublin JL, Chen E, Yoon G, Liu PT, Abbink P, Borducci EN, Hill A, Lewis MG, Geleziunas R, Robb ML, Michael NL, Barouch DH. Prevention of SIVmac251 reservoir seeding in rhesus monkeys by early antiretroviral therapy. Nat Commun. 2018 Dec 21;9(1):5429. Borducchi EN, Liu J, Nkolola JP, Cadena AM, Yu WH, Fischinger S, Broge T, Abbink P, Mercado NB, Chandrashekar A, Jetton D, Peter L, McMahan K, Moseley ET, Bekerman E, Hesselgesser J, Li W, Lewis MG, Alter G, Geleziunas R, Barouch DH. Antibody and TLR7 agonist delay viral rebound in SHIV-infected monkeys. Nature. 2018 Nov;563(7731):360-364.

Onabajo OO, Lewis MG, Mattapallil JJ. Chronic simian immunodeficiency virus infection is associated with contrasting phenotypes of dysfunctional Bcl6(+) germinal center B cells or Bcl6(-) Bcl2(+) non-germinal center B cells. J Cell Mol Med. 2018 Nov;22(11):5682-5687.

Pardi N, Hogan MJ, Naradikian MS, Parkhouse K, Cain DW, Jones L, Moody MA, Verkerke HP, Myles A, Willis E, LaBranche CC, Montefiori DC, Lobby JL, Saunders KO, Liao HX, Korber BT, Sutherland LL, Scearce RM, Hraber PT, Tombácz I, Muramatsu H, Ni H, Balikov DA, Li C, Mui BL, Tam YK, Krammer F, Karikó K, Polacino P, Eisenlohr LC, Madden TD, Hope MJ, Lewis MG, Lee KK, Hu SL, Hensley SE, Cancro MP, Haynes BF, Weissman D. Nucleoside-modified mRNA vaccines induce potent T follicular helper and germinal center B cell responses. J Exp Med. 2018 Jun 4;215(6):1571-1588.

Lim SY, Osuna CE, Hraber PT, Hesselgesser J, Gerold JM, Barnes TL, Sanisetty S, Seaman MS, Lewis MG, Geleziunas R, Miller MD, Cihlar T, Lee WA, Hill AL, Whitney JB. TLR7 agonists induce transient viremia and reduce the viral reservoir in SIV-infected rhesus macaques on antiretroviral therapy. Sci Transl Med. 2018 May 2;10(439).

Tuyishime S, Haut LH, Kurupati RK, Billingsley JM, Carnathan D, Gangahara S, Styles TM, Xiang Z, Li Y, Zopfs M, Liu Q, Zhou X, Lewis MG, Amara RR, Bosinger S, Silvestri G, Ertl HCJ. Correlates of Protection Against SIV(mac251) Infection in Rhesus Macaques Immunized With Chimpanzee-Derived Adenovirus Vectors. EBioMedicine. 2018 May;31:25-35

 Borducchi EN, Cabral C, Stephenson KE, Liu J, Abbink P, Ng'ang'a D, Nkolola JP, Brinkman AL, Peter L, Lee BC, Jimenez J, Jetton D, Mondesir J, Mojta S, Chandrashekar A, Molloy K, Alter G, Gerold JM, Hill AL, Lewis MG, Pau MG, Schuitemaker H, Hesselgesser J, Geleziunas R, Kim JH, Robb ML, Michael NL, Barouch DH. Ad26/MVA Therapeutic Vaccination with TLR7 Stimulation in SIV-Infected Rhesus Monkeys. Nature. 2016 Nov 9. doi: 10.1038/nature20583. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27841870.

Liu J, Ghneim K, Sok D, Bosche WJ, Li Y, Chipriano E, Berkemeier B, Oswald K, Borducchi E, Cabral C, Peter L, Brinkman A, Shetty M, Jimenez J, Mondesir J, Lee B, Giglio P, Chandrashekar A, Abbink P, Colantonio A, Gittens C, Baker C, Wagner W, Lewis MG, Li W, Sekaly RP, Lifson JD, Burton DR, Barouch DH. Antibody-mediated protection against SHIV challenge includes systemic clearance of distal virus. Science. 2016 Sep 2;353(6303):1045-1049. PubMed PMID: 27540005.

Li H, Wang S, Kong R, Ding W, Lee FH, Parker Z, Kim E, Learn GH, Hahn P, Policicchio B, Brocca-Cofano E, Deleage C, Hao X, Chuang GY, Gorman J, Gardner M, Lewis MG, Hatziioannou T, Santra S, Apetrei C, Pandrea I, Alam SM, Liao HX, Shen X, Tomaras GD, Farzan M, Chertova E, Keele BF, Estes JD, Lifson JD, Doms RW, Montefiori DC, Haynes BF, Sodroski JG, Kwong PD, Hahn BH, Shaw GM. Envelope residue 375 substitutions in simian-human immunodeficiency viruses enhance CD4 binding and replication in rhesus macaques. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jun 14;113(24):E3413-22. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1606636113. PubMed PMID: 27247400.

Barouch DH, Ghneim K, Bosche WJ, Li Y, Berkemeier B, Hull M, Bhattacharyya S, Cameron M, Liu J, Smith K, Borducchi E, Cabral C, Peter L, Brinkman A, Shetty M, Li H, Gittens C, Baker C, Wagner W, Lewis MG, Colantonio A, Kang HJ, Li W, Lifson JD, Piatak M Jr, Sekaly RP. Rapid Inflammasome Activation following Mucosal SIV Infection of Rhesus Monkeys. Cell. 2016 Apr 21;165(3):656-67. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.03.021. PubMed PMID: 27085913.

Barouch DH, Alter G, Broge T, Linde C, Ackerman ME, Brown EP, Borducchi EN, Smith KM, Nkolola JP, Liu J, Shields J, Parenteau L, Whitney JB, Abbink P, Ng'ang'a DM, Seaman MS, Lavine CL, Perry JR, Li W, Colantonio AD, Lewis MG, Chen B, Wenschuh H, Reimer U, Piatak M, Lifson JD, Handley SA, Virgin HW, Koutsoukos M, Lorin C, Voss G, Weijtens M, Pau MG, Schuitemaker H. Protective efficacy of adenovirus/protein vaccines against SIV challenges in rhesus monkeys. Science. 2015 Jul 17;349(6245):320-4. doi: 10.1126/science.aab3886. PubMed PMID: 26138104.

Shytaj IL, Nickel G, Arts E, Farrell N, Biffoni M, Pal R, Chung HK, LaBranche C, Montefiori D, Vargas-Inchaustegui D, Robert-Guroff M, Lewis MG, Sacha JB, Palamara AT, Savarino A. Two-Year Follow-Up of Macaques Developing Intermittent Control of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Homolog Simian Immunodeficiency Virus SIVmac251 in the Chronic Phase of Infection. J Virol. 2015 Aug;89(15):7521-35.doi: 10.1128/JVI.00396-15. PubMed PMID: 25972547.

Asmal M, Luedemann C, Lavine CL, Mach LV, Balachandran H, Brinkley C, Denny TN, Lewis MG, Andersen H, Pal R, Sok D, Le K, Pauthner M, Hahn BH, Shaw GM, Seaman MS, Letvin NL, Burton DR, Sodroski JG, Haynes BF, Santra S. Infection of monkeys by simian-human immunodeficiency viruses with transmitted/founder clade C HIV-1 envelopes. Virology. 2015 Jan 15;475:37-45. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.10.032. PubMed PMID: 25462344.

Whitney JB, Hill AL, Sanisetty S, Penaloza-MacMaster P, Liu J, Shetty M, Parenteau L, Cabral C, Shields J, Blackmore S, Smith JY, Brinkman AL, Peter LE, Mathew SI, Smith KM, Borducchi EN, Rosenbloom DI, Lewis MG, Hattersley J, Li B, Hesselgesser J, Geleziunas R, Robb ML, Kim JH, Michael NL, Barouch DH. Rapid seeding of the viral reservoir prior to SIV viraemia in rhesus monkeys. Nature. 2014 Aug 7;512(7512):74-7. doi: 10.1038/nature13594. PubMed PMID: 25042999.

Barouch DH, Whitney JB, Moldt B, Klein F, Oliveira TY, Liu J, Stephenson KE, Chang HW, Shekhar K, Gupta S, Nkolola JP, Seaman MS, Smith KM, Borducchi EN, Cabral C, Smith JY, Blackmore S, Sanisetty S, Perry JR, Beck M, Lewis MG, Rinaldi W, Chakraborty AK, Poignard P, Nussenzweig MC, Burton DR. Therapeutic efficacy of potent neutralizing HIV-1-specific monoclonal antibodies in SHIV-infected rhesus monkeys. Nature. 2013 Nov 14;503(7475):224-8. doi: 0.1038/nature12744. PubMed PMID: 24172905.