Latest publications: October 2023

Congratulations to members of the Department who have recently had their research findings published. Here’s our round-up of the latest publication successes.

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“Actually, the psychological wounds are more difficult than physical injuries:” a qualitative analysis of the impacts of attacks on health on the personal and professional lives of health workers in the Syrian conflict Conflict and Health Article, Journal Abbara A, Rayes D, Tappis H, Hamze M, Wais R, Alahmad H, Almhawish N, Rubenstein L, Haar R 09/10/2023
A new twist on PIFE: photoisomerisation-related fluorescence enhancement. Methods and Applications in Fluorescence Journal Article, Review Ploetz E, Ambrose B, Barth A, Börner R, Erichson F, Kapanidis AN, Kim HD, Levitus M, Lohman TM, Mazumder A, Rueda DS, Steffen FD, Cordes T, Magennis SW, Lerner E 12/10/2023
An Influenza A virus can evolve to use human ANP32E through altering polymerase dimerization. Nature Communications Journal Article Sheppard CM, Goldhill DH, Swann OC, Staller E, Penn R, Platt OK, Sukhova K, Baillon L, Frise R, Peacock TP, Fodor E, Barclay WS 10/10/2023
Analysis of blood and nasal epithelial transcriptomes to identify mechanisms associated with control of SARS-CoV-2 viral load in the upper respiratory tract. Journal of Infection Journal Article Marjaneh MM, Challenger JD, Salas A, Gómez-Carballa A, Sivananthan A, Rivero-Calle I, Barbeito-Castiñeiras G, Foo CY, Wu Y, Liew F, Jackson HR, Habgood-Coote D, D’Souza G, Nichols SJ, Wright VJ, Levin M, Kaforou M, Thwaites RS, Okell LC, Martinón-Torres F, Cunnington AJ, PERFORM Consortium, GEN-COVID Study Group ( 18/10/2023
Building a queer- and trans-inclusive microbiology conference. mSystems Journal Article Gregor R, Johnston J, Coe LSY, Evans N, Forsythe D, Jones R, Muratore D, de Oliveira BFR, Szabo R, Wan Y, Williams J, Chappell CR, Matsuda SB, Ortiz Alvarez de la Campa M, Queer and Trans in Microbiology Consortium, Weissman JL 06/10/2023
Children presenting with diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis to Emergency Departments during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and Ireland: an international retrospective observational study Archives of Disease in Childhood Article, Early Access, Journal Ponmani C, Nijman RG, Roland D, Barrett M, Hulse T, Whittle V, Lyttle MD 01/10/2023
Commentary: Post-COVID Condition in Children and Young People: Where Are We Now? The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Journal Article Whittaker EA 05/10/2023
Creating resistance to avian influenza infection through genome editing of the ANP32 gene family. Nature Communications Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Idoko-Akoh A, Goldhill DH, Sheppard CM, Bialy D, Quantrill JL, Sukhova K, Brown JC, Richardson S, Campbell C, Taylor L, Sherman A, Nazki S, Long JS, Skinner MA, Shelton H, Sang HM, Barclay WS, McGrew MJ 10/10/2023
Cultural Adaption, Translation, Preliminary Reliability and Validity of Key Psychological and Behavioural Measures for 18 to 25 Year-Olds Living with HIV in Uganda: A Multi-Stage Approach. AIDS and Behavior Journal Article Evangeli M, Foster C, Musiime V, Fidler S, Seeley J, Frize G, Uwizera A, Price J 04/10/2023
Dengue Encephalopathy or Dengue Encephalitis? You Decide. Open Forum Infectious Diseases Case Reports Durkin SM, da Silva AL, Davies NWS, Sriskandan S 01/10/2023
Detection, survival, and persistence of <i>Staphylococcus capitis</i> NRCS-A in neonatal units in England Journal of Hospital Infection Article, Journal Moore G, Barry A, Carter J, Ready J, Wan Y, Elsayed M, Haill C, Khashu M, Williams OM, Brown CS, Demirjian A 01/10/2023
Efficacy of Pneumococcal Vaccine on Otitis Media: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Otolaryngology Meta-Analysis, Systematic Review, Journal Article, Review Wannarong T, Ekpatanaparnich P, Boonyasiri A, Supapueng O, Vathanophas V, Tanphaichitr A, Ungkanont K 01/10/2023
Factors that influence women’s enrolment and ongoing participation in a partially decentralised randomised controlled dermatology trial: a qualitative interview study with participants in the SAFA (Spironolactone for Adult Female Acne) trial Trials Article, Journal Boxall C, Renz S, Eminton Z, Nuttall J, Saji A, Cluff C, Wilcox C, Muller I, Layton AM, Soulsby I, Santer M 12/10/2023
Fifteen-minute consultation: Recognition and management of eating disorders presenting to the emergency department Archives of Disease in Childhood: Education and Practice Edition Article, Journal Rothwell L, Vivek K, Nicholls D, Maconochie I, Dyer EM 01/10/2023
Genetic screening for anticancer genes highlights FBLN5 as a synthetic lethal partner of MYC. Cell Communication and Signaling Journal Article Masood M, Ding Q, Cawte AD, Rueda DS, Grimm SW, Yagüe E, El-Bahrawy M 20/10/2023
Glecaprevir-pibrentasvir for 4 weeks among people with recent HCV infection: The TARGET3D study. JHEP Reports Journal Article Martinello M, Bhagani S, Shaw D, Orkin C, Cooke G, Gane E, Iser D, Ustianowski A, Kulasegaram R, Stedman C, Tu E, Grebely J, Dore GJ, Nelson M, Matthews GV 01/10/2023
Improving maternal outcomes through early recognition, rapid notification, and investigation of invasive GAS infection. The Lancet Microbe Letter Lamagni T, Guy RL, Sriskandan S, Decraene V, Brown CS 01/10/2023
Inadequate Lopinavir Concentrations With Modified 8-Hourly Lopinavir/Ritonavir 4:1 Dosing During Rifampicin-based Tuberculosis Treatment in Children Living With HIV. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Chabala C, Turkova A, Kapasa M, LeBeau K, Tembo CH, Zimba K, Weisner L, Zyambo K, Choo L, Chungu C, Lungu J, Mulenga V, Crook A, Gibb D, McIlleron H, SHINE trial team 01/10/2023
Lessons from the pandemic: new best practices in selecting molecular diagnostics for point-of-care testing of infectious diseases in sub-saharan Africa. Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics: new diagnostic technologies are set to revolutionise healthcare Journal Article Baldeh M, Bawa FK, Bawah FU, Chamai M, Dzabeng F, Jebreel WMA, Kabuya J-BB, Molemodile Dele-Olowu SK, Odoyo E, Rakotomalala Robinson D, Cunnington AJ 31/10/2023
Long-term health impacts of COVID-19 among 242,712 adults in England. Nature Communications Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Atchison CJ, Davies B, Cooper E, Lound A, Whitaker M, Hampshire A, Azor A, Donnelly CA, Chadeau-Hyam M, Cooke GS, Ward H, Elliott P 24/10/2023
Macromolecular condensation buffers intracellular water potential. Nature Journal Article Watson JL, Seinkmane E, Styles CT, Mihut A, Krüger LK, McNally KE, Planelles-Herrero VJ, Dudek M, McCall PM, Barbiero S, Vanden Oever M, Peak-Chew SY, Porebski BT, Zeng A, Rzechorzek NM, Wong DCS, Beale AD, Stangherlin A, Riggi M, Iwasa J, Morf J, Miliotis C, Guna A, Inglis AJ, Brugués J, Voorhees RM, Chambers JE, Meng Q-J, O’Neill JS, Edgar RS, Derivery E 18/10/2023
Major revision version 12.0 of the European AIDS Clinical Society guidelines 2023. HIV Medicine Journal Article Ambrosioni J, Levi L, Alagaratnam J, Van Bremen K, Mastrangelo A, Waalewijn H, Molina J-M, Guaraldi G, Winston A, Boesecke C, Cinque P, Bamford A, Calmy A, Marzolini C, Martínez E, Oprea C, Welch S, Koval A, Mendao L, Rockstroh JK, EACS Governing Board 18/10/2023
Maternal predictors of timeliness & uptake of Measles, Mumps & Rubella vaccine: A birth cohort study European Journal of Public Health Conference Skirrow H, Foley K, Bedford H, Lewis C, Whittaker E, Costelloe C, Saxena S 24/10/2023
Mechanisms and physiological function of daily haemoglobin oxidation rhythms in red blood cells The EMBO Journal Article, Journal Beale AD, Hayter EA, Crosby P, Valekunja UK, Edgar RS, Chesham JE, Maywood ES, Labeed FH, Reddy AB, Wright Jr KP, Lilley KS, Bechtold DA, Hastings MH, O’Neill JS 04/10/2023
Mosaic HIV-1 vaccination induces anti-viral CD8+ T cell functionality in the phase 1/2a clinical trial APPROACH. Journal of Virology Journal Article van Duijn J, Stieh D, Fernandez N, King D, Gilmour J, Tolboom J, Callewaert K, Willems W, Pau MG, De Rosa SC, McElrath MJ, Barouch DH, Hayes P 09/10/2023
Negative DNA supercoiling induces genome-wide Cas9 off-target activity Molecular Cell Conference Newton MD, Losito M, Smith QM, Parnandi N, Taylor BJ, Akcakaya P, Maresca M, van Eijk P, Reed SH, Boulton SJ, King GA, Cuomo ME, Rueda DS 01/10/2023
Neonatal sepsis and antimicrobial resistance in Africa. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Editorial, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Iroh Tam P-Y, Bekker A, Bosede Bolaji O, Chimhini G, Dramowski A, Fitzgerald F, Gezmu AM, Nkuranga JB, Okomo U, Stevenson A, Strysko JP, African Neonatal Association Sepsis Working Group 01/10/2023
Neutralising antibody responses against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.4/5 and wild-type virus in patients with inflammatory bowel disease following three doses of COVID-19 vaccine (VIP): a prospective, multicentre, cohort study. EClinicalMedicine Journal Article Liu Z, Alexander JL, Le K, Zhou X, Ibraheim H, Anandabaskaran S, Saifuddin A, Lin KW, McFarlane LR, Constable L, Seoane RC, Anand N, Bewshea C, Nice R, D’Mello A, Jones GR, Balarajah S, Fiorentino F, Sebastian S, Irving PM, Hicks LC, Williams HR, Kent AJ, Linger R, Parkes M, Kok K, Patel KV, Teare JP, Altmann DM, Boyton RJ, Hart AL, Lees CW, Goodhand JR, Kennedy NA, Pollock KM, Ahmad T, Powell N, VIP study investigators 01/10/2023
Obesity dysregulates the pulmonary antiviral immune response. Nature Communications Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Almond M, Farne HA, Jackson MM, Jha A, Katsoulis O, Pitts O, Tunstall T, Regis E, Dunning J, Byrne AJ, Mallia P, Kon OM, Saunders KA, Simpson KD, Snelgrove RJ, Openshaw PJM, Edwards MR, Barclay WS, Heaney LM, Johnston SL, Singanayagam A 19/10/2023
Perinatal Outcomes at Birth in Women Infected and Non-Infected with SARS-CoV-2: A Retrospective Study Healthcare Journal article Vila-Candel R, Martin-Arribas A, Castro-Sánchez E, Escuriet R, Martin-Moreno JM 27/10/2023
PIM1 controls GBP1 activity to limit self-damage and to guard against pathogen infection. Science Journal Article Fisch D, Pfleiderer MM, Anastasakou E, Mackie GM, Wendt F, Liu X, Clough B, Lara-Reyna S, Encheva V, Snijders AP, Bando H, Yamamoto M, Beggs AD, Mercer J, Shenoy AR, Wollscheid B, Maslowski KM, Galej WP, Frickel E-M 06/10/2023
Poly(2-oxazoline)/saRNA Polyplexes for Targeted and Nonviral Gene Delivery Biomacromolecules Article, Early Access, Journal Hayes G, Dias-Barbieri B, Yilmaz G, Shattock RJ, Becer CR 04/10/2023
Population-level analysis of natural control of HIV infection in Zambia and South Africa: HPTN 071 (PopART). Journal of the International AIDS Society Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal Article, Research Support, N.I.H., Intramural, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural Grant-McAuley W, Piwowar-Manning E, Clarke W, Breaud A, Zewdie KB, Moore A, Ayles HM, Kosloff B, Shanaube K, Bock P, Meehan S-A, Maarman G, Fidler S, Hayes R, Donnell D, Eshleman SH, HPTN 071 (PopART) Study Team 01/10/2023
Raising AWaRe-ness of antimicrobial stewardship challenges in pediatric emergency care: results from the PERFORM study assessing consistency and appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing across Europe. Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal Article Kolberg L, Khanijau A, van der Velden FJS, Herberg J, De T, Galassini R, Cunnington AJ, Wright V, Shah P, Kaforou M, Wilson C, Kuijpers T, Martinón-Torres F, Rivero-Calle I, Moll H, Vermont C, Pokorn M, Kolnik M, Pollard AJ, Agyeman PKA, Schlapbach LJ, Tsolia MN, Yeung S, Zavadska D, Zenz W, Schweintzger NA, van der Flier M, de Groot R, Usuf E, Voice M, Calvo-Bado L, Mallet F, Fidler K, Levin M, Carrol ED, Emonts M, von Both U, PERFORM Consortium 11/10/2023
Reinfection incidence and risk among people treated for recent hepatitis C virus infection. AIDS Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural Martinello M, Carson JM, Van Der Valk M, Rockstroh JK, Ingiliz P, Hellard M, Nelson M, Lutz T, Bhagani S, Kim AY, Hull M, Cordes C, Moon J, Feld JJ, Gane E, Rauch A, Bruneau J, Tu E, Applegate T, Grebely J, Dore GJ, Matthews GV, React Study Group 01/10/2023
Role of procalcitonin in predicting complications of Kawasaki disease Archives of Disease in Childhood Editorial Material, Early Access, Journal Iio K, Hanna H, Beykou M, Gale C, Herberg JA 01/10/2023
SARS-CoV-2 evolution in the Omicron era. Nature Microbiology Journal Article, Review Roemer C, Sheward DJ, Hisner R, Gueli F, Sakaguchi H, Frohberg N, Schoenmakers J, Sato K, O’Toole Á, Rambaut A, Pybus OG, Ruis C, Murrell B, Peacock TP 16/10/2023
Sexual and reproductive health needs for young women living with perinatally acquired HIV through the pandemic. HIV Medicine Meeting Abstract, Journal Nott V, Hazell G, Ayres S, Kirkhope N, Fidler S, Foster C 01/08/2023
Structure-activity studies of Streptococcus pyogenes enzyme SpyCEP reveal high affinity for CXCL8 in the SpyCEP C-terminal Scientific Reports Journal article Pearson M, Haslam C, Fosberry A, Jones E, Reglinski M, Reeves L, Edwards RJ, Lawrenson RA, Brown JC, Mossakowska D, Pease JE, Sriskandan S 03/11/2023
Subgroups of children with Kawasaki disease: a data-driven cluster analysis The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Article, Journal Wang H, Shimizu C, Bainto E, Hamilton S, Jackson HR, Estrada-Rivadeneyra D, Kaforou M, Levin M, Pancheri JM, Dummer KB, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC 01/10/2023
Tafenoquine co-administered with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for the radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria (INSPECTOR): a randomised, placebo-controlled, efficacy and safety study. Lancet Infectious Diseases Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Sutanto I, Soebandrio A, Ekawati LL, Chand K, Noviyanti R, Satyagraha AW, Subekti D, Santy YW, Crenna-Darusallam C, Instiaty I, Budiman W, Prasetya CB, Lardo S, Elyazar I, Duparc S, Cedar E, Rolfe K, Fernando D, Berni A, Jones S, Kleim J-P, Fletcher K, Sharma H, Martin A, Taylor M, Goyal N, Green JA, Tan LK, Baird JK 01/10/2023
Tetherin antagonism by SARS-CoV-2 ORF3a and spike protein enhances virus release EMBO Reports Article, Early Access, Journal Stewart H, Palmulli R, Johansen KH, Mcgovern N, Shehata OM, Carnell GW, Jackson HK, Lee JS, Brown JC, Burgoyne T, Heeney JL, Okkenhaug K, Firth AE, Peden AA, Edgar JR 11/10/2023
The amount of Nck rather than N-WASP correlates with the rate of actin-based motility of Vaccinia virus. Microbiology Spectrum Journal Article Basant A, Way M 19/10/2023
The ClpX protease is essential for inactivating the CI master repressor and completing prophage induction in Staphylococcus aureus. Nature Communications Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Thabet MA, Penadés JR, Haag AF 18/10/2023
The immunology of long COVID Nature Reviews Immunology Review, Journal Altmann DM, Whettlock EM, Liu S, Arachchillage DJ, Boyton RJ 01/10/2023
The Salmonella Typhi SPI-2 injectisome enigma. Microbiology Journal Article Thurston TLM, Holden DW 01/10/2023
Therapeutic vaccination following early antiretroviral therapy elicits highly functional T cell responses against conserved HIV-1 regions. Scientific Reports Journal Article Kopycinski J, Yang H, Hancock G, Pace M, Kim E, Frater J, Stöhr W, Hanke T, Fidler S, Dorrell L, RIVER trial study group 11/10/2023
Understanding the conditions included in data-driven patterns of multimorbidity: a scoping review European Journal of Public Health Review, Early Access, Journal Sukumaran L, Winston A, Sabin CA 14/10/2023