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Current HIV Research

HIV and Viral Immune Diseases

Volume 20, 6 Issues, 2022
ISSN: 1873-4251 (Online)
ISSN: 1570-162X (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current HIV Research covers all the latest and outstanding developments of HIV and viral immune diseases research by publishing original research, full-length/mini review articles and guest edited thematic issues. The novel pioneering work in the basic and clinical fields on all areas of HIV and viral immune diseases research covers: virus replication and gene expression, HIV assembly, virus-cell interaction, viral pathogenesis, epidemiology and transmission, anti-retroviral therapy and adherence, drug discovery, the latest developments in HIV/AIDS vaccines and animal models, mechanisms and interactions with AIDS related diseases, social and public health issues related to HIV disease, and prevention of viral infection. Periodically, the journal invites guest editors to devote an issue on a particular area of HIV research and viral immune diseases of great interest that increases our understanding of the viruses and its complex interaction with the host. All aspects of viral diseases including Coronavirus will be covered.

Current HIV Research

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Volume 19

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Number 6




Review Article



Research Article

Prevention of Mother-to-child HIV Transmission in Nigeria: Six Years’ Experience from a Tertiary Institution

, 19(6): 488 - 496

Rabiu Ibrahim Jalo, Taiwo Gboluwaga Amole*, Deepa Dongarwar, Hadiza Musa Abdullahi, Fatimah Ismail Tsiga-Ahmed, Sule Abdullahi Gaya, Musa Mohammed Bello, Usman Bashir, Aliyu Aminu, Aminatu Ayaba Kwaku, Muktar Hassan Aliyu, Hamisu Mohammed Salihu and Hadiza Shehu Galadanci


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210607113153


Research Article

Accumulation of HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations and Methamphetamine Use

, 19(6): 497 - 503

Hong-Ha M. Truong*, Robin Fatch, Steven G. Deeks, Melissa Krone, Jeffrey N. Martin, Peter W. Hunt and Paula J. Lum


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210625103902


Research Article



Research Article



Research Article

Characteristics of HIV-related Stigma Among Health Facility Staff in Shenzhen, China

, 19(6): 525 - 534

Wei Wang, Liling Wang*, Jun Wang, Naling Zhu, Yali Luo, Weiping Tang and Yaping Qiao


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210910143742



Articles Ahead of Print

The Prevalence and Associated Factors of Reduced Bone Mineral Density (BMD) Among Men with Suppressed Viral Load Taking Antiretroviral Therapy


Safiye Nur Ozcan*, Dilek Yıldız Sevgi, Ahsen Oncul, Alper Gunduz, Ozgun Pehlivan, Rana Terlemez, Banu Kuran and llyas Dokmetas


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666211202100308
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Evaluation of the Expression Pattern of 4 microRNAs and their Correlation with Cellular/viral Factors in PBMCs of Long Term Non-progressors and HIV Infected Naïve Individuals


Sogol Jamshidi, Farah Bokharaei-Salim, Javid Sadri Nahand, Seyed Hamidreza Monavari, Mohsen Moghoofei, Saba Garshasbi, Saeed Kalantari, Maryam Esghaei and Hamed Mirzaei*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210906143136
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Anti-HIV Aptamers: Challenges and Prospects


William Serumula*, Geronimo Fernandez, Victor M. Gonzalez and Raveen Parboosing


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210908114825
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Published Contents

Editor's Choice


Chronic Immune Activation Among Treatment Naïve HIV/ HBV Coinfected Individuals From Southern India

, 2021; 19(4): 332 - 341

John Paul Demosthenes, Gnanadurai John Fletcher, Uday George Zachariah, George Mannil Varghese, Susanne Alexander Pulimood, Priya Abraham and Rajesh Kannangai*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210506160642




Morphological and Histopathological Study of Autopsied Patients with Atherosclerosis and HIV

, 2021; 19(2): 121 - 127

Mariana Silva Oliveira*, Bianca Gonçalves da Silva Torquato, Simone Yumi Tsuji, Laura Sanches Aguiar, Guilherme Ribeiro Juliano, Luciano Alves Matias da Silveira, Rosana Rosa Miranda Corrêa, Lenaldo Branco Rocha and Mara Lúcia da Fonseca Ferraz


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18999201029123356



MicroRNAs Profiling in HIV, HCV, and HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patients

, 2021; 19(1): 27 - 34

Mohsen Moghoofei, Sohrab Najafipour, Shayan Mostafaei , Ahmad Tavakoli , Farah Bokharaei-Salim , Saied Ghorbani, Davod Javanmard, Hadi Ghaffari and Seyed Hamidreza Monavari*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200908112113



Metabolic Syndrome in HIV-patients in Antiretroviral Therapy

, 2020; 18(6): 388 - 395

Daniel Vargas-Pacherrez*, Helma P. Cotrim, Leonardo Pires, Vitor Cunha, Vitor Coelho, Carlos Brites and Carla Daltro


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200609115615



Bone Marrow Culture Yield for the Diagnosis of Opportunistic Diseases in Patients with AIDS and Disseminated Kaposi Sarcoma

, 2020; 18(4): 277 - 282

P. Cornejo-Juárez, B. Islas-Muñoz, A.F. Ramírez-Ibargüen, G. Rosales-Pedraza, B. Chávez-Mazari, A. Martínez-Orozco and P. Volkow-Fernández*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200603145640



Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Analysis in HIV and Kaposi's Sarcoma Disease by Microarray Technique

, 2020; 18(3): 154 - 164

Ismail Koyuncu *, Ataman Gönel, Emrah Ozcan, Ebru Temiz, Şahin Toprak, Feridun Akkafa and Irfan Binici


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200130100654



Sequence and Functional Variation in the HIV-1 Rev Regulatory Axis

, 2020; 18(2): 85 - 98

Patrick E.H. Jackson*, Godfrey Dzhivhuho, David Rekosh and Marie-Louise Hammarskjold


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200106112842



Small Animal Models for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis: Proceedings of an NIAID Workshop

, 2020; 18(1): 19 - 28

Ramesh Akkina, Daniel L. Barber, Moses T. Bility, Karl-Dimiter Bissig, Benjamin J. Burwitz, Katrin Eichelberg, Janice J. Endsley, J. Victor Garcia, Richard Hafner, Petros C. Karakousis, Brent E. Korba, Rajen Koshy, Chris Lambros, Stephan Menne, Eric L. Nuermberger, Alexander Ploss, Brendan K. Podell, Larisa Y. Poluektova, Brigitte E. Sanders-Beer*, Selvakumar Subbian and Angela Wahl


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666191223114019



Open Access Articles

Bone Deleterious Effects of Different NRTIs in Treatment-naïve HIV Patients After 12 and 48 Weeks of Treatment

, 2021; 19(5): 434 - 447

Patricia Atencio, Francisco Miguel Conesa-Buendía, Alfonso Cabello-Ubeda*, Patricia Llamas-Granda, Ramón Pérez-Tanoira, Laura Prieto-Pérez, Beatriz Álvarez Álvarez, Irene Carrillo Acosta, Rosa Arboiro-Pinel, Manuel Díaz-Curiel, Raquel Largo, Gabriel Herrero-Beaumont, Miguel Górgolas and Aránzazu Mediero




Pidotimod and Immunological Activation in Individuals Infected with HIV

, 2021; 19(3): 260 - 268

Claudio Ucciferri, Katia Falasca*, Marcella Reale, Manuela Tamburro, Antonio Auricchio, Francesca Vignale and Jacopo Vecchiet




A Review of Current Strategies Towards the Elimination of Latent HIV-1 and Subsequent HIV-1 Cure

, 2021; 19(1): 14 - 26

Edward K. Maina*, Asma A. Adan, Haddison Mureithi, Joseph Muriuki and Raphael M. Lwembe




Evaluation of a Novel In-house HIV-1 Genotype Drug Resistance Assay using Clinical Samples in China

, 2021; 19: 1 - 10 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Peijie Gao*, Fengting Yu, Xiaozhen Yang, Dan Li , Yalun Shi , Yan Wang and Fujie Zhang






Genetic Diversity and Drug Resistance of HIV-1 CRF55_01B in Guangdong, China

, 2020; 18(3): 210 - 218

Guolong Yu*, Yan Li, Xuhe Huang, Pingping Zhou, Jin Yan, Xinge Yan, Xiaobing Fu, Yang Fang, Jun Liu, Jie Li, Xiang He and Peng Lin






Small Animal Models for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis: Proceedings of an NIAID Workshop

, 2020; 18(1): 19 - 28

Ramesh Akkina, Daniel L. Barber, Moses T. Bility, Karl-Dimiter Bissig, Benjamin J. Burwitz, Katrin Eichelberg, Janice J. Endsley, J. Victor Garcia, Richard Hafner, Petros C. Karakousis, Brent E. Korba, Rajen Koshy, Chris Lambros, Stephan Menne, Eric L. Nuermberger, Alexander Ploss, Brendan K. Podell, Larisa Y. Poluektova, Brigitte E. Sanders-Beer*, Selvakumar Subbian and Angela Wahl






The Increase of HIV-1 Infection, Neurocognitive Impairment, and Type 2 Diabetes in The Rio Grande Valley

, 2019; 17(6): 377 - 387

Roberto De La Garza, Hansapani Rodrigo, Francisco Fernandez and Upal Roy*




Molecular Genetics and the Incidence of Transmitted Drug Resistance Among Pre-Treatment HIV-1 Infected Patients in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

, 2019; 17(5): 335 - 342

Tennison Onoriode Digban*, Benson Chucks Iweriebor, Larry Chikwelu Obi, Uchechuwku Nwodo and Anthony Ifeanyi Okoh




Frailty among HIV-1 Infected Adults under Antiretroviral Therapy in Indonesia

, 2019; 17(3): 204 - 213

Wulunggono Wulunggono, Evy Yunihastuti*, Hamzah Shatri, Edy Rizal Wahyudi and Youdiil Ophinni





Most Cited Articles


Review Article

Updated studies on the development of HIV therapeutic vaccine

, 2019; 17(2): 75-84.

Mona Sadat Larijani, Amitis Ramezani and Seyed Mehdi Sadat*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190618160608


Research Article

Prevalence of COVID-19-like symptoms among people living with HIV, and using antiretroviral therapy for prevention and treatment

, 2020; 18(5): 373-380.

SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Maryam Ghadimi, Mahboubeh Hajiabdolbaghi, Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad, Ladan Abbasian, Malihe Hassan Nezhad, SeyedAli Dehghan Manshadi, Fatemeh Ghadimi and Zahra Ahmadinejad*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200712175535


Review Article

HIV epidemiology and prevention in southwestern China: Trends from 1996-2017

, 2019; 17(2): 85-93.

Huanhuan Chen, Liuhong Luo, Stephen W. Pan, Guanghua Lan, Qiuying Zhu, Jianjun Li, Jinhui Zhu, Yi Chen, Zhiyong Shen, Xianming Ge, Zhenzhu Tang, Hui Xing, Yiming Shao, Yuhua Ruan* and Wenmin Yang*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190703163838



Research Article

Design, synthesis, docking studies and biological activities novel 2,3-diaryl-4-quinazolinone derivatives as anti-HIV-1 agents

, 2019; 17(3): 214-222.

Zahra Hajimahdi, Rezvan Zabihollahi, Mohamad Reza Aghasadeghi and Afshin Zarghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190911125359




Review Article

Epidemiology of HIV in Iran

, 2020; 18(4): 228-236.

Zeinab Najafi, Leila Taj, Omid Dadras, Fatemeh Ghadimi, Banafsheh Moradmand and SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200605152317


General Research Article

Binding insight of anti-HIV phytocompounds with prime targets of HIV: A molecular dynamics simulation analysis

, 2020; 18(2): 132-141.

Jaykant Vora, Mohd Athar, Sonam Sinha, Prakash C. Jha and Neeta Shrivastava*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200129112509


Research Article

Impact of lopinavir/ritonavir and efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy on the lipid profile of chinese HIV/AIDS treatment-naïve patients in Beijing: A retrospective study

, 2019; 17(5): 324-334.

Lili Dai*, An Liu, Hongwei Zhang, Hao Wu, Tong Zhang, Bin Su, Ying Shao, Jianwei Li, Jiangzhu Ye, Sarah Robbins Scott, Supriya D. Mahajan*, Stanley A Schwartz, Hongwei Yu and Lijun Sun


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666191025115508



Research Article

Induction of a robust humoral response using HIV-1 VLP<sup>MPER-V3</sup> as a novel candidate vaccine in BALB/c mice

, 2019; 17(1): 33-41.

Fatemeh Tohidi, Seyed Mehdi Sadat*, Azam Bolhassani, Ramin Yaghobi and Mona Sadat Larijani


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190306124218


Review Article

The increase of HIV-1 infection, neurocognitive impairment, and type 2 diabetes in the rio grande valley

, 2019; 17(6): 377-387.

Roberto De La Garza, Hansapani Rodrigo, Francisco Fernandez and Upal Roy*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666191029162235


Research Article

MicroRNAs profiling in HIV, HCV, and HIV/HCV co-infected patients

, 2020; 19(1): 27-34.

Mohsen Moghoofei, Sohrab Najafipour, Shayan Mostafaei , Ahmad Tavakoli , Farah Bokharaei-Salim , Saied Ghorbani, Davod Javanmard, Hadi Ghaffari and Seyed Hamidreza Monavari*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200908112113



Most Accessed Articles

Genotyping and Drug Susceptibility Patterns of M. Tuberculosis Isolated from HIV Seropositive Patients in Tehran Iran

, 2021; 19(4): 295-303.

Seifu Gizaw Feyisa, Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad, Maliheh Hasan-Nejad, Siroos Amini, Gholamreza Hamzelou, Jalil Kardan-Yamchi, Hossein Kazemian, Morteza Karami-Zarandi and Mohammad Mehdi Feizabadi*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210226125335


Study on Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviours About AIDS Among Undergraduates of China

, 2021; 19(4): 304-310.

Cong Zhao, Xiaochen Xiang, Kaiwen Guo, Xiaoliu Liu, Jue Cao, Chengfeng Li and Qiang Wang*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666201218121200



Protective Effect of the Combination of Wild-Type Genotypes (G/G and G/G) of CCR2-64V and SDF1-3A' Genes in Serodiscordant Couples in Yaounde-Cameroon

, 2021; 19(4): 342-351.

Céline N. Nkenfou*, Constantin Tchakounté, Carine Nguefeu Nkenfou-Tchinda, Marie Nicole Ngoufack, Laeticia Grace Yatchou, Elise Elong, Rachel kamgaing, Aline Tiga, Georgia Ambada, Jules Roger Kuiate and Alexis Ndjolo


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210412121143


Transient Elastography in HIV Infected Patients with Liver Steatosis Identifies a High-Risk Group for Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

, 2021; 19(4): 311-316.

Marina Ferri Pezzini*, Hugo Cheinquer, Alexandre de Araujo, Carlos T. Schmidt-Cerski, Eduardo Sprinz, Fernando Herz-Wolff and Julia Poeta


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210225085002



Lack of Association Between Recent Cannabis Use and Advanced Liver Fibrosis Among HIV-positive Heavy Drinkers

, 2021; 19(4): 324-331.

Daniel Fuster *, Kaku So-Armah, Debbie M. Cheng , Sharon M. Coleman , Natalia Gnatienko, Dmitry Lioznov, Evgeny M. Krupitsky , Matthew S. Freiberg and Jeffrey H. Samet


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210519151320



Sociodemographic Characteristics, HIV-Related Risk Behaviors and HIV Prevalence of Vulnerable Men in Tehran, Iran

, 2021; 19(4): 352-357.

Minoo Mohraz*, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Ali Asadollahi-Amin, Rahele Golrokhi, Effat Merghati Khoei, Habib Yousefi, Fatemeh Jafari and Omid Dadras


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210412114627


Chronic Immune Activation Among Treatment Naïve HIV/ HBV Coinfected Individuals From Southern India

, 2021; 19(4): 332-341.

John Paul Demosthenes, Gnanadurai John Fletcher, Uday George Zachariah, George Mannil Varghese, Susanne Alexander Pulimood, Priya Abraham and Rajesh Kannangai*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210506160642


Outcomes of Methadone Maintenance Therapy Combined with Rilpivirine/Efavirenz in Treatment-Naive HIV-Infected Patients

, 2021; 19(4): 368-376.

Shizhen Huang, Cuixian Yang, Jiaying Xin, Ronghui Xie, Xinping Yang, Ruimin Zhang, Xia Li, Bo Zhang, Suyun Lei, Lizhu Hong, Xingqi Dong* and Huiqin Li*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210423123958



Inflammatory Biomarkers in the Pathogenesis of Respiratory Dysfunction in People Living with HIV

, 2021; 19(5): 384-390.

Isabel Ribes*, Sergio Reus, Santos Asensio, Mar García-Ródenas, Rafael León, Irene Portilla-Tamarit, Livia Giner and Joaquín Portilla


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210607103157


Bone Deleterious Effects of Different NRTIs in Treatment-naïve HIV Patients After 12 and 48 Weeks of Treatment

, 2021; 19(5): 434-447.

Patricia Atencio, Francisco Miguel Conesa-Buendía, Alfonso Cabello-Ubeda*, Patricia Llamas-Granda, Ramón Pérez-Tanoira, Laura Prieto-Pérez, Beatriz Álvarez Álvarez, Irene Carrillo Acosta, Rosa Arboiro-Pinel, Manuel Díaz-Curiel, Raquel Largo, Gabriel Herrero-Beaumont, Miguel Górgolas and Aránzazu Mediero


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210805094434


Prevalence of Naturally Occurring Resistance Associated Substitutions in NS3/4AProtease Inhibitors in Iranian HCV/HIV Infected Patients

, 2021; 19(5): 391-397.

Kazem Baesi, Ali Akbar Velayati, Masoumeh Farrokh Ashtiani, Kamal Fakhredini, Mohammad Banifazl, Mona Sadat Larijani, Parya Basimi and Amitis Ramezani*


DOI: 10.2174/1566523221666210707142838




Editor-in-Chief

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Yuntao Wu
National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases
School of Systems Biology
George Mason University
Manassas, VA
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