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    • A new ensemble coevolution system for detecting HIV-1 protein coevolution 

      "Li, Guangdi; Theys, Kristof; Verheyen, Jens; Pineda-Peña, Andrea-Clemencia; Khouri, Ricardo; Piampongsant, Supinya; Eusébio, Mónica; Ramon, Jan; Vandamme, Anne-Mieke"
      "Background: A key challenge in the field of HIV-1 protein evolution is the identification of coevolving amino acids at the molecular level. In the past decades, many sequence-based methods have been designed to detect ...
       Artículo. 2015
    • CRF19_cpx is an evolutionary fit HIV-1 variant strongly associated with rapid progression to AIDS in Cuba 

      Kour, Vivian; Khouri, Ricardo; Alemán, Yoan; Abrahantes, Yeissel; Vercauteren, Jurgen; Pineda-Peña, Andrea-Clemencia; Theys, Kristof; Megens, Sarah; Moutschen, Michel; Pfeifer, Nico; Van Weyenbergh, Johan; Pérez, Ana B.; Pérez, Jorge; Pérez, Lissette; Van Laethem, Kristel; Vandamme, Anne-Mieke
      Background: Clinicians reported an increasing trend of rapid progression (RP) (AIDS within 3. years of infection) in Cuba. Methods: Recently infected patients were prospectively sampled, 52 RP at AIDS diagnosis (AIDS-RP) ...
       Artículo. 2015
    • Drivers of HIV-1 transmission: The Portuguese case 

      "Pineda-Peña, Andrea-Clemencia; Pingarilho, Marta; Li, Guangdi; Vrancken, Bram; Libin, Pieter; Gomes, Perpétua; Camacho, Ricardo Jorge; Theys, Kristof; Abecasis, Ana Barroso"
      "Background Portugal has one of the most severe HIV-1 epidemics in Western Europe. Two subtypes circulate in parallel since the beginning of the epidemic. Comparing their transmission patterns and its association with ...
       Artículo. 2019
    • Epidemic dispersion of HIV and HCV in a population of co-infected Romanian injecting drug users 

      "Paraschiv, Simona; Banica, Leontina; Nicolae, Ionelia; Niculescu, Iulia; Abagiu, Adrian; Jipa, Raluca; Pineda-Peña, Andrea-Clemencia; Pingarilho, Marta; Neaga, Emil; Theys, Kristof; Libin, Pieter; Otelea, Dan; Abecasis, Ana"
      "Co-infections with HIV and HCV are very frequent among people who inject drugs (PWID). However, very few studies comparatively reconstructed the transmission patterns of both viruses in the same population. We have recruited ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • HIV-1 Infection in Cyprus, the Eastern Mediterranean European Frontier : A densely sampled transmission dynamics analysis from 1986 to 2012 

      Pineda-Peña, Andrea-Clemencia; Theys, Kristof; Stylianou, Dora C.; Demetriades, Ioannis; Puchhammer, Elisabeth; Vandamme, Anne-Mieke; Aleksiev, Ivailo; Zidovec Lepej, Snjezana; Linka, Marek; Fonage, Jannik; Liitsola, Kirsi; Kaiser, Rolf; Hamouda, Osamah; Paraskevis, Dimitrios; Coughlan, Suzie; Grossman, Zehava; Mor, Orna; Zazzi, Maurizio; Griskevicius, Algirdas; Lipnickiene, Vilnele; Devaux, Carole; Boucher, Charles; Hofstra, Marije; Wensing, Annemarie; Bakken-Kran, Anne-Marte; Horban, Andrzej; Camacho, Ricardo; Paraschiv, Simona; Otelea, Dan; Stanojevic, Maja; Stanekova, Danika; Poljak, Mario; Garcia, Federico; Paredes, Roger; Albert, Jan; Abecasis, Ana; Kostrikis, Leondios G.
      Since HIV-1 treatment is increasingly considered an effective preventionstrategy, it is important to study local HIV-1 epidemics to formulate tailored preventionpolicies. The prevalence of HIV-1 in Cyprus was historically ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • On the contribution of Angola to the initial spread of HIV-1 

      "Pineda-Peña, Andrea-Clemencia; Varanda, Jorge; Sousa, João Dinis; Theys, Kristof; Bártolo, Inês; Leitner, Thomas; Taveira, Nuno; Vandamme, Anne-Mieke; Abecasis, Ana B."
      "Angola borders and has long-term links with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as well as high levels of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) genetic diversity, indicating a potential role in the initial spread of the HIV-1 ...
       Artículo. 2016