A distinct cytokine and chemokine profile at the genital mucosa is associated with HIV-1 protection among HIV-exposed seronegative commercial sex workers
J Lajoie, J Juno, A Burgener, S Rahman, K Mogk, C Wachihi, J Mwanjewe, FA Plummer, J Kimani, TB Ball, KR Fowke
Mucosal Immunology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
Awarded by CIHR
Julie Lajoie holds a postdoctoral research award from the CIHR and is a trainee in the CIHR international infectious disease and global health training program (IID&GHTP). Jennifer Juno is funded by the IID&GHTP. Keith Fowke holds a Manitoba Research Chair from the Manitoba Health Research Council. This study was funded by the CIHR operating Grant MOP-86721. We appreciate the technical support of S. Ramdahin and C. Mesa. We thank Paul McLaren for help in performing principal component analysis. We are grateful to all the staff and clients of the Pumwani clinic and technicians at the Kenya AIDS Control Program at the University of Nairobi.