Publications & Posters

Magdalena Lyimo


  • Gisela Soboll, Mardi A.Crane-Godreau, Magdalena A.Lyimo and Charles R. Wira. Effect of oestradiol on PAMP-mediated CCL20/MIP-3? production by mouse uterine epithelial cells in culture. Immunology (2006), 118, 185 194
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  • Human Breast Milk Inhibits Cell-free but not Cell-associated HIV-1 Infection of CD4+ Cells. Presented at 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Feb 8-11, 2009 Montreal, Canada. (Abstract)

Patricia Munseri


  • Munseri, P.J., Talbot, E.A., Mtei, L., Fordham von Reyn, C. Completion of isoniazid preventive therapy among HIV- infected patients in Tanzania. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2008, 12(9): 1037-1041.

  • Munseri P.J, Talbot E.A, Bakari M, Matee M, Teixeira JP, von Reyn C.F. The bacteremia of disseminated tuberculosis among HIV-infected patients with prolonged fever in Tanzania. Journal: Scand J Infect Dis. 2011 May 12


  • Munseri P, Talbot E, Tvaroha S, Kimambo S, Bakari M, Pallangyo K, von Reyn CF. "Acceptance of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy by Persons living with HIV in Tanzania 2001-2005. XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada. 13-18 August 2006. (Poster MOPEO 173).

Teddy F. Mselle


  • Mikael Eriksson, Sarah K. Meadows, Satarupa Basu, Teddy F. Mselle, Charles R. Wira, Charles L. Sentman. TLRs Mediate IFN-? Production by Human Uterine NK Cells in Endometrium. The Journal of Immunology, 2006, 176: 6219-6224
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  • Teddy F. Mselle, Sarah K. Meadows, Mikael Eriksson, Jennifer M. Smith, Lilian Shen, Charles R. Wira, Charles L. Sentman, Unique characteristics of NK cells throughout the human female reproductive tract. Clinical Immunology (2007) 124, 69-76 (Read Article)

  • Charles L. Sentman, Teddy F. Mselle, Satarupa Basu. Human mucosal NK cells. in "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About NK Cells But were Afraid to Ask". Laurent Brossay (Ed). 2007 ISBN81-7895-251-3 (Read Article)

  • Basu S, Eriksson M, Pioli PA, Conejo-Garcia J, Mselle TF, Yamamoto S, Wira CR, Sentman CL. Human uterine NK cells interact with uterine macrophages via NKG2D upon stimulation with PAMPs. Am J Reprod Immunol 2009; 61: 52­61 (Read Article)

  • Kalkunte SS, Mselle TF, Norris WE, Wira CR, Sentman CL, Sharma S. Vascular endothelial growth factor C facilitates immune tolerance and endovascular activity of human uterine NK cells at the maternal-fetal interface.J Immunol. 2009 Apr 1;182(7):4085-92 (Read Article)
  • Teddy F. Mselle, Alexandra L. Howell, Mimi Ghosh, Charles R. Wira, and Charles L. Sentman. Human Uterine Natural Killer Cells but not blood NK cells Inhibit HIV-1 Infection by Secretion of CXCL12. J. Virology. 2009 Nov;83(21):11188-95.

  • Kopcow HD, Eriksson M, Mselle TF, Damrauer SM, Wira CR, Sentman CL, Strominger JL. Human decidual NK cells from gravid uteri and NK cells from cycling endometrium are distinct NK cell subsets Placenta. 2010 Apr;31(4):334-8. 2010 Feb 20


  • Teddy F. Mselle, Sarah K. Meadows, Mikael Eriksson, Jennifer M. Smith, Lilian Shen, Charles R. Wira, Charles L. Sentman. Unique characteristics of NK cells throughout the human female reproductive tract. New England Immunology Conference, 2006. Woods Hole, MA, US

  • Teddy F. Mselle, Alexandra L. Howell, Mimi Ghosh, Charles R. Wira, Charles L. Sentman. Soluble Factors Secreted by Human Uterine NK Cells Can Inhibit HIV-1 Infection. Presented at the Keystone Symposia on HIV Pathogenesis. March 26-April 1, 2008 Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada. (Read Abstract)

Emmanuel Balandya


  • E. Balandya, W. Wieland-Alter, T. Lahey. Seminal plasma inhibits HIV-1 infection of target cells. 5th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, July 19-22, 2009, Capetown, South Africa. (Read Abstract)

Conrad Kabali


  • Kabali C, von Reyn CF, Brooks DR, Waddell R, Mtei L, Bakari M, Matee M, Pallangyo K, Arbeit RD, Horsburgh CR. Completion of isoniazid  preventive therapy and survival in HIV-infected, TST positive adults in Tanzania. Accepted in Int J Tuber Lung Dis.
  • Kabali C, Cheng DM, Brooks DR, Bridden C, Horsburgh CR,  Samet JH. Recent cigarette smoking and HIV disease progression: No evidence of an association. AIDS Care. 2011;1-10.
  • Kabali C, Werler MM.  Pre-pregnant body mass index, weight gain and the risk of delivering large babies among non-diabetic mothers.  Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2007;97:100-4.


  • Submitted an abstract titled 'Effect of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy on mortality among HIV infected subjects in Tanzania' to the forthcoming CROI meeting
  • Kabali C, Mtei L, von Reyn F, Pallangyo K, Waddell R, Horsburgh R. Decreased Mortality Associated with Latent Tuberculosis Treatment among HIV Infected Persons in Tanzania. Presented in the CROI 15th Conference, February 3-February 6, 2008, Hynes Convention Center,
    Boston, MA, USA.

Sajida Kimambo


  • Sajida J Kimambo, Lillian Mtei, Johnson Lyimo, Mecky Matee, C Fordham von Reyn. Deaths from unrecognized disseminated tuberculosis (dTB) in HIV infection. (Cape town SA 2007 )

Isaac Maro


  • Patient education on type 2 Diabetes mellitus in Tanzania Clinics at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes. Athens, Greece, February 25-28, 2009.

Helga Naburi

  • Helga Naburi, Lisa Adams, Paul Palumbo Increasing Pediatric Diagnosis and Treatment: Implications of the 2008 WHO Pediatric HIV Treatment Recommendations UCSF Center for HIV Information. August 2009.


  • Helga Naburi, MD,J Maseghe, F Cyprian,S Kaplan, N Todd-Zebell, Lisa V. Adams, MD, and Paul Palumbo, MD; Challenges to Initiating Treatment for HIV Infection in Children; August 2008, Mexico city ( Poster presentation)

Andreas M K Nshala


  • Drug Abuse among Secondary School Students in Dar es Salaam (with Anna Mukandagara). Dar es Salaam Medical Students Journal DMSJ, Vol. 13 No.1.2005
  • Paediatric AIDS: A Changing Case Presentation Pattern? DMSJ, Vol.12 No.1, April 2004
  • Internet Use for Learning in Medical School. DMSJ, Vol.12 No.1, April 2004