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2020 to date HVDRU publications (in bold HVDRU team member):

  • Gerlich, W.H., Glebe, D., Kramvis, A., Magnius, L.O. (2020) Peculiarities in the designations of hepatitis B virus genes, their products, and their antigenic specificities: a potential source of misunderstandings Virus Genes 56(2): 109 – 119.
  • Kramvis, A.  (2020) Challenges for Hepatitis B Virus Cure in Resource-limited settings in sub-Saharan Africa. [Invited review] Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS  15 (3): 185 – 192.
  • Wose Kinge, C.N., Bhoola, N.H., Kramvis, A. (2020) In vitro Systems for Studying Different Genotypes/Subgenotypes of Hepatitis B Virus: Strengths and Limitations. Viruses 12(3) 353 (special issue of Viruses: "Hepatitis B Virus: from Diagnostics to Treatments”).

  • Mak, D; Kramvis, A. (2020) Molecular characterization of hepatitis B virus isolated from Black South African cancer patients, with and without Hepatocellular Carcinoma Archives of Virology 165 (8): 1815 – 1825.

  • Sartorius K., Swadling, L., An, P., Makarova, J., Winkler, C., Chuturgoon, A, Kramvis, A. The multiple roles of Hepatitis B Virus X Protein (HBx) dysregulated microRNA in Hepatitis B Virus-associated Hepatocellular carcinoma (HBV-HCC) and immune pathways. Viruses 17 (7):746, (Special Edition: Novel Concepts in Virology).

  • Razavi, H., Blach, S., Razavi-Shearer, D. Polaris Collaborators (Kramvis, A) (2020) The case for simplifying and using absolute targets for viral hepatitis elimination goals.  J Viral Hepat 28:12–19 doi: 10.1111/jvh.13412.

  • Olubayo Ingasia, L.A., Kostaki, E-V, Paraskevis, D., Kramvis, A. (2020). Global and regional dispersal patterns of hepatitis B virus genotype E from and in Africa: A full-genome phylogenetic and phylogeographic approach. PLoSONE 15 (10): e0240375.

  • Deroubaix A, Kramvis A. (2021). In vitro expression of precore proteins of hepatitis B virus subgenotype A1 is affected by HBcAg, and can affect HBsAg secretion. Nature. 11:8167.
  • Mak, D., Kramvis, A. (2021) Epidemiology and aetiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hepatoma Res 7:39.

  • Sartorius, K., An, P., Winkler, C., Chuturgoon, A., Li, X., Makarova, J., Kramvis, A. The Epigenetic Modulation of Cancer and Immune Pathways in Hepatitis B Virus-Associated Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The Influence of HBx and the miRNA Dysregulation. Front Immunology 12:661204.

  • Paraskevis, D., Kostaki, E.V., Kramvis, A., Magiorkinis, G. (2021). Classification, Genetic Diversity and Global Distribution of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Genotypes and Subtypes. Hepatitis C: Epidemiology Prevention and Elimination pp55-69.