Research

Research has been and remains one of our core competencies as we study the various aspects of HIV and its treatment with a view to continuously improving the quality of care and quality of life of our patients.

1984 - 2001

Bartholomew, C. — The Diagnostic Value of the Twenty Four Hour PH Gastric Analysis - Irish Journal of Medical Science: 459-466, 1964.

Bartholomew, C. —Neurological Presentations of Glomus Jugulare Tumors - Journal of Irish Medical Association: 123, 334 -335, 1964.

Bartholomew, C. —The GFTA Gastrocamera (Abstract) — British Medical Journal: 2, 628, 1969.

Bartholomew, C. — Disaccharidase Studies in Idiopathic Steatorrhoea (Abstract) — British Medical Journal: 2, 425, 1968.

Bartholomew, C. — Acute Scorpion Pancreatitis — British Medical Journal: 1, 666-667, 1970.

Bartholomew, C. — Scorpion Stings — A Review The Medical Annual, Eighty Eighth Issue: 468-469, 1970.

Bartholomew, C. — Experience with 100 cases of Gastro-photography with the GFTA Gastrocamera — West Indian Medical Journal, XIX, No. 3: 166, 1970.

Bartholomew, C. — 8th Annual Lennox Pawan Memorial Lecture.   Gastrophotography — Caribbean Medical Journal, 1971.

Bartholomew, C. — Prednisone Induced Scurvy in Rheumatoid Arthritis - Postgraduate Medical Journal, 48: 243-245, 1972.

Bartholomew, C. — LATS Activity, Pretibial Myxoedema and Thyroid Acropachy — British Journal of Clinical Practice: 26, 9, 431, 1972.

Ardouin, P., Corniou, B., Ince, W., Massiah, V., and Bartholomew, C . — Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Trinidad — Journal of Tropical and Geographical Medicine: 24, 2, 162, 1972.

Bartholomew, C., Murphy, J. J., McGeeney, K., Fitzgerald, O. — Pancreatic Response to Tityus trinitatis Venom — West Indian Medical Journal: Vol. 23, No. 1, 1974.

Bartholomew, C. — Stimulation of Pancreatic Secretion in the Dog by the Venom of the Scorpion, Tityus trinitatisProceedings of the 5th World Congress of Gastroenterology: 608, 1974.

Bartholomew, C., Murphy, J., McGeeney, K., and Fitzgerald, O. — The Action of Tityus Trinitatis Venom on the Canine Pancreas - Proceedings on the 4th International Symposium on Animal Plant and Microbial Toxins, Plenum Publishing Company, New York, 1976.

Bartholomew, C. — Recent Advances in Fibreoptic Examination of the GutCaribbean Medical Journal, Vol. XXVII, 1976.

Bartholomew, C. — Impressions of Chinese Traditional Medicine — Caribbean Medical Journal: Vol. XXXVI, 2, 1975.

Bartholomew, C. — Laboratory Animal Studies on Scorpion Venom — Dr. Roderick Marcano Memorial Lecture. Caribbean Medical Journal: Vol. XXXVI, 3, 7-16, 1975.

McGeeney, K., and Bartholomew, C. — Some effects of the Venom of the Scorpion, Tityus Trinitatis - Irish Journal of Medical Science: 144, 132, 1975.

McGeeney, D., Bartholomew, C. and McGeeney, K. — The Action of Tityus trinitatis Venom on Gastric Acid Secretion. Irish Journal of Medical Science: 145, No. 3, March 1976.

Sankeran, H., Fitzgerald, O., Bartholomew, C., McGeeney, K. The Action of the Venom of Tityus Trinitatis on the Isolated Sphincter of Oddi. Irish Journal of Medical Science: 145, No. 3, March 1976.

Bartholomew, C. and Yong Pong, O. — Lactose Intolerance in East Indians of Trinidad. Tropical and Geographical Medicine: 28, 336, 1976.

Bartholomew, C. Murphy, S., McGeeney, K., Fitzgerald, O., Sankaran, H. —Experimental Studies on the Aetiology of Acute Scorpion Pancreatitis. British Journal of Surgery: 63, 807, 1976.

Murphy, J., Bartholomew, C., Fitzgerald, O., McGeeney, K. — Response of the Isolated Pancreas to Scorpion Venom. Irish Journal of Medical Science: April 1976.

Bartholomew, C., Fitzgerald, O., McGeeney, K., Sankaran, H. — Venom Induced Enzyme Secretion in Rat Pancreatic Slices. Proceedings of the Physiological Society, London: 26P, 1976.

Bartholomew, C., Butler, K., Bhaskar, A., Jankey, N. — Pseudo-obstruction and a sprue-like syndrome from Strongyloidiasis. Postgraduate Medical Journal: 53, 139, 1977.

Bartholomew, C., Murphy, J., McGeeney, K., Fitzgerald, O. — The Exocrine Pancreatic Response to the Venom of Tityus trinitatis. Gut (London), January 1977.

Bartholomew, C. — Perspective of a New Medical School in Trinidad. Caribbean Medical Journal: Vol. XXXVII, 4-9, 1977.

Murphy, J., Bartholomew, C., Fitzgerald, O., and McGeeney, K.— Response of the Isolated Pancreas to Scorpion Venom. Irish Journal of Medical Science: Vol. 146, No. 2, 44-47, February 1977.

Sankaran, H., Bartholomew, C., Fitzgerald, O. and McGeeney, K. — Secretory Effect of the Venom of the Scorpion Tityus trinitatis on Rat Pancreatic Slices. Toxicon, Vol. 15, p. 441-446, 1977.

Bartholomew, C., Nathan, M. B. and Tikasingh, E.S. — The Detection of mansonella ozzardi microfilaria in the skin and blood with a note on the absence of periodicity. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: Vol. 72, No. 4, 1978.

Bartholomew, C., Nathan, M.B. and Tikasingh, E.S. — The Failure of Diethylcarbamazine in the treatment of Mansonella Ozzardi Infections. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: Vol. 72, No. 4, 1978.

Bartholomew, C., and Butler, A. — Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the West Indies. British Medical Journal: 2, 824-825, 1979.

Bartholomew, C. — Hepatitis A. Caribbean Medical Journal: Vol. XXXI, 13, 1980.

Bartholomew, C., Raju, C., Jankey, N. — The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Trinidad. A Report of Two Cases. West Indian Medical Journal, 32: 177-180, 1983.

Sankaran H, Deveney CW, Bartholomew C, Raghupathy E. — Action of the venom of the scorpion Tityus trinitatis on pancreatic insulin secretion. Biochem Pharmacol: 32 (6), 1101-4, 1983.

Bartholomew, C., Raju, C., Patrick, A., Penco, F., Jankey, N. — AIDS in Trinidad. Lancet: 1, 103, 1984.

Bartholomew, C. — The Medical Aspects of the Crucifixion. Trinidad Guardian: Pg. 5, 15 April 1984.

Bartholomew, C. — Offshore Medical Schools. Lancet II, 580, 1984.

Bartholomew, C., Charles, W., Saxinger, C., Blattner, W., Robert-Guroff, M., Raju, C., Ratan, P., Ince, W., Quamina, D., Basdeo-Maharaj, K., Gallo, R. C. — Racial and other Characteristics of Human T-cell Leukaemia/Lymphoma (HTLV-1) and AIDS (HTLV 111) in Trinidad. British Medical Journal: Vol. 290, 1243-1246, 1985.

Bartholomew, C., and Charles, W. — Adult T-cell Leukaemia/Lymphoma in Trinidad. British Medical Journal, II, 1824, 1985.

Cameron, E., Barton, E.N., Roberts, L., Bartholomew, C. — Paediatric Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Report of the first case from Trinidad. West Indian Medical Journal: 35, 61-2, 1986.

Bartholomew, C., Cleghorn, F., Charles, W., Ratan, P., Roberts, L., Maharaj, K., Jankey, N., Daisley, H., Hanchard, B., Blattner, W. — HTLV-I and Tropical Spastic Paraparesis. Lancet, II, 99-100, 1986.

Bartholomew, C., Saxinger, W.C., Clark, J.W., Gail, M., Dudgeon, A., Mahabir, B., Hull-Drysdale, B., Cleghorn, F., Gallo, R.C., Blattner, W.A. — Transmission of HTLV-1 and HIV Among Homosexual Men in Trinidad. JAMA: 257, 2604-8, 1987.

Bartholomew, C., Cleghorn, F., Mahabir, B., Hull, B. — Research on Humans, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA): 1605, 25 September 1987.

Bartholomew, C., Cleghorn, F., Blattner, W.A. — Progression to AIDS in Homosexual Men Co-infected with HIV and HTLV-1 in Trinidad. The Lancet, II, 1469, 1987.

Blattner, W.A., Saxinger, W.C., Clark, J.W., Gail. M., Dudgeon, A., Mahabir, B., Hull-Drysdale, B., Bartholomew, C. — Transmission of HTLV-1 and HIV Among Homosexuals in Trinidad. Proc Am or Soc Clin Oncol: 6:A15, 1987.

Sankaran, H., McGeeney, K.F., Bartholomew, C., Raghupathy, E. Murphy —Mechanism of Scorpion Toxin-induced Pancreatitis in Dogs. Biochemical Archives, 1987.

Barton, E.N., Roberts, L., Ince, W.E., Patrick, A.L., Suite, M., Basdeo-Maharaj, K., Jankey, N., Cleghorn, F., Bartholomew, C. — Cutaneous Histoplasmosis in the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome - A Report of three cases from Trinidad. J Trop Geo Med: 40, 153-157, 1988.

Barton, E.N., Henry, R., Martin, A.S., Ince. W., Bartholomew, C. — Acute Myocardial Infarction following Blunt Chest Trauma due to the kick of a Cow. W. I. Med. J. 37:236, 1988.

Bartholomew, C. - Fetscript in honour of Sir Christopher Booth.William Hillary and Sprue in the Caribbean — 230 Years later. GUT (London): 17-21, 1989..

Bartholomew C, Cleghorn F. — Retroviruses in the Caribbean. Bulletin Pan American Health Organization: 23 (1-2): 76-80, 1989.

Bartholomew, C., Cleghorn, F., Reidel, D., Hull, B., Blattner, W.A. — A Study of HTLV-1 and its associated risk factors in Trinidad and Tobago. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1990.

Von Reyn, C. Fordham, Barber, T.W., Arbeit, R.D., Sox, C.H., O'Connor, G.T., Brindle, R.J., Gilks, C.F., Hakkarainen, Ranki, A., Bartholomew, C., Edwards, R.J., Tosteson, A., Magnusson, M. — Evidence of Previous Infection with Mycobacterium Avium — Mycobacterium Intracellulare Complex among healthy subjects: An International Study of Dominant Mycobacterial Skin Test Reactions. Journal of Infectious Diseases 1993;168:1553-8.

Manns, A., Cleghorn, F., Falk, R., Hanchard, B., Bartholomew, C., Hartge, P., Benichou, J., Blattner, W.A. and the HTLV-1 Study Group — Role of HTLV-1 in development of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. Lancet: 2, 1447-50, 1993.

Teelucksingh S, Bahall M, Coomansingh D, Suite M, Bartholomew C. — Cushing’s syndrome from topical glucocorticiods. West Indian Medical Journal: Vol. 42, No. 2, 77-8, 1993.

Teelucksingh, S., Ariyanayagam, D.C., Fung Fee Fung, K., Bartholomew, C. —Perinephric Abscess Mimicking Fulminant Hepatic Failure. WIMJ: Vol. 43, No. 2, 66-67, 1994.

Paul R, Cleghorn F, Jack N, Edwards J, Mahabir B, Murphy J, Blattner W, Bartholomew C. — Suitability of Trinidad and Tobago as a potential site for phase II efficacy studies of HIV-1 vaccines. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, Vol. 10, Suppl. 2, S9, 1994.

Cleghorn, F., Jack, N., Murphy, J.R., Edwards, R.J., Mahabir, B., Paul, R., White, F., Bartholomew, C., Blattner, W.A. — HIV-1 Prevalence and Risk Factors among STD Clinic Attenders in Trinidad. Submitted to Journal of AIDS, January 1995.

Cleghorn F., Manns, A., Falk, R., Hartge, P., Hanchard, B., Jack, N., Williams, E., Jaffe, E., Bartholomew, C., Blattner, W., and the HTLV-1 Lymphoma Study Group — Effect of HTLV-1 Infection on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Incidence. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, U.S.A Vol 87, No. 3, July 1995, pp 1009-1014.

Stacene R. Maroushek, Mitsuhiro Osame, Shuji Izumo, Ryuji Kubota, Eiichi Sato, Bartholomew, C., and Ashley T. Haase — Sequence analysis of Human T cell Lymphotropic Virus Type I (HTLV-I) Env genes amplified from central nervous system tissues of patients with HTLV-I-associated myelopathy or leukemia. Microbial Pathogenesis 1995; 19: 317-333.

  1. Fordham von Reyn, Robert D. Arbeit, Anna N. A. Tosteson, Matti A. Ristola, Thomas W. Barber, Richard Waddell, Carol H. Sox, Richard J. Brindle, Charles F. Gilks, Annamari Ranki, Bartholomew, C., Jeffrey Edwards, Joseph O. Falkinham III, Gerald T. O'Connor, and the International MAC — The International Epidemiology of disseminated Mycobacterium Avium complex infection in AIDS. Journal of AIDS, 1996, Vol. 10: 1025-1032.

Stefanova I., Saville M. W., Peters C., Cleghorn F. R., Schwartz D., Venzon D. J., Weinhold K. J., Jack N., Bartholomew C., Blattner W. A., Yarchoan R., Bolen J. B., and Horak I. D. — HIV infection-induced posttranslational modification of T-cell signaling molecules associated with disease progression. Journal of Clinical Investigation, Vol. 98: 1290-7, 1996.

Levin M. C., Krichavsky M., Fox R. J., Lehky T., Jacobson S., Cleghorn F., White J., Young N., Edwards R. J., Jack N. E., Bartholomew C. — Extensive latent retroviral infection in bone marrow of patients with HTLV-I associated neurologic disease. Blood, Vol. 89: 346-8, 1997.

Bartholomew, C., Edwards, J., Jack, N., Cleghorn, F., White, F., Blattner, W. —Facial Nerve Palsy and HTLV-1 Associated Diseases. Annals of Neurology, 41(61), 806 - 809 (1997).

Bryan J. Marsh, C. Fordham von Reyn, Jeffrey Edwards, Matti A. Ristola, Bartholomew, C., Richard J. Brindle, Charles F.Gilks, Richard Waddell, Anna N. A.

Tosteson, Robert Pelz, Carol H. Sox, Richard Frothingham, Robert D. Arbeit and the

International MAC Study Group — The risks and benefits of childhood BCG immunization among adults with AIDS. AIDS, 11(5); 1997, 669 – 672.

Maloney, E. M., Cleghorn, F. R., St. Claire Morgan, O., Rodgers-Johnson, P., Cranston, B., Jack, N., Blattner, W. A., Bartholomew, C., Manns, A. — The incidence of HTLV-I associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) in Jamaica and Trinidad. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Human Retrovirology, 1998; Vol. 17:167-170.

Cleghorn, F., Jack, N., Murphy, J.R., Edwards, J., Mahabir, B., Paul, R., White, F., Bartholomew, C., Blattner, W.A. Direct and indirect estimates of incidence in a high prevalence population. Am J Epidemiol. 1998; 147(9):834-839.

Bartholomew, C., Jack, N., Edwards, J, Corbin D, Cleghorn, FR, Blattner WA. HTLV-1 serostatus of mothers of patients with adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) and HTLV-1 associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP). Journal of Human Virology 1:302-305.

Jack N, Edwards J, Dhanessar W, Benjamin H, Manns A, Bartholomew C. — HTLV-1 is not associated with breast cancer in Trinidad and Tobago. International Journal of Cancer, 1999; 1-2.

Jack N; Edwards J; Dhanessar W; Benjamin H; Bartholomew C A study of HTLV-I infection and breast cancers in Trinidad and Tobago. Int J Cancer, 2000 Jan 15;85(2):298-9.

Cleghorn FR; Jack N; Carr JK; Edwards J; Mahabir B; Sill A; McDanal CB; Connolly SM; Goodman D; Bennetts RQ; O'Brien TR; Weinhold KJ; Bartholomew C; Blattner WA; Greenberg. A distinctive clade B HIV type 1 is heterosexually transmitted in Trinidad and Tobago. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2000 Sep 12;97(19):10532-7.

Bartholomew CF, In Search of a Human Immunodeficiency Virus Vaccine West Indian Med J , 2000 Sep; 49(3):187-9

2002 - 2017

Saville RD, Constantine NT, Cleghorn FR, Jack N, Bartholomew C, Edwards J,

Gomez P, Blattner WA. Fourth-Generation enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the simultaneous detection of human immunodeficiency virus antigen and antibody.   J Clin. Microbiol. , 2001 Jul;39 (7):25 18-24.

Demarest JF, Jack N, Cleghorn FR, Greenberg ML, Hoffman TL, Ottinger JS, Fantry    L, Edwards J, O’Brien TR, Cao K, Mahabir B, Blattner WA, Bartholomew C,

Weinhold KJ. Immunologic and virologic analyses of an acutely HIV type 1-infected Pat with extremely rapid disease progression. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2001 Sep 20;17(14):1333-44.

Bartholomew CF., Prices of CD4 assay and viral load test must be reduced for developing countries. British Medical Journal (BMJ) 2001 October 6; Volume 323

Constantine Niel T. Sill Anne M., Jack Noreen, Kreisel Kristen, Edwards Jeffrey, Cafarella Thomas, Smith Harry, Bartholomew Courtenay, Cleghorn Farley R. and Blattner William A., Improved Classification of Recent HIV-1 Infection by Employing a Two-Stage Sensitive/Less-Sensitive Test Strategy. JAIDS, Jan. 2003

Blattner WA, Ann Oursler K, Cleghorn F, Charurat M, Sill A, Bartholomew C, Jack N, O’Brien T, Edwards J, Tomaras G, Weinhold K, Greenberg M., Rapid clearance of virus after acute HIV-1 infection: correlates of risk of AIDS. J Infect Dis. 2004 May 15; 189(10):1793-801. E pub April 26, 2004.

Bartholomew C., Bartholomew M., Jones A., HIV transmission from surrogate breastfeeding. Lancet, 2005; 366:1902

Jones A., Bartholomew C., Human bites. A risk factor for HIV transmission. AIDS 2006, 20:631-636

Cleghorn F., Pape JW., Schechter M, Bartholomew C., Sanchez J., Jack N., et al. Lessons From a Multisite International Trial in the Caribbean and South America of an HIV-1 Canarypox Vaccine (ALVAC-HIV vCP1452) With or Without Boosting with MN rgp120. JAIDS 2007; 46: 222-230.

Bartholomew C., Medicine and the Humanities in Medical School Curricula. West Indian Med J 2009; 58 (2):84

Koenig, Serena et al. Long term antiretroviral treatment outcomes in seven countries in the Caribbean JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: 1 April 2012 - Volume 59 - Issue 4 - p e60–e71

Bartholomew C, Bartholomew M, Jones A, The Lancet, HIV Transmission from surrogate breastfeeding Vol 336, Issue 9500, P1902,November 26, 2005

Bartholomew CF, Jones AM. Human bites: a rare risk factor for HIV transmission. AIDS 2006; 20: 631–632.

Lezama S., Soyer-Labastide S., Bartholomew. C., Problems with confidentiality and stigma in Tobago. Abstract TuPeD5103. The XV International AIDS Conference, 11-16 July 2004, Bangkok, Thailand.

Quava-Jones A., Bartholomew C., Challenges faced with adherence and defaulters at an HIV treatment clinic, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Abstract WePeB5805. The XV International AIDS Conference, 11-16 July 2004, Bangkok, Thailand.

Bartholomew CF., Suite M., Edwards RJ., Co-infection of HIV with  Mycobacterium leprae. Abstract ThPeA6943.The XV International AIDS Conference  11-16 July 2004, Bangkok, Thailand.

Jones A., Bartholomew, M., Bartholomew C., HIV transmission from surrogate breastfeeding. Abstract IAS Conference Rio de Janiero, Brazil, July, 2005.

Jones A., Bartholomew M., Bartholomew C., Human bites. A risk factor for HIV transmission. Abstract IAS Conference, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, July, 2005.

Jones A.,   Bartholomew C., Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women at an HIV treatment clinic, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Abstract IAS Conference, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, July, 2005.

Jones A., Bartholomew C., Post exposure prophylaxis in victims of sexual assault at an HIV treatment clinic, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Abstract IAS Conference, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, July, 2005.

Lezama S., Soyer-Labastide S., Bartholomew C.,. A study of the outcome of patients with baseline CD4 counts<50 cells/mm3 at the Medical Research Foundation. Abstract IAS Conference, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, July, 2005.

Labastide S., Jarvis O., Baptiste M., Boyce G., Valdez S., Bartholomew C.,. CD4 Entry Point of Patients attending the HIV/AIDS Centre in Trinidad and Tobago. Abstract IAS Conference, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, July, 2005.

Bartholomew C., Suite M., Edwards J., Boyce G., Valdez S., Mycobacterium Leprae:? An opportunistic infection in HIV/AIDS. Oral abstract IAS Conference Rio de Janiero, Brazil July 2005.

Bartholomew C., Boyce G., Soyer-Labastide S. A Survey of HIV/HBV Co-infection at the Medical Research Center, in Trinidad and Tobago. XVI International AIDS Conference. Toronto, Canada. August 2006.

N E Omo-Iginomwanhia, S Soyer-Labastide, M Telfer-Baptiste, K Cox. Complications/side effects from two different HAART regimens in an HIV/AIDS clinic in Trinidad and Tobago. XV International AIDS Conference Abstract No B11892

S.Soyer-Labastide, C.Bartholomew. Circumstances that led to a diagnostic HIV test in a Caribbean island, Medical Research Foundation, Trinidad and Tobago. XVIII International AIDS Conference Abstract No.MOPE0477

S.Soyer-Labastide, O.Nero-Jarvis, C.Bartholomew. Survival rates in HIV/AIDS up to 45 months in patients who have been on HAART at the Medical Research Centre, Trinidad and Tobago. XVI International AIDS Conference Abstract No. CDC0012

Bartholomew C.,Boyce G., Valdez S., Sebro A.,Telfer-Baptiste M., Babb K., Lange C.,Sharpe N., Soyer-Labastide S. Survival after 4 years of antiretroviral treatment in the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago. 4th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention. Abstract no. WEPEB056

Bartholomew, C., Boyce, G., Fraser, O., Sebro, A., Telfer-Baptiste, M., Labastide, S. (2011). Late presentation of HIV/AIDS patients: A Caribbean problem. AIDS patient care and STDs. 25. 707-8. 10.1089/apc.2010.0370.

2017 - present

Edwards RJ, Mohammed A, Lavia LO, Edwards J, Verma S, Reddy S, Boyce G. Correlates of prevalent syphilis infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV attending the HIV clinic in Trinidad. PLoS ONE 2022; 17(3): e0265909. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0265909.

Edwards RJ, Lavia LO, Edwards J, Boyce G. Psoriasis in Patients Attending a Large HIV Clinic in Trinidad. Med Sci (Basel). 2022 Jan 29;10(1):9. doi: 10.3390/medsci10010009.

Edwards RJ, Dolly N, Musa D, Edwards J, Boyce G. Clinical presentation of herpes simplex virus infection mimicking neoplasia on the face of persons living with HIV. Int J STD AIDS. 2021 Nov 2:9564624211055298. doi: 10.1177/09564624211055298.

Edwards RJ, Boyce G, Alastruey-Izquierdo A, Denning DW.  Updated estimated incidence and prevalence of serious fungal infections in Trinidad and Tobago. IJID Regions Volume 1, December 2021, Pages 34-40

Edwards RJ, John I, Todd S, Lavia LO, Musa D, Edwards J, Boyce G.Syphilis among men who have sex with men attending a large HIV clinic in Trinidad,  Int J STD AIDS. 2021 Aug;32(9):830-836. doi: 10.1177/0956462421997193.

Edwards RJ, Lyons N, Samaroo-Francis W, Lavia LO, John I, Todd S, Edwards J, Boyce G.  The Expansion of a Patient Tracer Programme to identify and return patients loss to follow up at a large HIV Clinic in Trinidad. AIDS Res Ther. 2021 Apr 23;18(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s12981-021-00341-3.

G Boyce, R Dass, A Sebro, RJ Edwards. Validation of a new testing algorithm for syphilis in a small developing country. GJMEDPH 2019 8 (6).

Edwards J, Hinds A, Lyons N, Edwards J, Quammie S, Figueroa JP. A Chart Review Study of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Persons Living with HIV Attending an STI Clinic in Trinidad. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2019 Jan-Dec;18:2325958219888463. doi: 10.1177/2325958219888463.

Edwards RJ, Hinds A, Lyons N, Figueroa JP. Prevalence and risk factors for sexually transmitted infections among people living with HIV attending a sexually transmitted infection clinic in Trinidad. Int J STD AIDS. 2019 Oct;30(12):1201-1206. doi: 10.1177/0956462419863536. Epub 2019 Sep 27.

Edwards RJ, Cyrus E, Bhatt C, Lyons N, Lavia LO, Boyce G. Viral suppression among persons living with HIV in Trinidad & Tobago: Implications for targeted prevention programmes. Glob Public Health. 2019 Nov;14(11):1569-1577. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1633379.

Jeffrey Edwards R, Lyons N, Bhatt C, Samaroo-Francis W, Hinds A, Cyrus E. Implementation and outcomes of a patient tracing programme for HIV in Trinidad and Tobago. Glob Public Health. 2019 Nov;14(11):1589-1597. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1622759.

Mungrue K, Edwards J, Fyzul A, Boodhai B, Narinesingh A, Nanlal S. Towards the Elimination of Syphilis in a Small Developing Country. Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2015; 2015: 801437.

Working towards elimination of HIV via mother to child transmission - Step 1: HIV infected mothers need to be referred to Medical Research Foundation during the 1st trimester of pregnancy
Sharon Soyer-Labastide, Gregory Boyce, Jeffrey Edwards
Poster Presentation, NWRHA Health Fair Conference, 2019

Improving Adherence using Individualized Packaged Medication in an HIV clinic in Trinidad and Tobago
Sharon Soyer-Labastide, Mercedes Telfer-Baptiste, Verolyn Ayoung, Jeffrey Edwards
Poster presentation, NWRHA Health Fair Conference, 2019

Newly diagnosed, pregnant, HIV infected women attending Medical Research Foundation, are more likely to default clinic than HIV infected women in general
Sharon Soyer-Labastide, Gregory Boyce, Jeffrey Edwards
Poster presentation, NWRHA Health Fair Conference, 2019

Implementing a Vaccine Programme within an Established HIV Treatment Clinic in Trinidad and Tobago
Sharon Soyer-Labastide, Tessa Galindo, Gregory Boyce, Jeffrey Edwards
Poster presentation, NWRHA Health Fair Conference, 2019

Improving Adherence using Individualized Packaged Medication in an HIV clinic in Trinidad and Tobago
Sharon Soyer-Labastide, Jeffrey Edwards
Oral Presentation, Canadian Association Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, 2019

Implementing a Vaccine Programme within an Established HIV Treatment Clinic in Trinidad and Tobago
Sharon Soyer-Labastide, Gregory Boyce, Jeffrey Edwards
Poster Presentation, PANCAP Share Fair, 2019

Pregnant and HIV Infected – Do these Women Stay in HIV Care After Delivery? A Review of Findings 2008-2019 at the Medical Research Foundation/MRF, HIV Treatment and Care Site
S Soyer-Labastide, G Boyce, O Lavia, J Edwards
Poster presentation, National Health Research Conference 2020

Sexually Transmitted Infections in HIV Infected Women at Medical Research Foundation of Trinidad and Tobago
S Soyer-Labastide, M Parboo, N Lyons, J Edwards
Oral Presentation, National Health Research Conference, 2021

Professor Courtenay Bartholomew, Chairman Emeritus

Professor Courtenay Bartholomew

Chairman Emeritus