We have (on purpose) not included the name of the journal and have linked to preprints where available. If you are unable to access any publication please just get in touch and we will be happy to send it to you. In bold you will find the names of students or staff that have been supervised in this group. This list includes research publications and the occasional published commentary or book review. (and still filling in older publications – you can see full publication list here)


Nightingale R, Jary H, Meghji J, Rylance S, Masiye J, Chiumia H, Rylance J, Mortimer K, Lesosky M. (2020) Non-communicable respiratory disease in Malawi across the life course: A systematic review and meta-analysis. In press.

Mukonda E, Hsiao N-Y, Vojnov L, Myer L, Lesosky M. (2020) Mixed method estimation of population level HIV viral suppression rates in the Western Cape, South Africa. Preprint (also in press)

Lesosky M. (2020) Robust statistical methods with R, 2nd Edition (Authors: Jureckova J, Picek J, Schindler M) . Book review

Mortimer K, Lesosky M, Semple S, Malava J, Katundu C, Crampin A, Wang D, Weston W, Pope D, Haves D, Gordon SB, Balmes J. (2020) Pneumonia and exposure to household air pollution in children under the age of 5 years in rural Malawi: findings from the Cooking and Pneumonia Study. Manuscript

Meghji J, Lesosky M, Joekes E, Banda P, Rylance J, Gordon S, Jacob J, Zonderland H, MacPherson P, Corbett EL, Mortimer K, Squire SB. (2020) Patient outcomes associated with post-tuberculosis lung damage in Malawi: a prospective cohort study. Manuscript

Rylance S, Jewell C, Naunje A, Mbalume F, Chetwood JD, Nightingale R, Zurba L, Flitz G, Gordon SB, Lesosky M, Balmes JR, Mortimer K. (2020) Non-communicable respiratory disease and air pollution exposure in Malawi: a prospective cohort study. Manuscript

Lesosky, M., Raboud, J. M., Glass, T., Brummel, S. S., Ciaranello, A. L., Currier, J. S., Essajee, S., Havlir, D. V., Koss, C. A., Ogwa, A., Shapiro, R. L., Abrams, E. J., Myer, L. (2020). Comparison of guidelines for HIV viral load monitoring among pregnant and breastfeeding women in sub-Saharan Africa. Manuscript

Glass, T., Myer, L., Lesosky, M. (2020). The role of HIV viral load in mathematical models of HIV transmission and treatment : a review. Manuscript

Myer L, Redd AD, Mukonda E, Lynch BA, Phillips TK, Eisenberg A, Hsiao NY, Capoferri A, Zerbe A, Clarke W, Lesosky M, Breaud A, McIntyre J, Bruno D, Martens C, Abrams EJ, Reynolds SJ. Antiretroviral Adherence, Elevated Viral Load, and Drug Resistance Mutations in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected Women Initiating Treatment in Pregnancy: A Nested Case-control Study. Manuscript

Lesosky M (2020) Simulation studies to generate evidence for policy change: the case for progress towards elimination of Hepatitis C. Commentary


Lesosky M, Raboud J, Glass T, Abrams E, Myer L. (2020) A simulation model for longitudinal HIV viral load and mother-to-child-transmission in pregnant and postpartum women. Preprint.

Lesosky M, Glass T, Rambau B, Hsiao NY, Abrams EJ, Myer L. Bias in the estimation of cumulative viremia in cohort studies of HIV-infected individuals. Preprint Manuscript

Lesosky M, Rangaka MX, Pienaar C, Coussens AK, Goliath R, Mathee S, Mwansa-Kambafwile J, Maartens G, Wilkinson RJ, Wilkinson KA. Plasma Biomarkers to Detect Prevalent or Predict Progressive Tuberculosis Associated With Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1.

Odayar J, Malaba TR, Allerton J, Lesosky M, Myer L. (2019) Delivery of antiretroviral therapy to HIV-infected women during the postpartum period: The Postpartum Adherence Clubs for Antiretroviral Therapy (PACART) trial. Manuscript

Abrams EJ, Langwenya N, Gachuhi A, Zerbe A, Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha H, Mthethwa-Hleta S, Sahabo R, Lesosky M, Okello V, Myer L. Impact of universal antiretroviral therapy for pregnant and postpartum women on antiretroviral therapy uptake and retention. AIDS. 2019 Jan 27;33(1):45-54. PubMed PMID: 30289804.

Nightingale R, Lesosky M, Flitz G, Rylance SJ, Meghji J, Burney P, Balmes J, Mortimer K (2019). Noncommunicable respiratory disease and air pollution exposure in Malawi (CAPS). A cross sectional study. Manuscript

le Roux S, Donald K, Kroon M, Phillips TK, Lesosky M, Esterhuyse L, Zerbe A, Brittain K, Abrams E, Myer L. (2019) HIV viremia during pregnancy and neurodevelopment of HIV-exposed uninfected children in the context of universal antiretroviral therapy and breastfeeding: a prospective study. Manuscript

MacGinty R, Lesosky M, Barnett W, Nduru PM, Vanker A, Stein DJ, Zar HJ. (2019) Maternal psychosocial risk factors and lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) during infancy in a South African birth cohort. Manuscript


Esmail H, Lai RP, Lesosky M, Wilkinson KA, Graham CM, Horswell S, Coussens AK, Barry CE 3rd, O’Garra A, Wilkinson RJ. Complement pathway gene activation and rising circulating immune complexes characterize early disease in HIV-associated tuberculosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 30;115(5):E964-E973. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1711853115. Epub 2018 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 29339504; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5798330.

Myer L, Phillips TK, Zerbe A, Brittain K, Lesosky M, Hsiao NY, Remien RH, Mellins CA, McIntyre JA, Abrams EJ. Integration of postpartum healthcare services for HIV-infected women and their infants in South Africa: A randomised controlled trial. PLoS Med. 2018;15(3):e1002547. PMID: 29601570 PMCID: PMC5877834.


Lesosky M, Glass T, Mukonda E, Hsiao NY, Abrams EJ, Myer L. Optimal timing of viral load monitoring during pregnancy to predict viraemia at delivery in HIV-infected women initiating ART in South Africa: a simulation study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2017 Nov;20 Suppl 7. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25000. PubMed PMID: 29171179; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5978661.

Myer L, Essajee S, Broyles LN, Watts DH, Lesosky M, El-Sadr WM, Abrams EJ. Pregnant and breastfeeding women: A priority population for HIV viral load monitoring. PLoS Med. 2017 Aug;14(8):e1002375. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002375. eCollection 2017 Aug. PubMed PMID: 28809929; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5557351.

Myer L, Dunning L, Lesosky M, Hsiao NY, Phillips T, Petro G, Zerbe A, McIntyre JA, Abrams EJ. Frequency of Viremic Episodes in HIV-Infected Women Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy During Pregnancy: A Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 15;64(4):422-427. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw792. PubMed PMID: 27927852; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5849096.


Marais S, Meintjes G, Lesosky M, Wilkinson KA, Wilkinson RJ. Interleukin-17 mediated differences in the pathogenesis of HIV-1-associated tuberculous and cryptococcal meningitis. AIDS. 2016 Jan 28;30(3):395-404. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000904. PubMed PMID: 26765934; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4711381.

Esmail H, Lai RP, Lesosky M, Wilkinson KA, Graham CM, Coussens AK, Oni T, Warwick JM, Said-Hartley Q, Koegelenberg CF, Walzl G, Flynn JL, Young DB, Barry Iii CE, O’Garra A, Wilkinson RJ. Characterization of progressive HIV-associated tuberculosis using 2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose positron emission and computed tomography. Nat Med. 2016 Oct;22(10):1090-1093. doi: 10.1038/nm.4161. Epub 2016 Sep 5. PubMed PMID: 27595321; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5055809.