• Publications
  • Influence
Plague in the City of Ambato, Ecuador.
An overview of the drug approval process.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 2002
The need for novel targets and approaches to HIV therapy.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 2002
How good does your virus look in a bikini? Or, does viral fitness matter?
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 1999
TLDR
It is deduced that the timing of a change in protease-based treatment is important to the success of the transition, and this could alter the order in which certain protease inhibitors are prescribed to maximize effectiveness, and preserve viable subsequent treatments. Expand
Body changes and blood abnormalities: the lipodystrophy and fat redistribution conundrum.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 1999
TLDR
Both AIDS and antiretroviral treatments have been associated with body changes associated with lipodystrophy, and researchers are seeking the causes of the fat redistribution and lipid and glucose abnormalities. Expand
Interfering with Greg Louganis, your sister's bobby pins and glycoprotein 41.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 1999
TLDR
The complex process of how HIV enters a cell is explained, and various parts of the process are illustrated, which include fusion, which is when a virus particle attaches to a T cell, and the virus and cell merge together, allowing the virus to enter the cell. Expand
How fourteen anti-HIV drugs could provide more bang for the buck.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 2000
Ich bin eine Berliner: the hope for remission of HIV.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 1999
Early in the AIDS epidemic, researchers had hoped to find a way to eradicate HIV from the body. It was soon realized that HIV can persist in long-lived, resting CD4 T cells, and total eradicationExpand
AIDS and cancer: one patient's story.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 2003
Why the fat lady hasn't sung: the limits of HAART.
  • L. J. Martinez
  • Medicine
  • Research initiative, treatment action : RITA
  • 1999
TLDR
A more recent model concludes that HIV continues to infect new cells possibly because of non-uniform drug distribution to various tissues, and calls for less disturbance of latently infected cells, and greater use of drugs with the best pharmacokinetics. Expand
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