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A social empowerment intervention to prevent intimate partner violence against women in a microfinance scheme in Tanzania: findings from the MAISHA cluster randomised controlled trial.

Kapiga S, Harvey S, Mshana G, Hansen CH, Mtolela GJ, Madaha F, Hashim R, Kapinga I, Mosha N, Abramsky T, Lees S, Watts C.

Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Oct;7(10):e1423-e1434. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30316-X.


Women's income and risk of intimate partner violence: secondary findings from the MAISHA cluster randomised trial in North-Western Tanzania.

Abramsky T, Lees S, Stöckl H, Harvey S, Kapinga I, Ranganathan M, Mshana G, Kapiga S.

BMC Public Health. 2019 Aug 14;19(1):1108. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7454-1.


Knowledge, perceptions and experiences of trachoma among Maasai in Tanzania: Implications for prevention and control.

Mtuy TB, Burton MJ, Mwingira U, Ngondi JM, Seeley J, Lees S.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jun 24;13(6):e0007508. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007508. eCollection 2019 Jun.


Addressing Intimate Partner Violence Using Gender-Transformative Approaches at a Community Level in Rural Tanzania: The UZIKWASA program.

Lees S, Marchant M, Desmond N.

J Interpers Violence. 2019 Feb 22:886260519831373. doi: 10.1177/0886260519831373. [Epub ahead of print]


Ascorbic acid diminishes bone morphogenetic protein 2-induced osteogenic differentiation of muscle precursor cells.

Ferrazzo PC, Niccoli S, Khaper N, Rathbone CR, Lees SJ.

Muscle Nerve. 2019 Apr;59(4):501-508. doi: 10.1002/mus.26415. Epub 2019 Feb 6.


Prepared for the 'unexpected'? Lessons from the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa on integrating emergent theory designs into outbreak response.

Graham JE, Lees S, Le Marcis F, Faye SL, Lorway RR, Ronse M, Abramowitz S, Peeters Grietens K.

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Aug 10;3(4):e000990. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000990. eCollection 2018. No abstract available.


Searching for novel PET radiotracers: imaging cardiac perfusion, metabolism and inflammation.

Davidson CQ, Phenix CP, Tai TC, Khaper N, Lees SJ.

Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2018 Jun 5;8(3):200-227. eCollection 2018. Review.


Implementing a structured exercise program for persistent concussion symptoms: a pilot study on the effects on salivary brain-derived neurotrophic factor, cognition, static balance, and symptom scores.

McGeown JP, Zerpa C, Lees S, Niccoli S, Sanzo P.

Brain Inj. 2018;32(12):1556-1565. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2018.1498128. Epub 2018 Jul 23.


Risk perception and the influence on uptake and use of biomedical prevention interventions for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic literature review.

Warren EA, Paterson P, Schulz WS, Lees S, Eakle R, Stadler J, Larson HJ.

PLoS One. 2018 Jun 14;13(6):e0198680. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198680. eCollection 2018.


"We are the heroes because we are ready to die for this country": Participants' decision-making and grounded ethics in an Ebola vaccine clinical trial.

Tengbeh AF, Enria L, Smout E, Mooney T, Callaghan M, Ishola D, Leigh B, Watson-Jones D, Greenwood B, Larson H, Lees S.

Soc Sci Med. 2018 Apr;203:35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.03.008. Epub 2018 Mar 5.


The impact of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination campaign on routine primary health service provision and health workers in Tanzania: a controlled before and after study.

Gallagher KE, Erio T, Baisley K, Lees S, Watson-Jones D.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Mar 12;18(1):173. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-2976-2.


Whey Protein Supplementation Improves Rehabilitation Outcomes in Hospitalized Geriatric Patients: A Double Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial.

Niccoli S, Kolobov A, Bon T, Rafilovich S, Munro H, Tanner K, Pearson T, Lees SJ.

J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2017 Oct-Dec;36(4):149-165. doi: 10.1080/21551197.2017.1391732.


A review of rapid serial visual presentation-based brain-computer interfaces.

Lees S, Dayan N, Cecotti H, McCullagh P, Maguire L, Lotte F, Coyle D.

J Neural Eng. 2018 Apr;15(2):021001. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aa9817. Review.


Non-radioactive 2-deoxy-2-fluoro-D-glucose inhibits glucose uptake in xenograft tumours and sensitizes HeLa cells to doxorubicin in vitro.

Niccoli S, Boreham DR, Phenix CP, Lees SJ.

PLoS One. 2017 Nov 2;12(11):e0187584. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187584. eCollection 2017.


Impact of Ionizing Radiation on the Cardiovascular System: A Review.

Puukila S, Lemon JA, Lees SJ, Tai TC, Boreham DR, Khaper N.

Radiat Res. 2017 Oct;188(4.2):539-546. doi: 10.1667/RR14864.1. Epub 2017 Sep 5. Review.


Two common variants of human papillomavirus type 16 E6 differentially deregulate sugar metabolism and hypoxia signalling in permissive human keratinocytes.

Cuninghame S, Jackson R, Lees SJ, Zehbe I.

J Gen Virol. 2017 Sep;98(9):2310-2319. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000905. Epub 2017 Aug 31.


Local narratives of sexual and other violence against children and young people in Zanzibar.

Lees S, Devries K.

Cult Health Sex. 2018 Jan;20(1):99-112. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2017.1332390. Epub 2017 Jun 8.


'Once there is life, there is hope' Ebola survivors' experiences, behaviours and attitudes in Sierra Leone, 2015.

Karafillakis E, Jalloh MF, Nuriddin A, Larson HJ, Whitworth J, Lees S, Hageman KM, Sengeh P, Jalloh MB, Bunnell R, Carroll DD, Morgan O.

BMJ Glob Health. 2016 Nov 18;1(3):e000108. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000108. eCollection 2016.


Ionizing Radiation Exposure During Pregnancy: Effects on Postnatal Development and Life.

Sreetharan S, Thome C, Tharmalingam S, Jones DE, Kulesza AV, Khaper N, Lees SJ, Wilson JY, Boreham DR, Tai TC.

Radiat Res. 2017 Jun;187(6):647-658. doi: 10.1667/RR14657.1. Epub 2017 Apr 18. Review.


Witnessing intimate partner violence and child maltreatment in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional survey.

Devries KM, Knight L, Child JC, Kyegombe N, Hossain M, Lees S, Watts C, Naker D.

BMJ Open. 2017 Feb 28;7(2):e013583. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013583.


Uptake contexts and perceived impacts of HIV testing and counselling among adults in East and Southern Africa: A meta-ethnographic review.

Witzel TC, Lora W, Lees S, Desmond N.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 16;12(2):e0170588. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170588. eCollection 2017. Review.


Prevalence of intimate partner violence and abuse and associated factors among women enrolled into a cluster randomised trial in northwestern Tanzania.

Kapiga S, Harvey S, Muhammad AK, Stöckl H, Mshana G, Hashim R, Hansen C, Lees S, Watts C.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Feb 14;17(1):190. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4119-9.


A concept analysis of compassionate midwifery.

Ménage D, Bailey E, Lees S, Coad J.

J Adv Nurs. 2017 Mar;73(3):558-573. doi: 10.1111/jan.13214. Epub 2016 Dec 5.


Power, fairness and trust: understanding and engaging with vaccine trial participants and communities in the setting up the EBOVAC-Salone vaccine trial in Sierra Leone.

Enria L, Lees S, Smout E, Mooney T, Tengbeh AF, Leigh B, Greenwood B, Watson-Jones D, Larson H.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Nov 8;16(1):1140.


'It is just the way it was in the past before I went to test': a qualitative study to explore responses to HIV prevention counselling in rural Tanzania.

Cawley C, Wringe A, Wamoyi J, Lees S, Urassa M.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Jun 8;16:489. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3109-7.


Acceptability, Usability, and Views on Deployment of Peek, a Mobile Phone mHealth Intervention for Eye Care in Kenya: Qualitative Study.

Lodhia V, Karanja S, Lees S, Bastawrous A.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2016 May 9;4(2):e30. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.4746.


Feasibility and acceptability of delivering adolescent health interventions alongside HPV vaccination in Tanzania.

Watson-Jones D, Lees S, Mwanga J, Neke N, Changalucha J, Broutet N, Maduhu I, Kapiga S, Chandra-Mouli V, Bloem P, Ross DA.

Health Policy Plan. 2016 Jul;31(6):691-9. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czv119. Epub 2016 Jan 14.


Considerations for a Human Rights Impact Assessment of a Population Wide Treatment for HIV Prevention Intervention.

Hanefeld J, Bond V, Seeley J, Lees S, Desmond N.

Dev World Bioeth. 2015 Dec;15(3):115-24. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12038. Epub 2013 Nov 8.


Access and Attitudes to HPV Vaccination amongst Hard-To-Reach Populations in Kenya.

Watson-Jones D, Mugo N, Lees S, Mathai M, Vusha S, Ndirangu G, Ross DA.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 26;10(6):e0123701. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123701. eCollection 2015.


N-Alkylated aziridines are easily-prepared, potent, specific and cell-permeable covalent inhibitors of human β-glucocerebrosidase.

Adams BT, Niccoli S, Chowdhury MA, Esarik AN, Lees SJ, Rempel BP, Phenix CP.

Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Jul 21;51(57):11390-3. doi: 10.1039/c5cc03828f.


Novel roles of Xin-repeat protein in skeletal muscle: a new insight into monogenetic myopathies.

Lees SJ.

Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2015 Jun;214(2):149-51. doi: 10.1111/apha.12495. Epub 2015 Apr 6. No abstract available.


Voluntary physical activity prevents insulin resistance in a tissue specific manner.

Sarvas JL, Otis JS, Khaper N, Lees SJ.

Physiol Rep. 2015 Feb 22;3(2). pii: e12277. doi: 10.14814/phy2.12277. Print 2015 Feb 1.


Bioactivity in an Aggrecan 32-mer Fragment Is Mediated via Toll-like Receptor 2.

Lees S, Golub SB, Last K, Zeng W, Jackson DC, Sutton P, Fosang AJ.

Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 May;67(5):1240-9. doi: 10.1002/art.39063.


Emergent HIV technology: urban Tanzanian women's narratives of medical research, microbicides and sexuality.

Lees S.

Cult Health Sex. 2015;17(4):412-27. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2014.963680. Epub 2014 Oct 15.


Interleukin-6 deficiency causes tissue-specific changes in signaling pathways in response to high-fat diet and physical activity.

Sarvas JL, Niccoli S, Walser E, Khaper N, Lees SJ.

Physiol Rep. 2014 Jul 4;2(7). pii: e12064. doi: 10.14814/phy2.12064. Print 2014 Jul 1.


Metformin induces apoptosis and cell cycle arrest mediated by oxidative stress, AMPK and FOXO3a in MCF-7 breast cancer cells.

Queiroz EA, Puukila S, Eichler R, Sampaio SC, Forsyth HL, Lees SJ, Barbosa AM, Dekker RF, Fortes ZB, Khaper N.

PLoS One. 2014 May 23;9(5):e98207. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098207. eCollection 2014.


Pro-inflammatory mediation of myoblast proliferation.

Otis JS, Niccoli S, Hawdon N, Sarvas JL, Frye MA, Chicco AJ, Lees SJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 19;9(3):e92363. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092363. eCollection 2014.


Understanding motives for intravaginal practices amongst Tanzanian and Ugandan women at high risk of HIV infection: the embodiment of social and cultural norms and well-being.

Lees S, Zalwango F, Andrew B, Vandepitte J, Seeley J, Hayes RJ, Francis SC.

Soc Sci Med. 2014 Feb;102:165-73. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.12.005. Epub 2013 Dec 13.


Improving the identification of people with dementia in primary care: evaluation of the impact of primary care dementia coding guidance on identified prevalence.

Russell P, Banerjee S, Watt J, Adleman R, Agoe B, Burnie N, Carefull A, Chandan K, Constable D, Daniels M, Davies D, Deshmukh S, Huddart M, Jabin A, Jarrett P, King J, Koch T, Kumar S, Lees S, Mir S, Naidoo D, Nyame S, Sasae R, Sharma T, Thormod C, Vedavanam K, Wilton A, Flaherty B.

BMJ Open. 2013 Dec 23;3(12):e004023. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004023.


The IL-6 Paradox: Context Dependent Interplay of SOCS3 and AMPK.

Sarvas JL, Khaper N, Lees SJ.

J Diabetes Metab. 2013 May 24;Suppl 13. doi: 10.4172/2155-6156.S13-003.


Vaginal practices among women at high risk of HIV infection in Uganda and Tanzania: recorded behaviour from a daily pictorial diary.

Francis SC, Baisley K, Lees SS, Andrew B, Zalwango F, Seeley J, Vandepitte J, Ao TT, van de Wijgert J, Watson-Jones D, Kapiga S, Grosskurth H, Hayes RJ.

PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59085. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059085. Epub 2013 Mar 26.


The antioxidant resveratrol down-regulates inflammation in an in-vitro model of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of lung epithelial cells.

Cerqueira AM, Khaper N, Lees SJ, Ulanova M.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2013 Mar;91(3):248-55. doi: 10.1139/cjpp-2012-0268. Epub 2013 Jan 14.


Understanding the linkages between informal and formal care for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

Lees S, Kielmann K, Cataldo F, Gitau-Mburu D.

Glob Public Health. 2012;7(10):1109-19. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2012.733403. Epub 2012 Nov 1.


Ethics, justice and community participation in the Microbicides Development Programme (MDP) Phase III trial in Mwanza, Tanzania.

Vallely A, Lees S, Shagi C, Kapiga S, McCormack S, Hayes R.

Am J Bioeth. 2012;12(11):46-8. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2012.719268. No abstract available.


Vaginal practices diary: development of a pictorial data collection tool for sensitive behavioral data.

Francis SC, Lees SS, Andrew B, Zalwango F, Vandepitte J, Ao T, Baisley K, Kapiga S, Grosskurth H, Hayes R.

Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Aug;39(8):614-21. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3182515fe4.


Robust strain-estimation algorithm using combined radiofrequency and envelope cross-correlation with diffusion filtering.

Hussain MA, Alam SK, Lees SY, Hasan MK.

Ultrason Imaging. 2012 Apr;34(2):93-109.


Age-related impairment of T cell-induced skeletal muscle precursor cell function.

Dumke BR, Lees SJ.

Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2011 Jun;300(6):C1226-33. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00354.2010. Epub 2011 Feb 16.


Using support workers to release time for qualified midwives in maternity care.

Brown M, Lees S, Law S, Mills N, McCalmont C.

Nurs Times. 2010 Nov 2-8;106(43):22-4.


Mobile midwifery education.

Brown M, Lees S, Clay C.

Pract Midwife. 2010 Oct;13(9):31-2. No abstract available.


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