Rula Azzam

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Rula Azzam

BSc (Hons) MBBS (Uni Melb) PhD (Monash)

2013  Monash Infectious Diseases Registrar


Cryptococcemia in primary HIV infection.
Yeung VA, Azzam R, Dendle C, Graham M, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
Int J STD AIDS. 2016 Feb 10. pii: 0956462416632139. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 26868159

Azzam R, Francis MJ, Fernandez C, Badenoch P, Adamson P, Dendle C, Woolley IJ, Robson J, Korman TM, Graham M
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec 10. pii: JCM.02887-14. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 25502534 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Impaired complement-mediated phagocytosis by HIV type-1-infected human monocyte-derived macrophages involves a cAMP-dependent mechanism.
Azzam R, Kedzierska K, Leeansyah E, Chan H, Doischer D, Gorry PR, Cunningham AL, Crowe SM, Jaworowski A.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2006 Jul;22(7):619-29.
PMID: 16831086 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Adverse effects of antiretroviral drugs on HIV-1-infected and -uninfected human monocyte-derived macrophages.
Azzam R, Lal L, Goh SL, Kedzierska K, Jaworowski A, Naim E, Cherry CL, Wesselingh SL, Mills J, Crowe SM.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 May;42(1):19-28.
PMID: 16639337 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Phagocytosis stimulates mobilization and shedding of intracellular CD16A in human monocytes and macrophages: inhibition by HIV-1 infection.
Webster NL, Kedzierska K, Azzam R, Paukovics G, Wilson J, Crowe SM, Jaworowski A.
J Leukoc Biol. 2006 Feb;79(2):294-302. Epub 2005 Nov 21.
PMID: 16301325 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Phagocytic efficiency of monocytes and macrophages obtained from Sydney blood bank cohort members infected with an attenuated strain of HIV-1.
Kedzierska K, Churchill M, Maslin CL, Azzam R, Ellery P, Chan HT, Wilson J, Deacon NJ, Jaworowski A, Crowe SM.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003 Dec 15;34(5):445-53.
PMID: 14657753 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Defective phagocytosis by human monocyte/macrophages following HIV-1 infection: underlying mechanisms and modulation by adjunctive cytokine therapy.
Kedzierska K, Azzam R, Ellery P, Mak J, Jaworowski A, Crowe SM.
J Clin Virol. 2003 Feb;26(2):247-63. Review.
PMID: 12600656 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]