Rupa Kanapathipillai

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Rupa Kanapathipillai

MBBS (Monash) FRACP DTM&H (Liverpool) MPH (Columbia)

Monash Infectious Diseases Physician
Infectious Diseases Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières

Professional Roles
2014-2015 Editorial Fellow, New England Journal of Medicine
2014-2015 Field Research Coordinator, Brincidofovir Trial, Médecins Sans Frontières Belgium
2008-2009 Field Doctor, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Chiradzulu, Malawi

Book Chapters

Ebola Virus Disease: Past and Present.
Kanapathipillai R, Sprecher AG, Baden LR.
In: Hunter DJ, Fineberg HV. (eds).
Readings in Global Health: Essential reviews from the New England journal of medicine. Oxford University Press, 2016

Management of the HIV-infected woman.
Kanapathipillai R. Giles ML.
In: Curtis M, Hopkins M. (eds).
Glass Office Gynecology (7th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Journal Articles

Experimental Treatment of Ebola Virus Disease with Brincidofovir.
Dunning J, Kennedy SB, Antierens A, Whitehead J, Ciglenecki I, Carson G, Kanapathipillai R, Castle L, Howell-Jones R, Pardinaz-Solis R, Grove J, Scott J, Lang T, Olliaro P, Horby PW; RAPIDE-BCV trial team..
PLoS One. 2016 Sep 9;11(9):e0162199. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162199.
PMID: 27611077

Ebola and quarantine.
Drazen JM, Kanapathipillai R, Campion EW, Rubin EJ, Hammer SM, Morrissey S, Baden LR.
N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 20;371(21):2029-30. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe1413139. No abstract available.
PMID: 25347231

Ebola vaccine–an urgent international priority.
Kanapathipillai R, Henao Restrepo AM, Fast P, Wood D, Dye C, Kieny MP, Moorthy V.
N Engl J Med. 2014 Dec 11;371(24):2249-51. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1412166. No abstract available.
PMID: 25289888

Ebola virus disease–current knowledge.
Kanapathipillai R.
N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 25;371(13):e18. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1410741. No abstract available.
PMID: 25251632

Ebola–an ongoing crisis.
Baden LR, Kanapathipillai R, Campion EW, Morrissey S, Rubin EJ, Drazen JM.
N Engl J Med. 2014 Oct 9;371(15):1458-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe1411378. No abstract available.
PMID: 25237780

The significance of HIV ‘blips’ in resource-limited settings: is it the same? analysis of the treat Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) and the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD).
Kanapathipillai R, McManus H, Kamarulzaman A, Lim PL, Templeton DJ, Law M, Woolley I.
PLoS One. 2014 Feb 7;9(2):e86122. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086122.
PMID: 24516527

The significance of low-level viraemia in diverse settings: analysis of the Treat Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) and the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD).
Kanapathipillai R, H McManus, DD Cuong, OT Ng, NV Kinh, M Giles, T Read, I Woolley
HIV Med. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2014 Aug 1.
Published in final edited form as: HIV Med. 2014 Aug; 15(7): 406–416. Published online 2014 Jan 26. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12124
PMCID: PMC4107173

Human immunodeficiency virus and menopause.
Kanapathipillai R, Hickey M, Giles M.
Menopause. 2013 Sep;20(9):983-90. doi: 10.1097/GME.0b013e318282aa57. Review.
PMID: 23531684

Treatment initiation, program attrition and patient treatment outcomes associated with scale-up and decentralization of HIV care in rural Malawi.
McGuire M, Pinoges L, Kanapathipillai R, Munyenyembe T, Huckabee M, Makombe S, Szumilin E, Heinzelmann A, Pujades-Rodríguez M.
PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e38044. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038044.
PMID: 23077473

Benefit of viral load testing for confirmation of immunological failure in HIV patients treated in rural Malawi.
Kanapathipillai R, McGuire M, Mogha R, Szumilin E, Heinzelmann A, Pujades-Rodriguez M.
Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Sep 1. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02874.x. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 21883726 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Comment on: The DART Trial: ‘The Doctor’s Dilemma’ revisited.
Woolley I, Kanapathipillai R.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
PMID: 21712240 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]