Investigation of the Natural History of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA and Cervical Neoplasia in a Cohort of Sex Workers in Kenya

Investigator: Craig Cohen, MD, MPH
Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline

Location(s): Kenya


This project aims to conduct statistical analyses on collected data on a cohort study of commercial sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya to better understand the natural history of HPV infection, the central etiological agent for cervical carcinogenesis. Specific aims are to identify factors that increase the likelihood that a woman may acquire a persistent HPV infection or cervical neoplasia.