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#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Living a Fuller Life with HIV – Dr. Justin McArthur
40% of those living with HIV experience memory, attention and decision-making impairments. Dr. McArthur has studied the disease for over 35 years and continues to explore therapies to prevent or reverse these cognitive impairments.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Regulating the Brain’s Inflammatory Response – Dr. Norman Haughey
In response to certain infections, the immune system triggers inflammation. Over long periods of time, this inflammation can harm the nervous system. Dr. Haughey's lab is working to uncover the mechanisms behind this response.
In the News
Swapping daily pills for monthly shots could transform HIV treatment and prevention
By Jon Cohen, Science, Aug. 22, 2018
Long-acting treatments now in clinical trials may work as preventatives, too.
Cognitive Problems in Stable HIV Patients May Indicate Virus in CSF
by Kurt Samson, Neurology Today, April 20, 2017
Article in brief: Researchers, Dr. Ned Sacktor and Dr. David Clifford, found a significant association between diffuse white matter signal abnormalities and CSF/plasma viral load discordance and/or viral escape in patients with asymptomatic HIV type 1 with neurocognitive disorders.