My research interests include defining the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of neurological disorders in resource-limited settings, understanding the clinical characteristics and pathogenesis of neurological complications of HIV, and developing validated screening tools and biomarkers for neurological diseases both in the United States and in resource-limited settings. I have ongoing clinical and epidemiological research investigating neurological complications of HIV in both the United States and Uganda.
infected individuals. Curr Infect Dis Rep. In Press.
Saylor D, Dickens A, Sacktor N, Haughey N, Slusher B, Pletnikov M, Mankowski JL, Brown A, Volsky DJ, McArthur JC. HIV-associated neurocognitive Disorder – pathogenesis and prospects for treatment. Nat Rev Neurol 2016;12:234-248.
Saylor D, Sacktor N. Cognitive impairment among older individuals with HIV infection. Curr Geri Rep. 2016;5:63-70.
Saylor D, Thakur K, Venkatesan A. Acute Encephalitis in the Immunocompromised Individual. Curr Opin Infectious Dis 2015;28:330-336.
Cettomai D, Kwasa JK, Birbeck GL, Price RW, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Kendi C, Meyer AC. Screening for HIV-Associated Peripheral Neuropathy in Resource-Limited Settings. Muscle & Nerve 2013;48:516-524.
Cettomai D, Kwasa J, Birbeck GL, Price RW, Bukusi EA, Meyer AC. Training Needs and Evaluation of a Neuro-HIV Training Module for Non-Physician Healthcare Workers in Western Kenya. J Neurological Sci. 2011;307:92-96.
Cettomai D, Kwasa J, Kendi C, Birbeck GL, Price RW, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Meyer AC. Utility of Quantitative Sensory Testing and Screening Tools in Identifying HIV-Associated Peripheral Neuropathy in Western Kenya: Pilot Testing. PLoS ONE. 2010:5(12):e14256. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014256
Cettomai D, Hiremath G, Ratchford J, Venkatesan A, Greenberg BM, McGready J, Pardo CA, Kerr DA, Frohman E, Balcer LJ, McArthur JC, Calabresi PA. Associations between retinal nerve fiber layer abnormalities and optic nerve examination. Neurology. 2010;75:1318-1325.
Cettomai D, McArthur JC. Mirtazapine use in HIV-infected patients with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. Arch Neurol. 2009;66:255-258.