Several HNRP investigators contributed to the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Annual Meeting in San Diego (virtual event) on February 2-5, 2021. This year's theme was: From Autism to Alzheimer's: New Perspectives in Neuropsychology. HNRP researchers presented on topics such as cognition, HIV, substance use, medical measures and behavior.


Breton J, Kamalyan L, Paredes AM, Guarena LA, Watson WM, Cherner M, Moore RC, Marquine MJ. Psychological acculturation and cognition among older Latinos living with and without HIV. (poster)

Campbell LM, Parrish E, Heaton A, Swendsen J, Depp CA, Moore RC. The Relationship Between Contextual Factors, Performance, and Validity of Smartphone-Based Mobile Cognitive Tests of Executive Function and Learning. (poster)

Fisher A, Campbell LM, Sun-Suslow N, Kohli M, Tang B, Lee EE, Heaton A, Moore RC. Intra-individual variability in objectively-measured sleep quality is associated with worse cognition in middle-aged and older adults with and without HIV. (poster)

Guarena LA, Kamalyan L, Morgan EE, Watson WM, Umlauf A, Heaton RK, Marquine MJ. Impact of emotional health on cognition amongst Hispanic and Non-Hispanic white people living with HIV. (poster)

Hussain M, Waton WM, Morgan EE, Roesch SC, Iudicello JE, Heaton RK, Letendre SL, Jeste D, Moore DJ. Combined effects of loneliness and inflammation on depression in people with HIV (PWH). (presentation)

Kamalyan L, Guarena LA, Diaz-Santos M, Suarez PA, Cherner M, Alcorn MYG, Frnaklin DR, Mindt MR, Fortuny LA, Heaton RK, Marquine MJ. Influence of educational background, childhood socioeconomic environment and language use on cognition among Spanish-speaking adults in the U.S. (presentation)

Kamalyan L, Benmarhnia T, Gallo LC, Franklin DR, Letendre SL, McCutchan JA, Grant I, Marquine MJ. Higher allostatic load is associated with lower cognition among a cohort of older diverse adults living with HIV. (presentation)

Kohli M, Fisher A, Sun-Suslow N, Heaton A, Dawson M, Franklin DR, Iudicello JE, Heaton RK, Moore DJ. Evidence of the feasibility of video-based neuropsychological evaluations among persons with and without HIV. (poster)

Morgan EE, Iudicello JE, Watson WM, Sun-Suslow N, Heaton RK. Alexithymia is associated with worse real-world functioning among people with controlled HIV disease. (poster)

Paolillo E, Saloner R, Watson WM, Letendre SL, Iudicello JE, Grant I, Heaton RK, Moore DJ. Higher cumulative depression and plasma D-Dimer synergistically predict steeper neurocognitive declines over time among people with HIV. (presentation)

Saloner R, Lobo JD, Paolillo E, Letendre SL, Cherner M, Grant I, Heaton RK, Moore DJ. Cognitive and physiologic reserve uniquely relate to superior neurocognitive abilities in adults aging with HIV. (poster)

Sun-Suslow, N, Paolillo E, Saloner R, Letendre SL, Morgan EE, Moore DJ. Frailty and cognition: Cross-sectional comparison of the Fried Phenotype, Rockwood Frailty Index, and Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) Index on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. (poster)

Sundermann E, Panizzon M, Bernier RA, Galasko D, Andrews M, Banks SJ. Elucidating the relationship between testosterone and cognitive function: moderating roles of APOE4 and sex. (presentation)

Watson WM, Morgan EE, Paolillo E, Ellis RJ, Letendre SL, Grant I. Cannabis use and 7-year longitudinal cognitive trajectories among older adults. (presentation)  

Emily Paolillo and colleagues were featured in a NAM-AIDSMap news article on their paper "Cumulative burden of depression and neurocognitive decline among persons with HIV: A longitudinal study".

Caitlin Wei-Ming Watson and CMCR colleagues were featured in a San Francisco AIDS Foundation news article on their paper "Cannabis exposure is associated with a lower likelihood of neurocognitive impairment in people living with HIV".

Several HNRP investigators contributed to the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Annual Meeting in Denver on February 5-8, 2020. This year's theme was: Neuropsychology in the Era of Precision Medicine. HNRP researchers presented on topics such as cognition, HIV, substance use, medical measures and behavior.


Hussain M, Morgan EE, Iudicello JE, Heaton RK, Grant I, and the TMARC Group.  Methamphetamine dependence and low self-efficacy have an additive effect on impulsivity and disinhibition.

Kohli, M. Slower gait speed is differntially associated with worse neurocognition among persons with and without HIV.

Watson CW, Morgan EE, Paolillo EW, Ellis RJ, Letendre S, Grant I.  Recent cannabis use is associated with lower levels of inflamatory chemokines MCP-1 and IP-10 in CSF among people living with HIV.

Three days reflecting on the Department's Scientific, Educational, and Clinical Achievements (April 4, 5, and 6, 2019).


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