Congratulations to Dr. Raeanne Moore on Receiving a Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program Award

Dr. Moore received a Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program award entitled, "Remote Sensing Technology to Improve Community-Based Fall Risk Assessment and Prevention Among Older Adults Living with HIV".  Her research interests and specialization includes HIV and aging, mHealth, neurocognition and everyday functioning, and positive psychological traits.

Examples of publications:


HNRP Staff and Investigators at San Diego March for Science!

The March for Science took place on April 22, 2017 in cities all over the United States and the world.  15,000 people attended the event in San Diego.  The event aimed to build awareness for the importance of science in society.   Diverse groups of scientists and their allies attended to stand up for community, health, economy and the environment.  The March for Science­ San Diego advocates public policy that both supports, and is supported by, openly shared science.


CROI 2017

The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) occurs from February 13, 2017 to February 16, 2017, in Seattle, Washington.

Presentations and posters that HNRP affiliated investigators contributed to (available on the CROI website after the conference ends) include:

Blumenthal J, Moore D, Psaros C, Amico R, Ellorin E, Kofron R, Caplan M, Morris S, Landovitz R, Stockman J.  PrEPing for a PREP demonstration project: Understanding awareness and perspectives among women in Southern California.

Chaillon A, Gaines T, Gonzalez-Zuniga P, Stockman J, Almaza-Reyes H, Chavez J, Vera A, Patterson T, Scott B, Smith D, Strathdee S, Mehta S.  HIV transmission dynamics in Tijuana, Mexico: Real-time identification of a new transmission cluster.

Chaillon A, Gianella S, Mutlu E, Engen P, Voigt R, Keshavarzian A, Losurdo J, Lada S, Nakazawa M, Landay A.  Impact of mucosal CMV and EBV replication on enteric microbiome during HIV-infection.


Dr. Sara Gianella Highlighted in HIV/AIDS Advisor Article

Sara Gianella, MD participated in a Q&A interview exploring sex and gender bias in the realm of HIV research and treatment. This is an important discussion as over half of all the people living with HIV infection worldwide are women.

Dr. Sara Gianella is an expert research physician affiliated with UCSD’s HIV Neurobehavioral Research Program (HNRP), Anti-Viral Research Center (AVRC), and Center for Aids Research (CFAR).

Click Here to read the full article.

INS 45th Annual Meeting

HNRP affiliated investigators present at the 45th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, New Orleans, LA,  2/1/17- 2/4/17.

Their works personify the diversity and interdisciplinary aspects of research produced by HNRP associated scientists. These researchers attempt to explore both the mechanisms of neurocognitive dysfunction and its impacts on the individual afflicted.


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