Professor of Pathology (Neuropathology) and Neuroscience. Founder and Principal Investigator of the Manhattan HIV Brain Bank.
Neuropathology and Manhattan HIV Brain Bank
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
AIDS/HIV, Addiction, Basal Ganglia, Behavior, Brain, Cerebral Cortex, Hepatitis C Virus, Hippocampus, Infectious Disease, Inflammation, Neurobiology, Neuromuscular System, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex, Spinal Cord, Viruses and Virology
MD, Duke University
New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
Nervous System Abnormalities in HIV
Dr. Morgello is the principal investigator of a large, multidisciplinary cohort study/ research resource; examining neurologic, neuropsychologic, psychiatric, neuropathologic, and general medicine abnormalities in HIV.
The Manhattan HIV Brain Bank
The purpose of this study is to understand the complex nature of nervous system disorders in HIV, and to create a fluid and tissue bank to support qualified AIDS researchers interested in neuroAIDS and AIDS research.
Morgello S, Murray J, Van Der Elst S, Byrd D. HCV, but not HIV, is a risk factor for cerebral small vessel disease. Neurology® neuroimmunology & neuroinflammation 2014 Oct; 1(3).
Fellows RP, Byrd DA, Morgello S. Effects of information processing speed on learning, memory, and executive functioning in people living with HIV/AIDS. Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology 2014; 36(8).
Byrd D, Murray J, Safdieh G, Morgello S. Impact of opiate addiction on neuroinflammation in HIV. Journal of neurovirology 2012 Oct; 18(5).
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