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Research Areas and Highlights

Programmatic Research Areas

  • Neurovirology
  • Neuroinjury and Protection
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Comorbidity Pathogens
  • Pathogenesis and Animal Models
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Translational and Clinical Research

Program Features

  • NIH supported joint training program in NeuroAIDS
  • Interdisciplinary training environment
  • Emphasis on translational research
  • Multi-institutional training faculty
  • Dual institution student mentorship
  • Faculty mentors with extensive experience in graduate education
  • Inter-institutional PhD student training committees
  • Mentorship skill development for students
  • Career development office to provide career counseling
  • Inter-institutional NeuroAIDS Research Seminar Series, Journal Club, and Student Seminar Series
  • Access to University of Pennsylvania Center for AIDS Research
  • Activities
  • Large HIV/AIDS patient population for investigational clinical and translational studies
  • Newly constructed and remodeled research training environments
  • State-of-the-art facilities