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Slava Rom, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Assistant Professor, Center for Substance Abuse Research

Slava Rom
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Contact Information

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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Mechanisms of regulation of the blood-brain barrier
  • HIV-1 neuropathogenesis
  • MicroRNA biology and their role in blood-brain barrier function
  • Assay development for biomarkers
  • Interactions between leukocytes and endothelium
  • Effects of drugs of abuse on endothelium
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • Fellowship, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, 2007
  • PhD, Biochemistry, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, 2005
  • BA, Biology, Pedagogical University, Krivoy Rog, Ukraine, 1993


  • American Heart Association
  • Society for NeuroImmune Pharmacology
  • International Society for Neurovirology
  • Society for Neurosciences

Digital Bibliography

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