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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Harris Gelbard
Research Interest: Molecular mechanisms and potential pharmacological and gene therapeutic interventions for neurologic disease associated with HIV-1 infection of the central nervous system.


Matthew Bellizzi
Research Interest: How HIV-1 can disrupt normal cognitive functions by altering homeostasis between microglia and synaptic networks

Research Staff

Graduate Students

Mariah Marrero
Research Interest:

Elucidating the role of High mobility group box 1 in blood-brain barrier breakdown and neuroinflammation