COMPREHENSIVE NEUROAIDS CENTER (cnac)
Current News and Events
The CNAC Developmental Core is now accepting materials for the 2015 Developmental Pilot Grants! Please see attached flyer for more details. All materials are due by Friday, April 3.
On Monday February 16, CNAC hosted Mario Stevenson, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Division of Infectious Diseases at Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami, as part of our ongoing City-Wide NeuroAIDS Discussion Group. Dr. Stevenson presented on “Obstacles to Eradication of HIV” and was accompanied by presentations from Prasun Datta, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Temple Department of Neuroscience; Colleen Kovacsics, PhD Candidate in Dr. Dennis Kolson’s lab at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; and Lindsay Festa, PhD Candidate in Dr. Olimpia Meucci’s lab at the Drexel University College of Medicine.
The next City-Wide NeuroAIDS Discussion Group will be held once again in conjunction with the Drexel University Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease International Symposium in June 2015. Please check back for more details!
The final City-Wide NeuroAIDS Discussion Group of 2014 took place on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the University of Pennsylvania. The keynote presentation, “How invisible is the HIV reservoir?”, was given by Dr. Una O’Doherty, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Presentations were also given by Dr. Tracy Fischer from the Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Florin Tuluc from the University of Pennsylvania, and Natalie Chen, MD/PhD Candidate from the Drexel University College of Medicine.
For a copy of the Spring 2014 CNAC Newsletter, please click here.
The 13th International Symposium on NeuroVirology will be held on June 2-6, 2015 at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, California. For information on the International Society for NeuroVirology, please visit http://www.isnv.org.
Two City-Wide NeuroAIDS Symposia were held in 2013. The first City-Wide NeuroAIDS Discussion Group took place on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Temple University’s Medical Education and Research Building. The topic of this first discussion group focused on "HIV and Aging", with a special keynote address by Avindra Nath, MD, Clinical Director of the NINDS. Presentations were also given by Kelly Jordan-Sciutto, PhD (University of Pennsylvania), Vanessa Pirrone, PhD (Drexel University), Dianne Langford, PhD (Temple University), and junior investigator Elizabeth Crowe, MD/PhD candidate (Drexel University).