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Current HIV Research

HIV and Viral Immune Diseases

Volume 19, 6 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 1873-4251 (Online)
ISSN: 1570-162X (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current HIV Research covers all the latest and outstanding developments of HIV and viral immune diseases research by publishing original research, full-length/mini review articles and guest edited thematic issues. The novel pioneering work in the basic and clinical fields on all areas of HIV and viral immune diseases research covers: virus replication and gene expression, HIV assembly, virus-cell interaction, viral pathogenesis, epidemiology and transmission, anti-retroviral therapy and adherence, drug discovery, the latest developments in HIV/AIDS vaccines and animal models, mechanisms and interactions with AIDS related diseases, social and public health issues related to HIV disease, and prevention of viral infection. Periodically, the journal invites guest editors to devote an issue on a particular area of HIV research and viral immune diseases of great interest that increases our understanding of the viruses and its complex interaction with the host. All aspects of viral diseases including Coronavirus will be covered.

Current HIV Research

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Volume 19

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Research Article

Assessing the Effectiveness of a Telemedicine Initiative in Clinical Management of Children Living with HIV/AIDS in Maharashtra, India

, 19(3): 201 - 215

Mamta Manglani, Yashwant Gabhale, Mamatha Murad Lala, Sudha Balakrishnan, Khanindra Bhuyan, Bharat Bhushan Rewari and Maninder Singh Setia*


DOI: 10.2174/1573399817666210104102825




Research Article

Evaluation of HIV-1 Regulatory and Structural Proteins as Antigen Candidate in Mice and Humans

, 19(3): 225 - 237

Narges Farahani Khojasteh, Mehrshad Fekri, Samaneh Hemmati Shabani, Alireza Milani, Kazem Baesi and Azam Bolhassani*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18999201125212131




Research Article

Health Insurance Status of Pregnant Women and the Likelihood of Receipt of Antenatal Screening for HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

, 19(3): 248 - 259

Muhammad Ragaa Hussein , Deepa Dongarwar*, Rafeek A. Yusuf , Zenab Yusuf , Gambo Gumel Aliyu , George Ryan Elmessan and Hamisu M. Salihu


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210223124835


Research Article

Pidotimod and Immunological Activation in Individuals Infected with HIV

, 19(3): 260 - 268

Claudio Ucciferri, Katia Falasca*, Marcella Reale, Manuela Tamburro, Antonio Auricchio, Francesca Vignale and Jacopo Vecchiet


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666210111102046


Research Article

Pregnancy Among HIV-Serodiscordant Couples: Case Report of Vertical Transmission and Retrospective Case Series

, 19(3): 269 - 276

Bipasha Choudhury, Maria Stadnyk, Dolores Freire Jijon, Luke McLaughlin, Jamil N. Kanji, Carmen Charlton, Petra Smyczek, Wendy Vaudry, Stan Houston, Alena Tse-Chang and Michael T. Hawkes*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18999201231211658


Articles Ahead of Print


Chronic Immune Activation Among Treatment Naïve HIV/ HBV Coinfected Individuals From Southern India


John Paul Demosthenes, GnanaduraiJohn Fletcher, Uday George Zachariah, George Mannil Varghese, Susanne Alexander Pulimood, Priya Abraham and Rajesh Kannangai*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210506160642
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Outcomes of Methadone Maintenance Therapy Combined with Rilpivirine/Efavirenz in Treatment-Naive HIV-Infected Patients


Shizhen Huang, Cuixian Yang, Jiaying Xin, Ronghui Xie, Xinping Yang, Ruimin Zhang, Xia Li, Bo Zhang, Suyun Lei, Lizhu Hong, Xingqi Dong* and Huiqin Li*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210423123958
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Sociodemographic Characteristics, HIV-Related Risk Behaviors and HIV Prevalence of Vulnerable Men in Tehran, Iran


Minoo Mohraz*, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Ali Asadollahi-Amin, Rahele Golrokhi, Effat Merghati Khoei, Habib Yousefi, Fatemeh Jafari and Omid Dadras


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210412114627
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Lack of Association Between Recent Cannabis Use and Advanced Liver Fibrosis Among HIV-positive Heavy Drinkers


Daniel Fuster *, Kaku So-Armah, Debbie M. Cheng , Sharon M. Coleman , Natalia Gnatienko, Dmitry Lioznov, Evgeny M. Krupitsky , Matthew S. Freiberg and Jeffrey H. Samet


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210519151320
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Protective Effect of the Combination of Wild-Type Genotypes (G/G and G/G) of CCR2-64V and SDF1-3A' Genes in Serodiscordant Couples in Yaounde-Cameroon


Céline N. Nkenfou*, Constantin Tchakounté, Carine Nguefeu Nkenfou-Tchinda, Marie Nicole Ngoufack, Laeticia Grace Yatchou, Elise Elong, Rachel kamgaing, Aline Tiga, Georgia Ambada, Jules Roger Kuiate and Alexis Ndjolo


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210412121143
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Genotyping and Drug Susceptibility Patterns of M Tuberculosis Isolated from HIV Seropositive Patients in Tehran Iran


Seifu Gizaw Feyisa*, Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad, Maliheh Hasan-nejad, Siroos Amini, Gholamreza Hamzelou, Jalil Kardan-Yamchi, Hossein Kazemian, Morteza Karami-Zarandi and Mohammad Mehdi Feizabadi*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210226125335
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Duration on ART, Alcohol Use and HIV Stage May Predict Risky Sexual Behavior in a Resource-Limited Environment: A Cross-Sectional Study


Moses New-Aaron*, Happiness Kingi, Jane L. Meza, Martha H. Goedert, Stephen M Kibusi, Mkhoi L. Mkhoi, Caroline Damian Mayengo, James Charles, Siraji Shabani, Temitope O. New-Aaron, Samwel Sumba and Anlan Cheney


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210726102027
View Abstract


Prevalence of Naturally Occurring Resistance Associated Substitutions in NS3/4A Protease Inhibitors in Iranian HCV/HIV Infected Patients


Kazem Baesi, Ali Akbar Velayati, Masoumeh Farrokh Ashtiani, Kamal Fakhredini, Mohammad Banifazl, Mona Sadat Larijani, Parya Basimi and Amitis Ramezani*


DOI: 10.2174/1566523221666210707142838
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Accumulation of HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations and Methamphetamine Use


Hong-Ha M. Truong*, Robin Fatch, Steven G. Deeks, Melissa Krone, Jeffrey N. Martin, Peter W. Hunt and Paula J. Lum


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210625103902
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The impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): A retrospective nationwide study


Eric Then, Dustin J Uhlenhopp*, Mohamed Barakat, Febin John, Vijay Gayam, Michell Lopez, Tagore Sunkara and Vinaya Gaduputi


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210611145635
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Correlates of infant feeding practices among HIV-positive mothers and controls in northeast Nigeria


Mohammed A. Abdullahi, Zubairu Iliyasu*, Aishatu L. Adamu, Isa S. Abubakar, Hamisu M. Salihu and Muktar H. Aliyu


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210607115010
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Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Nigeria: Six Years Experience from a Tertiary Institution


Rabiu Ibrahim Jalo, Taiwo Amole*, Deepa Dongarwar, Hadiza Abdullahi, Fatima I. Tsiga-Ahmed, Sule A. Gaya, Musa M. Bello, Usman Bashir, Aliyu Aminu, Aminatu Kwaku, Muktar Aliyu, Hamisu Salihu and Hadiza Galadanci


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210607113153
View Abstract


Inflammatory biomarkers in the pathogenesis of respiratory dysfunction in people living with HIV


Isabel Ribes*, Sergio Reus, Santos Asensio, Mar García-Ródenas, Rafael León, Irene Portilla-Tamarit, Livia Giner and Joaquín Portilla


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210607103157
View Abstract


Published Contents

Editor's Choice


Morphological and Histopathological Study of Autopsied Patients with Atherosclerosis and HIV

, 2021; 19(2): 121 - 127

Mariana Silva Oliveira*, Bianca Gonçalves da Silva Torquato, Simone Yumi Tsuji, Laura Sanches Aguiar, Guilherme Ribeiro Juliano, Luciano Alves Matias da Silveira, Rosana Rosa Miranda Corrêa, Lenaldo Branco Rocha and Mara Lúcia da Fonseca Ferraz


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18999201029123356



MicroRNAs Profiling in HIV, HCV, and HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patients

, 2021; 19(1): 27 - 34

Mohsen Moghoofei, Sohrab Najafipour, Shayan Mostafaei , Ahmad Tavakoli , Farah Bokharaei-Salim , Saied Ghorbani, Davod Javanmard, Hadi Ghaffari and Seyed Hamidreza Monavari*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200908112113



Metabolic Syndrome in HIV-patients in Antiretroviral Therapy

, 2020; 18(6): 388 - 395

Daniel Vargas-Pacherrez*, Helma P. Cotrim, Leonardo Pires, Vitor Cunha, Vitor Coelho, Carlos Brites and Carla Daltro


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200609115615



Bone Marrow Culture Yield for the Diagnosis of Opportunistic Diseases in Patients with AIDS and Disseminated Kaposi Sarcoma

, 2020; 18(4): 277 - 282

P. Cornejo-Juárez, B. Islas-Muñoz, A.F. Ramírez-Ibargüen, G. Rosales-Pedraza, B. Chávez-Mazari, A. Martínez-Orozco and P. Volkow-Fernández*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200603145640



Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Analysis in HIV and Kaposi's Sarcoma Disease by Microarray Technique

, 2020; 18(3): 154 - 164

Ismail Koyuncu *, Ataman Gönel, Emrah Ozcan, Ebru Temiz, Şahin Toprak, Feridun Akkafa and Irfan Binici


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200130100654



Sequence and Functional Variation in the HIV-1 Rev Regulatory Axis

, 2020; 18(2): 85 - 98

Patrick E.H. Jackson*, Godfrey Dzhivhuho, David Rekosh and Marie-Louise Hammarskjold


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200106112842



Small Animal Models for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis: Proceedings of an NIAID Workshop

, 2020; 18(1): 19 - 28

Ramesh Akkina, Daniel L. Barber, Moses T. Bility, Karl-Dimiter Bissig, Benjamin J. Burwitz, Katrin Eichelberg, Janice J. Endsley, J. Victor Garcia, Richard Hafner, Petros C. Karakousis, Brent E. Korba, Rajen Koshy, Chris Lambros, Stephan Menne, Eric L. Nuermberger, Alexander Ploss, Brendan K. Podell, Larisa Y. Poluektova, Brigitte E. Sanders-Beer*, Selvakumar Subbian and Angela Wahl


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666191223114019





Open Access Articles

A Review of Current Strategies Towards the Elimination of Latent HIV-1 and Subsequent HIV-1 Cure

, 2021; 19(1): 14 - 26

Edward K. Maina*, Asma A. Adan, Haddison Mureithi, Joseph Muriuki and Raphael M. Lwembe






Genetic Diversity and Drug Resistance of HIV-1 CRF55_01B in Guangdong, China

, 2020; 18(3): 210 - 218

Guolong Yu*, Yan Li, Xuhe Huang, Pingping Zhou, Jin Yan, Xinge Yan, Xiaobing Fu, Yang Fang, Jun Liu, Jie Li, Xiang He and Peng Lin




Regulatory T Cell Counts and Development of Malignancy in Patients with HIV Infection

, 2020; 18(3): 201 - 209

Marianna Politou, Sofia Boti, Theodoros Androutsakos*, Athanasios Kontos, Abraham Pouliakis, Violetta Kapsimali, George Panayiotakopoulos, Theodore Kordossis, Petros Karakitsos and Nikolaos V. Sipsas





Sequence and Functional Variation in the HIV-1 Rev Regulatory Axis

, 2020; 18(2): 85 - 98

Patrick E.H. Jackson*, Godfrey Dzhivhuho, David Rekosh and Marie-Louise Hammarskjold





Small Animal Models for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis: Proceedings of an NIAID Workshop

, 2020; 18(1): 19 - 28

Ramesh Akkina, Daniel L. Barber, Moses T. Bility, Karl-Dimiter Bissig, Benjamin J. Burwitz, Katrin Eichelberg, Janice J. Endsley, J. Victor Garcia, Richard Hafner, Petros C. Karakousis, Brent E. Korba, Rajen Koshy, Chris Lambros, Stephan Menne, Eric L. Nuermberger, Alexander Ploss, Brendan K. Podell, Larisa Y. Poluektova, Brigitte E. Sanders-Beer*, Selvakumar Subbian and Angela Wahl






The Increase of HIV-1 Infection, Neurocognitive Impairment, and Type 2 Diabetes in The Rio Grande Valley

, 2019; 17(6): 377 - 387

Roberto De La Garza, Hansapani Rodrigo, Francisco Fernandez and Upal Roy*




Molecular Genetics and the Incidence of Transmitted Drug Resistance Among Pre-Treatment HIV-1 Infected Patients in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

, 2019; 17(5): 335 - 342

Tennison Onoriode Digban*, Benson Chucks Iweriebor, Larry Chikwelu Obi, Uchechuwku Nwodo and Anthony Ifeanyi Okoh




Frailty among HIV-1 Infected Adults under Antiretroviral Therapy in Indonesia

, 2019; 17(3): 204 - 213

Wulunggono Wulunggono, Evy Yunihastuti*, Hamzah Shatri, Edy Rizal Wahyudi and Youdiil Ophinni




HIV Epidemiology and Prevention in Southwestern China: Trends from 1996-2017

, 2019; 17(2): 85 - 93

Huanhuan Chen, Liuhong Luo, Stephen W. Pan, Guanghua Lan, Qiuying Zhu, Jianjun Li, Jinhui Zhu, Yi Chen, Zhiyong Shen, Xianming Ge, Zhenzhu Tang, Hui Xing, Yiming Shao, Yuhua Ruan* and Wenmin Yang*





Most Cited Articles


Review Article

Updated studies on the development of HIV therapeutic vaccine

, 2019; 17(2): 75-84.

Mona Sadat Larijani, Amitis Ramezani and Seyed Mehdi Sadat*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190618160608




General Research Article

Binding insight of anti-HIV phytocompounds with prime targets of HIV: A molecular dynamics simulation analysis

, 2020; 18(2): 132-141.

Jaykant Vora, Mohd Athar, Sonam Sinha, Prakash C. Jha and Neeta Shrivastava*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200129112509


Research Article

Design, synthesis, docking studies and biological activities novel 2,3-diaryl-4-quinazolinone derivatives as anti-HIV-1 agents

, 2019; 17(3): 214-222.

Zahra Hajimahdi, Rezvan Zabihollahi, Mohamad Reza Aghasadeghi and Afshin Zarghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190911125359



Review Article

HIV epidemiology and prevention in southwestern China: Trends from 1996-2017

, 2019; 17(2): 85-93.

Huanhuan Chen, Liuhong Luo, Stephen W. Pan, Guanghua Lan, Qiuying Zhu, Jianjun Li, Jinhui Zhu, Yi Chen, Zhiyong Shen, Xianming Ge, Zhenzhu Tang, Hui Xing, Yiming Shao, Yuhua Ruan* and Wenmin Yang*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190703163838


Research Article

Induction of a robust humoral response using HIV-1 VLP<sup>MPER-V3</sup> as a novel candidate vaccine in BALB/c mice

, 2019; 17(1): 33-41.

Fatemeh Tohidi, Seyed Mehdi Sadat*, Azam Bolhassani, Ramin Yaghobi and Mona Sadat Larijani


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666190306124218


Research Article

Prevalence of COVID-19-like symptoms among people living with HIV, and using antiretroviral therapy for prevention and treatment

, 2020; 18(5): 373-380.

SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Maryam Ghadimi, Mahboubeh Hajiabdolbaghi, Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad, Ladan Abbasian, Malihe Hassan Nezhad, SeyedAli Dehghan Manshadi, Fatemeh Ghadimi and Zahra Ahmadinejad*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200712175535


Research Article

Impact of lopinavir/ritonavir and efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy on the lipid profile of chinese HIV/AIDS treatment-naïve patients in Beijing: A retrospective study

, 2019; 17(5): 324-334.

Lili Dai*, An Liu, Hongwei Zhang, Hao Wu, Tong Zhang, Bin Su, Ying Shao, Jianwei Li, Jiangzhu Ye, Sarah Robbins Scott, Supriya D. Mahajan*, Stanley A Schwartz, Hongwei Yu and Lijun Sun


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666191025115508



Review Article

Epidemiology of HIV in Iran

, 2020; 18(4): 228-236.

Zeinab Najafi, Leila Taj, Omid Dadras, Fatemeh Ghadimi, Banafsheh Moradmand and SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200605152317


Conference Proceedings

Small animal models for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis b, and tuberculosis: Proceedings of an NIAID workshop

, 2020; 18(1): 19-28.

Ramesh Akkina, Daniel L. Barber, Moses T. Bility, Karl-Dimiter Bissig, Benjamin J. Burwitz, Katrin Eichelberg, Janice J. Endsley, J. Victor Garcia, Richard Hafner, Petros C. Karakousis, Brent E. Korba, Rajen Koshy, Chris Lambros, Stephan Menne, Eric L. Nuermberger, Alexander Ploss, Brendan K. Podell, Larisa Y. Poluektova, Brigitte E. Sanders-Beer*, Selvakumar Subbian and Angela Wahl


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666191223114019


Review Article

The increase of HIV-1 infection, neurocognitive impairment, and type 2 diabetes in the rio grande valley

, 2019; 17(6): 377-387.

Roberto De La Garza, Hansapani Rodrigo, Francisco Fernandez and Upal Roy*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666191029162235



Most Accessed Articles




Assessing the Effectiveness of a Telemedicine Initiative in Clinical Management of Children Living with HIV/AIDS in Maharashtra, India

, 2021; 19(3): 201-215.

Mamta Manglani, Yashwant Gabhale, Mamatha Murad Lala, Sudha Balakrishnan, Khanindra Bhuyan, Bharat Bhushan Rewari and Maninder Singh Setia*


DOI: 10.2174/1573399817666210104102825


Evaluation of HIV-1 Regulatory and Structural Proteins as Antigen Candidate in Mice and Humans

, 2021; 19(3): 225-237.

Narges Farahani Khojasteh, Mehrshad Fekri, Samaneh Hemmati Shabani, Alireza Milani, Kazem Baesi and Azam Bolhassani*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18999201125212131


Autoantibodies Among HIV-1 Infected Individuals and the Effect of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) on It

, 2021; 19(3): 277-285.

Runal John Steve, Diviya Alex, Binesh Lal Yesudhason, John Antony Jude Prakash, Nitty Skariah Mathews, Dolly Daniel, Veena Vadhini Ramalingam, John Paul Demosthenes, Ben Chirag Ghale, Raghavendran Anantharam, Grace Rebekah, Priscilla Rupali, George Mannil Varghese and Rajesh Kannangai*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210217120337


Pregnancy Among HIV-Serodiscordant Couples: Case Report of Vertical Transmission and Retrospective Case Series

, 2021; 19(3): 269-276.

Bipasha Choudhury, Maria Stadnyk, Dolores Freire Jijon, Luke McLaughlin, Jamil N. Kanji, Carmen Charlton, Petra Smyczek, Wendy Vaudry, Stan Houston, Alena Tse-Chang and Michael T. Hawkes*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18999201231211658



Health Insurance Status of Pregnant Women and the Likelihood of Receipt of Antenatal Screening for HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

, 2021; 19(3): 248-259.

Muhammad Ragaa Hussein , Deepa Dongarwar*, Rafeek A. Yusuf , Zenab Yusuf , Gambo Gumel Aliyu , George Ryan Elmessan and Hamisu M. Salihu


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X19666210223124835


Pidotimod and Immunological Activation in Individuals Infected with HIV

, 2021; 19(3): 260-268.

Claudio Ucciferri, Katia Falasca*, Marcella Reale, Manuela Tamburro, Antonio Auricchio, Francesca Vignale and Jacopo Vecchiet


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666210111102046



Small Animal Models for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis: Proceedings of an NIAID Workshop

, 2020; 18(1): 19-28.

Ramesh Akkina, Daniel L. Barber, Moses T. Bility, Karl-Dimiter Bissig, Benjamin J. Burwitz, Katrin Eichelberg, Janice J. Endsley, J. Victor Garcia, Richard Hafner, Petros C. Karakousis, Brent E. Korba, Rajen Koshy, Chris Lambros, Stephan Menne, Eric L. Nuermberger, Alexander Ploss, Brendan K. Podell, Larisa Y. Poluektova, Brigitte E. Sanders-Beer*, Selvakumar Subbian and Angela Wahl


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666191223114019


Design, Synthesis, Molecular Modeling and Anti-HIV Assay of Novel Quinazolinone Incorporated Coumarin Derivatives

, 2020; 18(1): 41-51.

Mahdieh Safakish, Zahra Hajimahdi, Mohammad R. Aghasadeghi, Rouhollah Vahabpour and Afshin Zarghi*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X17666191210105809


Prevalence of COVID-19-like Symptoms among People Living with HIV, and Using Antiretroviral Therapy for Prevention and Treatment

, 2020; 18(5): 373-380.

SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Maryam Ghadimi, Mahboubeh Hajiabdolbaghi, Mehrnaz Rasoolinejad, Ladan Abbasian, Malihe Hassan Nezhad, SeyedAli Dehghan Manshadi, Fatemeh Ghadimi and Zahra Ahmadinejad*


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200712175535


History of Alcohol Consumption and HIV Status Related to Functional Connectivity Differences in the Brain During Working Memory Performance

, 2020; 18(3): 181-193.

Vaughn E. Bryant*, Joseph M. Gullett, Eric C. Porges, Robert L. Cook, Kendall J. Bryant, Adam J. Woods, John Williamson, Nicole Ennis and Ronald A. Cohen


DOI: 10.2174/1570162X18666200217100123




Editor-in-Chief

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Yuntao Wu
National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases
School of Systems Biology
George Mason University
Manassas, VA
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