HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia, but how?

Published: May 29th, 2018

Category: News and Events

It was recently discovered that successful suppression of HIV infection and resultant increased life expectancy comes with an higher risk for developing dementia, addiction and other neurological problems.

MBI researcher Doug Miller discusses new research that identified one of the underlying mechanisms for the neurological and neuropsychiatric comorbidities associated with HIV infection, that are directly or indirectly linked to the disruptions of dopamine stability in the brain.

Click here to read the article in The Conversation further explaining this research.