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Research Interests

Quantitative MR strategies for in vivo measurement of structural and functional status. Early HIV infection. Risk factors and biomarkers (particularly cytokines and chemokines)of brain injury and cognitive decline in HIV infection and in CNS disorders.


  • Stroke
  • Cytokines
  • Neurologic complications of AIDS
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Acute HIV infection
  • Quantitative MRI
  • Network Science
  • Aging
  • Big Data

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HIV Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Medicine & Life Sciences
HIV Infections Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Virus Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Cohort Studies Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1983 2017

  • 2116 Citations
  • 71 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article

A novel ensemble approach on regionalized neural networks for brain disorder prediction

Zheng, L., Zhang, J., Cao, B., Yu, P. S. & Ragin, A. Apr 3 2017 32nd Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F128005, p. 817-823 7 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Neural networks
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Computer vision
Data mining

Cognitive function in early HIV infection

Prakash, A., Hou, J., Liu, L., Gao, Y., Kettering, C. & Ragin, A. B. Apr 1 2017 In : Journal of NeuroVirology. 23, 2, p. 273-282 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

HIV Infections
Executive Function

Structural deep brain network mining

Wang, S., He, L., Cao, B., Lu, C. T., Yu, P. S. & Ragin, A. B. Aug 13 2017 KDD 2017 - Proceedings of the 23rd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F129685, p. 475-484 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Unsupervised learning
Bioelectric potentials

The association between physical activity and cognition in men with and without HIV infection

Monroe, A. K., Zhang, L., Jacobson, L. P., Plankey, M. W., Brown, T. T., Miller, E. N., Martin, E., Becker, J. T., Levine, A. J., Ragin, A. & Sacktor, N. C. Sep 1 2017 In : HIV Medicine. 18, 8, p. 555-563 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

HIV Infections
Odds Ratio
1 Citations

Transcriptome analyses identify key cellular factors associated with HIV-1-associated neuropathogenesis in infected men

Venkatachari, N. J., Jain, S., Walker, L., Bivalkar-Mehla, S., Chattopadhyay, A., Bar-Joseph, Z., Rinaldo, C., Ragin, A., Seaberg, E., Levine, A., Becker, J., Martin, E., Sacktor, N. & Ayyavoo, V. Mar 13 2017 In : AIDS. 31, 5, p. 623-633 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gene Expression Profiling
AIDS Dementia Complex
Neurocognitive Disorders
Viral Proteins