Personal profile

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.

Training Experience

1989Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Chicago

Education / Academic qualification

PhD, Northwestern University

… → 1987


  • Brain
  • Nervous System
  • Network Science
  • Neurologic complications of AIDS
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Acute HIV infection
  • Structural and Functional Neuroimaging
  • Quantitative MRI
  • Aging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Cohort Studies Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1983 2017

Kaplan-Meier Estimate

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural networks
Computer vision
Data mining

Changes in bone turnover markers with HIV seroconversion and ART initiation

Slama, L. , Reddy, S. , Phair, J. , Palella, F. J. , Brown, T. T. , Margolick, J. B. , Crain, B. , Dobs, A. , Farzadegan, H. , Gallant, J. , Johnson-Hill, L. , Plankey, M. , Sacktor, N. , Selnes, O. , Shepard, J. , Thio, C. , Wolinsky, S. M. , Phair, J. P. , Badri, S. , O'Gorman, M. & 31 others Ostrow, D., Palella, F., Ragin, A., Detels, R., Martínez-Maza, O., Aronow, A., Bolan, R., Breen, E., Butch, A., Jamieson, B., Miller, E. N., Oishi, J., Vinters, H., Wiley, D., Witt, M., Yang, O., Young, S., Zhang, Z. F., Rinaldo, C. R., Kingsley, L. A., Becker, J. T., Cranston, R. D., Martinson, J. J., Mellors, J. W., Silvestre, A. J., Stall, R. D., Jacobson, L. P., Munoz, A., Alison, Abraham & behalf of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study group (MACS) Jan 1 2017 In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 72, 5, p. 1456-1461 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV Seropositivity
Bone Remodeling
HIV Infections
3 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV Infections
Executive Function
3 Citations

Improvements in brain and behavior following eradication of hepatitis C

Kuhn, T., Sayegh, P., Jones, J. D., Smith, J., Sarma, M. K., Ragin, A., Singer, E. J., Albert Thomas, M., Thames, A. D., Castellon, S. A. & Hinkin, C. H. Aug 1 2017 In : Journal of NeuroVirology. 23, 4, p. 593-602 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C