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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
Cohort Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Virus Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1983 2017

  • 2192 Citations
  • 73 Article
  • 11 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

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. & 40 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, Althoff, K., Cox, C., D'Souza, G., Golub, E., Schollenberger, J., Seaberg, E. C., Su, S., Huebner, R. E., Dominguez, G. & 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

HIV Seropositivity
Bone Remodeling
HIV Infections
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

HIV Infections
Executive Function
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hepatitis C
White Matter