• 1011 Citations

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Research Interests

Our research is focused on three main areas: 1. Microtubule regulators and their role in virus infection. 2. The role of the kinesin-1 adaptor protein, FEZ1 in HIV-1 infection. 3. Understanding HIV-1 Infection in the Brain and HIV-Induced Neurodegeneration. Please visit our lab webpage for the most up to date information on our ongoing research: http://labs.feinberg.northwestern.edu/naghavi/

Training Experience

2006Postdoctoral Fellowship, Columbia University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Karolinska Institutet

… → 2001

Research interests

  • AIDS
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Viral Pathogenesis
  • Virology

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  • Research Output

    • 1011 Citations
    • 29 Article
    • 2 Comment/debate
    • 2 Review article
    • 1 Letter

    HIV-1 Exploits CLASP2 To Induce Microtubule Stabilization and Facilitate Virus Trafficking to the Nucleus

    Mitra, S., Shanmugapriya, S., Santos da Silva, E. & Naghavi, M. H., Jul 1 2020, In : Journal of virology. 94, 14

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Exploitation of Cytoskeletal Networks during Early Viral Infection

    Walsh, D. & Naghavi, M. H., Jan 2019, In : Trends in Microbiology. 27, 1, p. 39-50 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 9 Scopus citations

    FEZ1 Is Recruited to a Conserved Cofactor Site on Capsid to Promote HIV-1 Trafficking

    Huang, P. T., Summers, B. J., Xu, C., Perilla, J. R., Malikov, V., Naghavi, M. H. & Xiong, Y., Aug 27 2019, In : Cell reports. 28, 9, p. 2373-2385.e7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 7 Scopus citations

    "APP"reciating the complexity of HIV-induced neurodegenerative diseases

    Naghavi, M. H., Oct 2018, In : PLoS pathogens. 14, 10, e1007309.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations