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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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HIV-1 Medicine & Life Sciences
Microtubules Medicine & Life Sciences
Virus Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Viruses Chemical Compounds
Infection Medicine & Life Sciences
Terminal Repeat Sequences Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Capsid Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2012 2024

Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
Virus Replication
Virus Diseases
Amyloid Precursor Protein Secretases
Peptide Elongation Factor 1
HIV Infections

Research Output 1995 2019

  • 948 Citations
  • 28 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Letter
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Virus Diseases
Actin Cytoskeleton
3 Citations (Scopus)

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. & Xiong, Y., Aug 27 2019, In : Cell reports. 28, 9, p. 2373-2385.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Capsid Proteins
Phytic Acid

"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

Neurodegenerative Diseases
human immunodeficiency virus
Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
infectious diseases
14 Citations (Scopus)

Poxviruses Evade Cytosolic Sensing through Disruption of an mTORC1-mTORC2 Regulatory Circuit

Meade, N., Furey, C., Li, H., Verma, R., Chai, Q., Rollins, M. G., DiGiuseppe, S., Naghavi, M. H. & Walsh, D., Aug 23 2018, In : Cell. 174, 5, p. 1143-1157.e17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antiviral Agents
Poxviridae Infections