HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders: recent advances in pathogenesis, biomarkers, and treatment

Authors: Antonia Carroll, Bruce Brew

Journal: F1000Research

Year Published: 2017

HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) remain prevalent despite plasma viral suppression by antiretroviral agents. In fact, the prevalence of milder subtypes of cognitive impairment is increasing. Neuropsychologic testing remains the “gold standard” of diagnosis; however, this is […]

A Screening Strategy for HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders That Accurately Identifies Patients Requiring Neurological Review

Authors: Mark Bloch, Jody Kamminga, Avindra Jayewardene, Michael Bailey, Angela Carberry, Trina Vincent, Dick Quan, Paul Maruff, Bruce Brew, Lucette A Cysique

Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases

Year Published: 2016

Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) are not routinely assessed due to the lack of an adequate screening strategy. We aimed to develop a clinically relevant screening procedure for symptomatic HAND, validated against a […]

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