HIV lies dormant in brain, increasing risk of dementia, but how?

Published: May 23rd, 2018

Category: MBI News

Douglas MillerIt was recently discovered that successful suppression of HIV infection and resultant increased life expectancy comes with an higher risk for developing dementia, addiction and other neurological problems.

MBI researcher Doug Miller discusses new research that identified one of the underlying mechanisms for the neurological and neuropsychiatric comorbidities associated with HIV infection, that are directly or indirectly linked to the disruptions of dopamine stability in the brain.

Click here to read Miller’s article in
The Conversation further explaining his research.