Meet Our Investigators
Pilot Award Recipient: Valeria Avdoshina, MD, PhD
Co-Director of the Clinical and Population Sciences Core: Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH
New NIH Award: Mark Burke, PhD
Valeria Avdoshina, MD, PhD has received a Pilot Award to study the role of tubulin post-translational modifications in HIV neurodegeneration. Dr. Avdoshina is a Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Georgetown University.
As a former DC D-CFAR Pilot Award recipient, Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH, knows firsthand the importance of the translational element that the DC D-CFAR brings in connecting communities, researchers and clinicians. Now the Co-Director of the Clinical and Population Sciences Core and Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the George Washington University, Dr. Magnus feels her role in the CFAR is to facilitate this marriage.
The DC D-CFAR would like to congratulate DC D-CFAR member Dr. Mark Burke, PhD, for his new NIH award, "Mechanisms of Pediatric HIV Neurological Impairment, 1R03MH107261-01".