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HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care


Prof. Dr. Ogunrin

Neurology, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Ogunrin

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Ogunrin

Dr Olubunmi A. Ogunrin is a consultant neurologist at the University Hospitals of North Midlands, Stoke-on-Trent, UK. He was until recently a professor of internal medicine and neurology and honorary consultant physician and neurologist at the University of Benin and University Teaching Hospital Nigeria respectively. He graduated Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (First Class honours), the Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery, and Master of Science in Bioethics. He received his PhD at University of Liverpool, UK. He is a fellow of the West African College of Physicians, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, African Scientific Institute and Royal College of Physicians of London. He is a recipient of Certificates in Neuroscience (South Africa), Applied Epidemiology (Emory University/CDC USA) and Medical Statistics (Stanford University, USA). He is a National Institute of Health’s Fogarty International Centre/National Human Genome Research Institute Scholar.
Dr Ogunrin’s research interest is in cognitive neurology of HIV/AIDS ad epilepsy. He has studied the frequency and pattern of cognitive impairments among HIV/AID patients, the effects of highly active anti-retroviral medications on cognitive performances of affected patients and conducted meta-analysis on the impact of cognitive impairments on the overall quality of life of patients with HIV. He also conducts research in the confluent areas of neuroepidemiology, opportunistic infections in HIV, informed consent, and community engagement in genomic research. He is a reviewer to several neurology, bioethics and general medical journals and has authored scientific papers in neurology and bioethics journals.


Editorial Board

Mr Zelalem Addis, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.

James Ekere Essien, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes & Policy; Director, Institute of Community Health, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

Maria Fernandez, Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Florida, USA

Ramesh Ganju, Scott Endowed Professor of Pathology, Vice-Chair Experimental Pathology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Erica L. Gollub, Professor at the Health Science Program, College of Health Professions, Pace University, New York, USA.

Jag H. Khalsa, Special Volunteer at NIDA/NIH, USA.

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, FAAP, FAHA is the A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; the Chief of Service of Pediatrics at Kaleida Health; the Medical Director of Pediatric Services Business Development at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital; President of UBMD Pediatrics (University at Buffalo Pediatric Associates, Inc.); and a Consultant in Pediatrics and Cardio-Oncology for the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, United States.

Stuart A. Lipton, MD, PhD, Professor and Founding Director, Neurodegeneration New Medicine Center, Step Family Foundation Endowed Chair, Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California; Professor, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Yale School of Medicine; Clinical Neurology Attending Physician, UC San Diego Health System, USA.

Charles F. Mactutus, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, Professor and Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

Rick B. Meeker, Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA; Adjunct Professor, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC, USA

Italo Mocchetti, Professor and Vice-chair, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA

Thomas Quinn, Professor, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

John J. Rossi, Lidow Family Research Chair, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Dean, Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Beckman Research Insitute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA

Raymond F. Schinazi, Frances Winship Walters Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Director, Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology, Director, HIV Cure Scientific Working Group, Emory University Center for AIDS Research, Atlanta, GA, USA

Jianguo (Tony) Sun, Professor, Statistics, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, USA.

John A. Zaia, M.D., Director, Center for Gene Therapy, Aaron D. and Edith Miller Chair for Gene Therapy; Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute Department of Hematology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA

Carmen D. Zorrilla, Professor, School of Medicine, OB-GYN Department, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico