TMARC Investigators

Igor Grant, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), Director of the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Program (HNRP)

Dr. Grant is a Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Psychiatry Department in the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. He is Director of the HNRP, which includes the California NeuroAIDS Tissue Network (CNTN), the Translational Methamphetamine AIDS Research Center (TMARC), the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center (HNRC), the CNS HIV Anti-Retroviral Therapy Effects Research (CHARTER) and the University of California Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR). Dr. Grant is the founding Editor of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society and founding co-editor of the journal AIDS and Behavior.

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Name Position Phone
Translational Methamphetamine AIDS Research Center (TMARC) 619.543.5000
Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBPMDI) 858.646.3100
Igor Grant, M.D. Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychiatry; TMARC Center Director; Head, ACC/Chief, Executive Unit; Co-Investigator, Project 3 858.534.3684
Ian S. Abramson, Ph.D. Professor and Vice Chair of Mathematics, Unit Chief, DMIS 858.534.3657
Cristian L. Achim, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry and Pathology; TMARC Co-Director; Director, Neuroscience and Animal Models Core 858.822.1879
Sarah L. Archibald, M.A. Specialist; Co-Investigator, Neuroimaging Core 858.534.4104
J. Hampton Atkinson, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry; Chief, ACC-Participant Unit 619.543.5013
Gregory G. Brown, Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Neuroimaging Core 858.642.3166
Ariel Brinkerhoff, B.S. Program Coordinator 619.543.4749
Mariana Cherner, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Center Manager; Director, Pilot and Developmental Core 619.543.5048
Ronald J. Ellis, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Neurosciences; TMARC Co-Director; Co-Investigator, Behavioral Assessment and Medical Core 619.543.5079
Christine Fennema-Notestine, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Radiology; Co-Investigator, Neuroimaging Core 858.246.0605
Mark A. Geyer, Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry; Co-Investigator, Project 1 916.543.3852
Amanda B. Grethe, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Project 2 858.246.0604
Robert K. Heaton, Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry; Co-Director, Behavioral Assessment and Medical Core/Chief, Neuropsychiatric Unit 858.534.4044
John R. Hesselink, M.D. Professor of Radiology; Co-Investigator, Neuroimaging Core 619.543.2949
Jennifer E. Iudicello, Ph.D. Assistant Research Scientist, Psychiatry; Pilot Director, PS1 619.543.5027
Marcus Kaul, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute; Director, Project 5; Chief, Neuroscience and Animal Models Core-Animal Models Unit 858.795.5215
Scott L. Letendre, M.D. Professor of Medicine; TMARC Co-Director; Co-Director, Behavioral Assessment and Medical Core/Chief, Neuromedical and Laboratory Unit 619.543.4730
Stuart A. Lipton, M.D., Ph.D. Director of the Del E. Webb Neuroscience, Aging and Stem Cell Research Center; Professor of Neurosciences, UCSD; Co-Investigator, Pilot and Developmental Core 858.657.8540

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