Dr. Sanjay Mehta presents at 2018 CROI

Dr. Sanjay Mehta presented his TMARC-associated study at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) which took place in Boston, Massachusetts, March 4-7th, 2018.  CROI is an annual conference that brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases.  


Mariam Hussain Received Blue Ribbon Award at APA

Ms. Hussain received a Blue Ribbon Award at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) for her presentation “Age-Related Differences on The Virtual Reality Functional Capacity Assessment Tool (VRFCAT) in HIV Infected (HIV+) and /or Methamphetamine Dependent (METH+) Adults”.

She also was awarded a $300 APA Travel Award from the APA Science Directorate to attend this year's APA convention in order to present her findings.


IAPAC 2016 Presentation: Daily Text Message Responses as Compared to Retrospective Self Report of Antiretroviral Adherence among HIV-infected Methamphetamine Users

Dr. David J. Moore recently presented “Daily Text Message Responses as Compared to Retrospective Self Report of Antiretroviral Adherence among HIV-infected Methamphetamine Users” at the 11th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence (IAPAC). Among a sample of individuals living with HIV and who reported recent methamphetamine (METH) use, responses to text messages sent as medication prompts were significantly associated with an objective “gold standard” for measuring medication adherence (i.e., Medication Event Monitoring System; MEMS).


Jessica Montoya receives Ph.D.


Dr. Grant congratulates Jessica Montoya on receiving her PhD during at the UCSD graduation ceremony on June 17, 2017. Dr. Montoya successfully completed the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program (JDP) in Clinical Psychology and worked under the supervision of David J. Moore, Ph.D. and Igor Grant, M.D.


TMARC Represented at INS 45th Annual Meeting

TMARC affiliated presenters at the 45th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society include Drs. Lisa Obermeit and Erin Morgan.   The presentations explore sexual risk taking intentions and emotional regulation.  These topics could lead to improved understanding and treatments to prevent HIV transmission and substance abuse. 

To Cite:

Obermeit L, Morgan E, Iudicello J, Heaton R, Grant I. 2017.  The cognitive profile of sexual risk taking intentions. 45th Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society.

Morgan E, Doyle K, Heaton R, Villalobos J, Grant I. 2017. Higher levels of emotion dysregulation in methamphetamine users compared to non-users relates to neurobehavioral deficits and craving.  45th Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society.

Click here to review the posters (the ordering of the citations is alphabetical by title within year).



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