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Professor Bruce Brew

St Vincent's Clinical School
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Research Interests:
HIV related dementia: the pathogenesis in terms of neurotropic viruses and the host response in particular excitotoxins and other neurotoxins produced by the kynurenine pathway. Collaboration exists with several centres in the US, Italy, and Sweden. Alzheimer's disease and neural stem cells

Broad Research Areas:
Neurology, Neuroscience, HIV - AIDS, Clinical Research, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Qualifications:
MBBS Syd, DMedSci (Syd Uni), DSc (UNSW) FRACP FAAN

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Member of Australian Association of Neurologists, Appointed Corresponding Fellow of American Association of Neurologists , New York Academy of Sciences , American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member of the Australasian Society of HIV Medicine, International AIDS Society, Member of The Research Group on CSF of the World Federation of Neurology, Member of The Neuroimmunology Research Group of the World Federation of Neurology, President of the International Society for Neurovirology

Specific Research Keywords:
Neurology, Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology, Neurochemistry, Neural Stem Cells

Awards: 

Order of Australia - AM

Finalist in the Eureka Awards on two separate occsions

Keywords: 
neurology
neurosciences & neurology
neurological disorders
clinical neurology
alzheimer's disease
neurodegenerative diseases
neuroimmunology
neurochemistry
neural stem cells
multiple sclerosis
mnd
hiv/aids
hiv/aids prevention
aids dementia complex