Robert K Heaton, PhD, Director of the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center (HNRC)

Dr. Heaton is a Professor of Psychiatry in the University of California, San Diego Department of Psychiatry. He is internationally known for his research on the neuropsychological (NP) effects of schizophrenia, as well as his work in several other areas including the neurobehavioral aspects of HIV-infection, and in the development of comprehensive demographically corrected norms for NP tests. He serves as the Associate Editor for the Journal Assessment. He is co-editor of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, and serves on the editorial board of several other journals. Dr. Heaton has been responsible for the development of comprehensive norms for the Expanded Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery. He works as a consultant on several international projects.


Ian Abramson, Ph.D. - Data Management and Information Systems Unit Head, Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics 
Cristian L. Achim, M.D., Ph.D. - Co-Director, Neurobiology Unit Head; Professor of Psychiatry 
J. Hampton Atkinson, M.D. - Participant Accrual and Retention Unit Head, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry
Ajay Bharti, M.D. - Co-I Developmental Core, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Pieter Dorrestein, Ph.D. - Co-Director, Mircobiome Core, Professor, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
Ronald J. Ellis, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Director HNRC, and NeuroMedical Unit Head; Professor of Neurosciences

Christine Fennema-Notestine, Ph.D. - Neuroimaging Unit Head Co-I; Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology

Sara Gianella-Weibel, Ph.D. -  NeuroVirology Unit Head; Associate Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Igor Grant, M.D. - Co-Director; Professor of Psychiatry

Robert K. Heaton, Ph.D. - Director Center, Coordinating Unit Head; Professor of Psychiatry

Jennifer Iudicello, Ph.D. - Center Manager; Assistant Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry

Rob Knight, Ph.D. - Co-Director Microbiome Core; Professor of Pediatrics
Scott Letendre, M.D. - Associate Director HNRC, Laboratory Unit Head and Director, Developmental Core; Laboratory Unit Head; Professor of Medicine
Allen McCutchan, M.D., MSc - Developmental Core; Professor of Medicine
David J Moore, Ph.D. - Co-Director and Neurobehavioral Unit Head, Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Murray B. Stein, M.D. - Co-Director/Psychiatry Unit Head, Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Florin Vaida, Ph.D. - Statistics Unit Head; Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine & Public Health

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