Global Neurology Forum – Exploring Core Challenges Track

The Contributions of HIV to Brain Health Internationally

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
9 to 10:30 AM PDT
5 to 6:30 PM GMT+1
Via Zoom

The Global Neurology Forum is organized by the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) and the Global Teleneurology Service (GTS) at UCSF and: 

  • Provides an opportunity for learning and dialogue about the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions worldwide
  • Aims to enhance understanding of these conditions and increase awareness of approaches to care in varied settings
  • Is for a global audience, including in resource-limited settings, to consider challenges in brain health and how to change the perception of neurological disease
  • Has two tracks: Clinical Pathological Case Conferences (CPCs) organized by GBHI and Exploring Core Challenges in Global Neurology organized by GTS
  • Is for educational purposes only. The program will be in English with a translation of key remarks as needed. There is no cost to participate.

Join us for a 90-minute program by videoconference.


Victor Valcour, MD, PhD, Professor of Geriatric Medicine in Neurology, UCSF; Executive Director Global Brain Health Institute

While much of Dr. Valcour’s research is completed at UCSF, he has a large international portfolio spanning Southeast Asia and Africa with work addressing the prevalence and characteristics of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders among patients aged 60 and older. He is currently operating three NIH R01 series grants within three novel cohorts.

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  • Understand the burden of HIV worldwide and trends toward aging of the HIV-infected population
  • Gain an appreciation of HIV as a leading cause of brain injury for younger people worldwide
  • Relate the mechanisms by which HIV affects brain health

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 9:00am to 10:30am

Virtual Event

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