Robert M Malow

Summary

Affiliation: Florida International University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol abuse and HIV infection: role of DRD2
    Marisela Agudelo
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, College of Medicine, AHC I 308, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Curr HIV Res 12:234-42. 2014
  2. pmc Vorinostat positively regulates synaptic plasticity genes expression and spine density in HIV infected neurons: role of nicotine in progression of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder
    Venkata Subba Rao Atluri
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Mol Brain 7:37. 2014
  3. pmc Interactive Effects of Morphine on HIV Infection: Role in HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
    Pichili Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    AIDS Res Treat 2012:953678. 2012
  4. pmc Human synaptic plasticity gene expression profile and dendritic spine density changes in HIV-infected human CNS cells: role in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND)
    Venkata Subba Rao Atluri
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e61399. 2013
  5. pmc Magnetic nanoformulation of azidothymidine 5'-triphosphate for targeted delivery across the blood-brain barrier
    Zainulabedin M Saiyed
    Department of Immunology, College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:157-66. 2010
  6. pmc Cocaine enhances HIV-1 infectivity in monocyte derived dendritic cells by suppressing microRNA-155
    Jessica Napuri
    Department of Immunology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83682. 2013
  7. pmc Targeted brain derived neurotropic factors (BDNF) delivery across the blood-brain barrier for neuro-protection using magnetic nano carriers: an in-vitro study
    Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62241. 2013
  8. pmc Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) reverses β-amyloid1-42 induced toxicity in human neuronal cells: implications in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND)
    Kesava Rao Venkata Kurapati
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Modesto A Maidique Campus, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77624. 2013
  9. pmc HIV infection and drugs of abuse: role of acute phase proteins
    Thangavel Samikkannu
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:113. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Silicone nanoparticles do not induce immune responses by naïve human peripheral blood mononuclear cells: implications in breast implants
    Narayanan Nair
    Department of Surgery, Synergy Medical Center, Institute of Neuro Immune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Saginaw, Mich 33199, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:128e-137e. 2012

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Alcohol abuse and HIV infection: role of DRD2
    Marisela Agudelo
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, College of Medicine, AHC I 308, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Curr HIV Res 12:234-42. 2014
    ..In the current study, DRD2 Taq1A and C957T SNP genotyping analyses were performed in 165 HIV-infected alcohol abusers and the results were examined with immune status and CD4 counts. ..
  2. pmc Vorinostat positively regulates synaptic plasticity genes expression and spine density in HIV infected neurons: role of nicotine in progression of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder
    Venkata Subba Rao Atluri
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Mol Brain 7:37. 2014
    ..Cognitive impairment in heavy cigarette smokers has been well reported. However, the synergistic effects of nicotine and HIV infection and the underlying mechanisms in the development of HAND are unknown...
  3. pmc Interactive Effects of Morphine on HIV Infection: Role in HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
    Pichili Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    AIDS Res Treat 2012:953678. 2012
    ..Better understanding on the role of morphine in HIV infection and mechanisms through which morphine mediates its effects may help in devising novel therapeutic strategies against HIV-1 infection in opiate using HIV-infected population...
  4. pmc Human synaptic plasticity gene expression profile and dendritic spine density changes in HIV-infected human CNS cells: role in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND)
    Venkata Subba Rao Atluri
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e61399. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this study suggests that down-regulation of synaptic plasticity genes, decreased dendritic spine density and induction of apoptosis in astrocytes may contribute to the severe neuropathogenesis in clade B infection...
  5. pmc Magnetic nanoformulation of azidothymidine 5'-triphosphate for targeted delivery across the blood-brain barrier
    Zainulabedin M Saiyed
    Department of Immunology, College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    Int J Nanomedicine 5:157-66. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Cocaine enhances HIV-1 infectivity in monocyte derived dendritic cells by suppressing microRNA-155
    Jessica Napuri
    Department of Immunology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83682. 2013
    ..Our findings could lead to the development of novel miRNA-based therapeutic strategies targeting HIV infected cocaine abusers. ..
  7. pmc Targeted brain derived neurotropic factors (BDNF) delivery across the blood-brain barrier for neuro-protection using magnetic nano carriers: an in-vitro study
    Sudheesh Pilakka-Kanthikeel
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e62241. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that the developed nanocarrier will provide a potential therapeutic approach to treat opiate addiction, protect neurotoxicity and synaptic density degeneration...
  8. pmc Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) reverses β-amyloid1-42 induced toxicity in human neuronal cells: implications in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND)
    Kesava Rao Venkata Kurapati
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Modesto A Maidique Campus, Miami, Florida, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77624. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc HIV infection and drugs of abuse: role of acute phase proteins
    Thangavel Samikkannu
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:113. 2013
    ..Acute phase proteins such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and serum amyloid A (SAA) are the biomarkers of inflammation. Hence, the interactive effect of drugs of abuse with acute phase proteins in HIV-positive subjects was investigated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Silicone nanoparticles do not induce immune responses by naïve human peripheral blood mononuclear cells: implications in breast implants
    Narayanan Nair
    Department of Surgery, Synergy Medical Center, Institute of Neuro Immune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Saginaw, Mich 33199, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:128e-137e. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesize that immune responses induced by in vivo use of silicone materials can be reduced or eliminated by the use of nanosilicone...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differential regulation of neurotoxin in HIV clades: role of cocaine and methamphetamine
    Madhavan P N Nair
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Florida International University, University Park, 11200 S W 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Curr HIV Res 10:429-34. 2012
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  12. pmc Methamphetamine enhances HIV-1 infectivity in monocyte derived dendritic cells
    Madhavan P N Nair
    Department of Immunology, College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33155, USA
    J Neuroimmune Pharmacol 4:129-39. 2009
    ....
  13. pmc Effect of methamphetamine on expression of HIV coreceptors and CC-chemokines by dendritic cells
    Madhavan P N Nair
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Life Sci 88:987-94. 2011
    ..DC-SIGN present on dendritic cells is the first molecule that facilitates HIV-1 infection independent of CD4 or HIV coreceptors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to preventive health care through cultural adaptation of effective HIV prevention interventions: a brief report from the HIV prevention in Haitian youths study
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Florida, USA
    ABNF J 15:127-32. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present preliminary data from the pre-assessment phase of the intervention, which enabled the project to incorporate health disparity issues with this population and address barriers to health care access...
  15. pmc Effects of a culturally adapted HIV prevention intervention in Haitian youth
    Robert M Malow
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:110-21. 2009
    ....
  16. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology and alcohol use among HIV-seropositive adults in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    a Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, North Miami, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1210-8. 2013
    ..49, [CI = 1.15, 1.92]). Following a natural disaster, it is important to address trauma-related mental health needs of PLWH - particularly women and individuals who abuse alcohol...
  17. pmc Cognitive behavioral HIV risk reduction in those receiving psychiatric treatment: a clinical trial
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 St, AC1 260, Miami, FL 33191, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:1192-202. 2012
    ..However, meaningful changes in critical risk reduction skills and intentions may require a more focused intervention and may vary by gender...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use severity and HIV sexual risk among juvenile offenders
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Stempel School of Public Health, AIDS Prevention Program, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1769-88. 2006
    ..Alcohol use related problems require more attention by HIV interventionists. Alcohol severity may reduce the effectiveness of HIV interventions that do not address concurrent substance use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Integrated HIV care: HIV risk outcomes of pregnant substance abusers
    Robert M Malow
    Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33181, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1745-67. 2006
    ..Additionally, it will further guide the design of effective procedures to test the feasibility of an integrated HIV risk-reduction intervention for a larger randomized controlled study. The study's limitations are noted...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neurological function, information-motivation-behavioral skills factors, and risk behaviors among HIV-positive alcohol users
    Robert M Malow
    Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 N E 151st Street, ACI 260, North Miami, FL, 33181, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:2297-308. 2012
    ..Future interventions geared toward HIV+ adults who use alcohol should take into consideration HIV-related and age-related neurological functioning which may impede the facilitation of safe sex behaviors...
  21. pmc Low cholesterol? Don't brag yet ... hypocholesterolemia blunts HAART effectiveness: a longitudinal study
    Maria Jose Miguez
    Institute of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:25. 2010
    ..In vitro studies suggest that reducing cholesterol inhibits HIV replication. However, this effect may not hold in vivo, where other factors, such as cholesterol's immunomodulatory properties, may interact...
  22. pmc US Latina age of sexual debut: long-term associations and implications for HIV and drug abuse prevention
    Frank R Dillon
    Center for Research on US Latino HIV AIDS and Drug Abuse, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    AIDS Care 22:431-40. 2010
    ..Implications for HIV/AIDS and drug abuse clinical services and future research with US Latina populations are discussed...
  23. pmc Cultural adaptation in translational research: field experiences
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, College of Health and Urban Affairs Public Health, North Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Urban Health 82:iii82-91. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the rights of participants must be protected during consenting procedures by instituting policies that recognize the socioeconomic, educational, and systemic pressures to participate in research...
  24. ncbi request reprint Haitian adolescent personality clusters and their problem area correlates
    Robert C McMahon
    Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:448-52. 2013
    ..A confident/extraverted/conforming cluster subgroup revealed few problems and appears to reflect a protective style...
  25. ncbi request reprint HIV preventive interventions for adolescents: a look back and ahead
    Robert M Malow
    Biscayne Bay Campus, CI Suite 260, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33181 3600, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:173-80. 2007
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  26. pmc Reducing health disparities through culturally sensitive treatment for HIV+ adults in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Florida, USA
    ABNF J 15:109-15. 2004
    ..This comprehensive approach is necessary to ensure the validity of the cross-cultural adaptation of this intervention...
  27. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among a sample of HIV-positive and HIV-negative females visiting an urban VCT center in Haiti
    Jessy G Devieux
    Florida International University, AIDS Prevention Program, Stempel School of Public Health, 3000 NE 151st Street, ACI 260, North Miami, FL 33181, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:554-68. 2009
    ..Addressing gaps in knowledge and behavior and reducing the risky behaviors of HIV-positive individuals are important directions for future programs...
  28. ncbi request reprint The growing cohort of seniors with HIV/AIDS: changing the scope of Medicare Part D
    Paul J Flaer
    Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    AIDS Care 22:903-8. 2010
    ..HIV/AIDS treatment in the present day requires a highly accessible medication provision program that is only now beginning to evolve as Medicare Part D...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medicare Part D in 2008: rising prices and growing confusion
    Paul J Flaer
    Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, USA
    J Health Care Finance 34:89-92. 2008
    ..Return to the public hospital pharmacy system from the neighborhood pharmacy and Medicare Part D plan can mean significant savings to low-income or indigent patients...
  30. pmc The influence of different types of alcoholic beverages on disrupting highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) outcome
    Maria Jose Miguez-Burbano
    Florida International University, 13313 Kingsbury Drive, Wellington, FL 33414, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:366-71. 2009
    ..Discrepant findings may be related to confounding variables, including gender, patterns of alcohol abuse and type of alcohol beverage beyond the amount consumed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Context and common ground: cultural adaptation of an intervention for minority HIV infected individuals
    Jessy G Devieux
    AIDS Prevention Programs, Stempel School of Public Health, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Cult Divers 11:49-57. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the process involved in developing culturally sensitive interventions to strengthen the ecological validity of a cognitive behavioral stress management (CBSM) intervention for HIV+ individuals...
  32. ncbi request reprint Providing medications for low-income and indigent patients: success for Medicare Part D walks in the back door
    Paul J Flaer
    Robert Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, USA
    J Health Care Finance 34:1-5. 2008
    ..The biggest successes for Medicare Part D truly came through an unintended back door and serve as an economic advantage for the poor...
  33. ncbi request reprint Benefits and adverse effects of hepatitis C screening: early results of a screening program
    Mary Jo Trepka
    Stempel School of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:263-9. 2007
    ..Early benefits and adverse effects of hepatitis C screening among people who screened anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) positive were investigated...
  34. pmc Audio-CASI vs interview method of administration of an HIV/STD risk of exposure screening instrument for teenagers
    Terri E Jennings
    University of Miami School of Medicine Jackson Memorial Hospital Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miami, Florida 33141, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 13:781-4. 2002
    ..Results of this study suggest that A-CASI may not be suitable for use among adolescents in the juvenile justice system when assessing undesirable and/or illegal behaviours...
  35. pmc Disclosure of their HIV status to infected children: a review of the literature
    María C Pinzón-Iregui
    Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 59:84-9. 2013
    ..Only one article described and evaluated a disclosure process. Despite recommendations, most HIV-infected children worldwide do not know their status. Disclosure strategies addressing caregiver concerns are urgently needed...
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol on platelets, thymus and cognitive performance among HIV-infected subjects: are they related?
    Maria Jose Miguez-Burbano
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    Platelets 20:260-7. 2009
    ..06). Thymus volume and platelet counts were negatively affected by alcohol and were predictors of cognitive performance and improvements after HAART. These results could have important clinical and therapeutic implications...

Research Grants4

  1. HEROIN AIDS ENCEPHALOPATHY--NEUROPATHOGENESIS MECHANISMS
    Madhavan Nair; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Further studies will elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying the immuno- and neuropathogenic effects of heroin use in HIV-l infection, and may yield novel therapies for the treatment of heroin using, HIV-infected patients. ..
  2. AIDS encephalopathy and HIV disease: role of opioids
    Madhavan Nair; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Cocaine/Immuno and Neuropathogenesis of HIV-1 Infection
    Madhavan Nair; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies may lead to novel anti-HIV therapies such as targeting the CD4 independent, virus attachment receptor, DC-SIGN, or devising inhibitors of TDO and DC-SIGN or stimulating costimulatory molecules. ..
  4. Immunopathogenesis of HIV-1 Infection: Role of Methamphetamine
    Madhavan P Nair; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....