Howard Crystal

Summary

Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of hepatitis C and HIV on cognition in women: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Howard Crystal
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:149-54. 2012
  2. pmc A C17T polymorphism in the mu opiate receptor is associated with quantitative measures of drug use in African American women
    Howard A Crystal
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Addict Biol 17:181-91. 2012
  3. pmc Associations of cardiovascular variables and HAART with cognition in middle-aged HIV-infected and uninfected women
    Howard A Crystal
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Neurovirol 17:469-76. 2011
  4. pmc Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in TrkB and risk for depression: findings from the women's interagency HIV study
    Valeriya Avdoshina
    Departments of Neuroscience and Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Departments of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, IL Departments of Neurology and Pathology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Departments of Neurology Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC and Collaborative for Research on Outcomes and Metrics, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:138-41. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Vascular cognitive impairment: dementia biology and translational animal models
    Frank C Barone
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1213, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 10:624-37. 2009
  6. pmc Polymorphisms of the kappa opioid receptor and prodynorphin genes: HIV risk and HIV natural history
    Dmitri Proudnikov
    Laboratory of the Biology of Addictive Diseases, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:17-26. 2013
  7. pmc The relationship between race and HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy in a large cohort of US women
    Yaacov Anziska
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Neurol Sci 315:129-32. 2012
  8. pmc Thrombolytic utilization for ischemic stroke in US hospitals with neurology residency program
    Yogesh Moradiya
    From the Neurosciences Critical Care Division Y M, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Stroke Center and Departments of Neurology Y M, H C, H V, and S R L, Pathology H C, and Emergency Medicine S R L, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn and Department of Neurology Y M, H V, and S R L, Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Neurology 81:1986-95. 2013

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Effects of hepatitis C and HIV on cognition in women: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Howard Crystal
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:149-54. 2012
    ..To compare neuropsychological scores in women infected with HIV, women infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, and uninfected subjects...
  2. pmc A C17T polymorphism in the mu opiate receptor is associated with quantitative measures of drug use in African American women
    Howard A Crystal
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Addict Biol 17:181-91. 2012
    ..1 (P = 0.02), 2.4 (P = 0.0004), 2.0 (P = 0.03) and 1.9 (P = 0.07). We conclude that the TT genotype of OPRM1 may increase the risk of substance use and abuse...
  3. pmc Associations of cardiovascular variables and HAART with cognition in middle-aged HIV-infected and uninfected women
    Howard A Crystal
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Neurovirol 17:469-76. 2011
    ..In this cross-sectional study, we could detect neither positive nor negative effects of HAART on cognition...
  4. pmc Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in TrkB and risk for depression: findings from the women's interagency HIV study
    Valeriya Avdoshina
    Departments of Neuroscience and Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Departments of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, IL Departments of Neurology and Pathology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Departments of Neurology Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC and Collaborative for Research on Outcomes and Metrics, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:138-41. 2013
    ..This mutation explains 0.8% and 4.4% of the variability for the absence of depression in African Americans and Caucasians, respectively...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vascular cognitive impairment: dementia biology and translational animal models
    Frank C Barone
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1213, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 10:624-37. 2009
    ..The use of these models is expected to help discover biomarkers and disease mechanism-linked targets for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, thus facilitating early identification and intervention in VCI...
  6. pmc Polymorphisms of the kappa opioid receptor and prodynorphin genes: HIV risk and HIV natural history
    Dmitri Proudnikov
    Laboratory of the Biology of Addictive Diseases, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:17-26. 2013
    ..Whether gene variants of OPRK1 and its ligand, prodynorphin (PDYN), influence the outcome of HIV therapy was tested...
  7. pmc The relationship between race and HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy in a large cohort of US women
    Yaacov Anziska
    Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    J Neurol Sci 315:129-32. 2012
    ..HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSPN) is a common complication of HIV infection, yet race as a potential risk factor is not known...
  8. pmc Thrombolytic utilization for ischemic stroke in US hospitals with neurology residency program
    Yogesh Moradiya
    From the Neurosciences Critical Care Division Y M, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Stroke Center and Departments of Neurology Y M, H C, H V, and S R L, Pathology H C, and Emergency Medicine S R L, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn and Department of Neurology Y M, H V, and S R L, Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Neurology 81:1986-95. 2013
    ..We aimed to compare the rates of thrombolysis utilization for acute ischemic stroke in hospitals with neurology residency (NR) to those of other teaching (OT) and nonteaching (NT) hospitals...

Research Grants5

  1. Substance Abuse and HIV: Genetics and Disease Progression
    Howard Crystal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Using all relevant longitudinal data, we will evaluate the effects of gene polymorphisms on the risk of persistent substance abuse, on progression to AIDS and to death, and on the risk of depression. ..
  2. Substance Abuse and HIV: Genetics and Disease Progression
    Howard Crystal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Using all relevant longitudinal data, we will evaluate the effects of gene polymorphisms on the risk of persistent substance abuse, on progression to AIDS and to death, and on the risk of depression. ..