Current Members

Maribel Donoso, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Project: The role of glutamate receptor/transporter in HIV central neural system (CNS) diseases; focus on Pannexin-1 channels.

  madonoso@utmb.edu

Anna M. Gorska, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Project: The role of ATP in the pathogenesis of dementia and central neural system (CNS) degeneration.

angorska@utmb.edu

Silvana Valdebenito, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Project: The role of tunneling nanotubes (TNTs) in glioblastoma and HIV; focus on metabolism changes.

sivaldeb@utmb.edu

David Ajasin, Ph.D.

Reserach Scientist

Project: Role of Connexin43 in HIV associated heart disease.

daajasin@utmb.edu

Daniela D’Amico

Graduate Student 
Ph.D. Neuroscience student, UTMB (Combined graduated program with the Universitá Degli Studi di Palermo, Italy)

Project: The role of lipid dysregulation in the pathogenesis of NeuroHIV.

dadamico@utmb.edu

Ross Luu

Graduate Student 

Ph.D. Biochemistry, UTMB

rhluu@utmb.edu