About our research
The study will pay particular attention to high cholesterol levels and cardiovascular disease, as both are common in older people with HIV (as a result of advancing age, HIV disease itself and antiretroviral treatment) and are risk factors for developing dementia.
The study will use a number of tests to look for evidence of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, and to rule out causes of cognitive decline other than HIV (such as cardiovascular disease or a genetic propensity towards developing the disease).
These tests include:
We are currently recruiting HIV- men over 45 years to participate in the study. Please contact Dr Lucette Cysique via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0431 576 710 for more information.
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