Shireen Javandel

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
+1 415 476-1688
Fields of Interest: 

Shireen coordinates the HIV research program at the Memory and Aging Center, including a number of domestic and international protocols focused on studying the impact of HIV infection on cognition. She also supports the Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health and faculty within the Global Brain Health Institute to facilitate research studies aiming to understand neurodegeneration and test strategies to reduce the global impact of dementia.

Shireen previously worked in education, coordinating work-place-based mentorships for underserved middle school students. She earned a bachelor's degree in molecular and cell biology from UC Berkeley and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Interdepartmental Medical Sciences from Drexel University. She has worked at the Memory and Aging Center since 2014.

Publications: 

Cerebrovascular Disease Correlates With Longitudinal Brain Atrophy in Virally Suppressed Older People Living With HIV.

Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)

Samboju V, Cobigo Y, Paul R, Naasan G, Hillis M, Tsuei T, Javandel S, Valcour V, Milanini B

Caregiving for Patients With Frontotemporal Dementia in Latin America.

Frontiers in neurology

Piña-Escudero SD, Aguirre GA, Javandel S, Longoria-Ibarrola EM

Ensemble machine learning classification of daily living abilities among older people with HIV.

EClinicalMedicine

Paul R, Tsuei T, Cho K, Belden A, Milanini B, Bolzenius J, Javandel S, McBride J, Cysique L, Lesinski S, Valcour V

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: Rationale and protocol for a randomized controlled trial in older adults.

Contemporary clinical trials

Addington EL, Javandel S, De Gruttola V, Paul R, Milanini B, Ances BM, Moskowitz JT, Valcour V

Associations Between Plasma Immunomodulatory and Inflammatory Mediators With VACS Index Scores Among Older HIV-Infected Adults on Antiretroviral Therapy.

Frontiers in immunology

Premeaux TA, Javandel S, Hosaka KRJ, Greene M, Therrien N, Allen IE, Corley MJ, Valcour VG, Ndhlovu LC

Plasma inflammatory biomarkers link to diffusion tensor imaging metrics in virally suppressed HIV-infected individuals.

AIDS (London, England)

Chang K, Premeaux TA, Cobigo Y, Milanini B, Hellmuth J, Rubin LH, Javandel S, Allen I, Ndhlovu LC, Paul R, Valcour V

Longitudinal brain atrophy patterns and neuropsychological performance in older adults with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder compared with early Alzheimer's disease.

Neurobiology of aging

Milanini B, Samboju V, Cobigo Y, Paul R, Javandel S, Hellmuth J, Allen I, Miller B, Valcour V

Geriatric Syndromes in Older Adults Living with HIV and Cognitive Impairment.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Hosaka KRJ, Greene M, Premeaux TA, Javandel S, Allen IE, Ndhlovu LC, Valcour V

A neuropathologic diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in an older adult with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder.

Neurocase

Hellmuth J, Milanini B, Masliah E, Tartaglia MC, Dunlop MB, Moore DJ, Javandel S, DeVaughn S, Valcour V