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Georgette Kanmogne

Dr. Georgette Kanmogne

Associate Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Georgette Kanmogne is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Resource Allocation and Faculty Development in the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience. She studies the effects of the HIV-1 virus on the brain. Her research examines how the virus infects the brain and may cause HIV-associated dementia. In addition to working at UNMC, she is a faculty member for the Nebraska Center for Virology.

Dr. Kanmogne’s laboratory uses many d ifferent types of experiments to unravel the puzzle of how the HIV-1 virus damages the blood-brain barrier and invades the brain. She uses laboratory techniques like tissue culture, Laser Confocal Microscopy, proteomics, microarray and PCR to learn about the virus and its effects on the brain. In addition to her work on the blood-brain barrier, she studies the vascular biology of HIV infection and complications to the lungs due to AIDS.

Dr. Kanmogne received her PhD in Molecular Parasitology from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. She has received fellowships and awards from the World Health Organization, the British Society of Parasitology and the American Foundation for AIDS Research. She is a member of the American Society for Virology and the International Society for NeuroVirology. Work in Dr Kanmogne’s laboratory is funded by grants from National Institute of Health and the American Lung Association.