Battle of animal models

Yuri Persidsky, Howard Fox

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This is a brief summary of the animal models session held during the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society on NeuroImmune Pharmacology, Santa Fe, NM, USA. This session provided important information for participants on availability and utility of animal models for the studies of HIV-1 central nervous system infection and drug abuse. It highlighted animal model relevance to human disease/condition, its utility for the studies of pathogenesis, potential importance for the development of therapeutics, and demonstrated limitations/pitfalls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-177
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Animal model
  • Drug abuse
  • FIV
  • HIV
  • HIV encephalitis
  • Opiods
  • SIV
  • Treatment
  • neuroAIDS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology


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