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Thames April

Title(s)Associate Professor In-Residence, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Phone(310) 206-9296
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    The effects of lifetime stress on cognitive aging in the context of HIV-infection: Identifying sources of racial disparities
    NIH/NIMH R01MH114761Aug 15, 2017 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Neurobehavioral and Functional Consequences of HIV in African Americans
    NIH/NIMH K23MH095661May 1, 2012 - Apr 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Kuhn T, Jin Y, Huang C, Kim Y, Nir TM, Gullett JM, Jones JD, Sayegh P, Chung C, Dang BH, Singer EJ, Shattuck DW, Jahanshad N, Bookheimer SY, Hinkin CH, Zhu H, Thompson PM, Thames AD. The joint effect of aging and HIV infection on microstructure of white matter bundles. Hum Brain Mapp. 2019 Jul 04. PMID: 31271489.
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    2. Thames AD, Irwin MR, Breen EC, Cole SW. Experienced discrimination and racial differences in leukocyte gene expression. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019 Aug; 106:277-283. PMID: 31029930.
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    3. Watson CW, Sundermann EE, Hussain MA, Umlauf A, Thames AD, Moore RC, Letendre SL, Jeste DV, Morgan EE, Moore DJ. Effects of trauma, economic hardship, and stress on neurocognition and everyday function in HIV. Health Psychol. 2019 Jan; 38(1):33-42. PMID: 30372103.
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    4. Lim AC, Thames AD. Differential relationships between cannabis consumption and sleep health as a function of HIV status. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 11 01; 192:233-237. PMID: 30273891.
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    5. Mahmood Z, Hammond A, Nunez RA, Irwin MR, Thames AD. Effects of Sleep Health on Cognitive Function in HIV+ and HIV- Adults. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2018 Nov; 24(10):1038-1046. PMID: 30165914.
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    6. Thames AD, Hammond A, Nunez RA, Mahmood Z, Jones F, Carter SL, Bilder RM, Fisher S, Bivens-Davis T, Jones L. Sexual Health Behavior and Mental Health Among Older African American Women: The Sistahs, Sexuality, and Mental Health Well-Being Project. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 09; 27(9):1177-1185. PMID: 30070959.
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    7. Kuhn T, Kaufmann T, Doan NT, Westlye LT, Jones J, Nunez RA, Bookheimer SY, Singer EJ, Hinkin CH, Thames AD. An augmented aging process in brain white matter in HIV. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018 06; 39(6):2532-2540. PMID: 29488278.
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    8. He Q, Huang X, Turel O, Schulte M, Huang D, Thames A, Bechara A, Hser YI. Presumed structural and functional neural recovery after long-term abstinence from cocaine in male military veterans. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2018 06 08; 84(Pt A):18-29. PMID: 29410011.
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    9. Thames AD, Kuhn TP, Mahmood Z, Bilder RM, Williamson TJ, Singer EJ, Arentoft A. Effects of social adversity and HIV on subcortical shape and neurocognitive function. Brain Imaging Behav. 2018 02; 12(1):96-108. PMID: 28130744.
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    10. Loeb TB, Joseph NT, Wyatt GE, Zhang M, Chin D, Thames A, Aswad Y. Predictors of somatic symptom severity: The role of cumulative history of trauma and adversity in a diverse community sample. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Sep; 10(5):491-498. PMID: 29154595.
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    11. Jones JD, Kuhn T, Mahmood Z, Singer EJ, Hinkin CH, Thames AD. Longitudinal intra-individual variability in neuropsychological performance relates to white matter changes in HIV. Neuropsychology. 2018 Feb; 32(2):206-212. PMID: 28891655.
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    12. Kuhn T, Sayegh P, Jones JD, Smith J, Sarma MK, Ragin A, Singer EJ, Albert Thomas M, Thames AD, Castellon SA, Hinkin CH. Improvements in brain and behavior following eradication of hepatitis C. J Neurovirol. 2017 08; 23(4):593-602. PMID: 28560632.
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    13. Wyatt GE, Thames A, Simbayi L, Stein DJ, Burns J, Maselesele M. Trauma and mental health in South Africa: Overview. Psychol Trauma. 2017 05; 9(3):249-251. PMID: 28459266.
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    14. Williamson TJ, Mahmood Z, Kuhn TP, Thames AD. Differential relationships between social adversity and depressive symptoms by HIV status and racial/ethnic identity. Health Psychol. 2017 Feb; 36(2):133-142. PMID: 27929330.
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    15. Thames AD, Kuhn TP, Williamson TJ, Jones JD, Mahmood Z, Hammond A. Marijuana effects on changes in brain structure and cognitive function among HIV+ and HIV- adults. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017 Jan 01; 170:120-127. PMID: 27889592.
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    16. Kuhn T, Schonfeld D, Sayegh P, Arentoft A, Jones JD, Hinkin CH, Bookheimer SY, Thames AD. The effects of HIV and aging on subcortical shape alterations: A 3D morphometric study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2017 02; 38(2):1025-1037. PMID: 27778407.
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    17. Arentsen TJ, Panos S, Thames AD, Arbid JN, Castellon SA, Hinkin CH. Psychosocial Correlates of Medication Adherence among HIV-Positive, Cognitively Impaired Individuals. J HIV AIDS Soc Serv. 2016; 15(4):404-416. PMID: 28713226.
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    18. Arentoft A, Van Dyk K, Thames AD, Thaler NS, Sayegh P, Hinkin CH. HIV-transmission-related risk behavior in HIV+ African American men: Exploring biological, psychological, cognitive, and social factors. J HIV AIDS Soc Serv. 2016; 15(3):299-318. PMID: 28713225.
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    19. Singer EJ, Thames AD. Neurobehavioral Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS: Diagnosis and Treatment. Neurol Clin. 2016 Feb; 34(1):33-53. PMID: 26613994; PMCID: PMC4663681 [Available on 02/01/17].
    20. Thames AD, Mahmood Z, Burggren AC, Karimian A, Kuhn TP. Combined effects of HIV and marijuana use on neurocognitive functioning and immune status. AIDS Care. 2016; 28(5):628-32. PMID: 26694807; PMCID: PMC4950932 [Available on 05/01/17].
    21. Anderson AE, Kerr WT, Thames A, Li T, Xiao J, Cohen MS. Electronic health record phenotyping improves detection and screening of type 2 diabetes in the general United States population: A cross-sectional, unselected, retrospective study. J Biomed Inform. 2016 Apr; 60:162-8. PMID: 26707455.
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    22. Thames AD, Sayegh P, Terashima K, Foley JM, Cho A, Arentoft A, Hinkin CH, Bookheimer SY. Increased subcortical neural activity among HIV+ individuals during a lexical retrieval task. Neurobiol Dis. 2016 08; 92(Pt B):175-82. PMID: 26484382.
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    23. Arentoft A, Van Dyk K, Thames AD, Sayegh P, Thaler N, Schonfeld D, LaBrie J, Hinkin CH. Comparing the unmatched count technique and direct self-report for sensitive health-risk behaviors in HIV+ adults. AIDS Care. 2016; 28(3):370-5. PMID: 26856321.
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    24. Thames AD, Briones MS, Magpantay LI, Martinez-Maza O, Singer EJ, Hinkin CH, Morgello S, Gelman BB, Moore DJ, Heizerling K, Levine AJ. The role of chemokine C-C motif ligand 2 genotype and cerebrospinal fluid chemokine C-C motif ligand 2 in neurocognition among HIV-infected patients. AIDS. 2015 Jul 31; 29(12):1483-91. PMID: 26244388.
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    25. Thaler NS, Sayegh P, Arentoft A, Thames AD, Castellon SA, Hinkin CH. Increased neurocognitive intra-individual variability is associated with declines in medication adherence in HIV-infected adults. Neuropsychology. 2015 Nov; 29(6):919-925. PMID: 25730729.
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    26. Barkhordarian A, Thames AD, Du AM, Jan AL, Nahcivan M, Nguyen MT, Sama N, Chiappelli F. Viral immune surveillance: Toward a TH17/TH9 gate to the central nervous system. Bioinformation. 2015; 11(1):47-54. PMID: 25780281; PMCID: PMC4349940.
    27. Chiappelli F, Bakhordarian A, Thames AD, Du AM, Jan AL, Nahcivan M, Nguyen MT, Sama N, Manfrini E, Piva F, Rocha RM, Maida CA. Ebola: translational science considerations. J Transl Med. 2015 Jan 16; 13:11. PMID: 25592846; PMCID: PMC4320629.
    28. Thames AD, Castellon SA, Singer EJ, Nagarajan R, Sarma MK, Smith J, Thaler NS, Truong JH, Schonfeld D, Thomas MA, Hinkin CH. Neuroimaging abnormalities, neurocognitive function, and fatigue in patients with hepatitis C. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2015 Feb; 2(1):e59. PMID: 25610883; PMCID: PMC4299885.
    29. Chiappelli F, Santos SM, Caldeira Brant XM, Bakhordarian A, Thames AD, Maida CA, Du AM, Jan AL, Nahcivan M, Nguyen MT, Sama N. Viral immune evasion in dengue: toward evidence-based revisions of clinical practice guidelines. Bioinformation. 2014; 10(12):726-33. PMID: 25670874; PMCID: PMC4312364.
    30. Sayegh P, Arentoft A, Thaler NS, Dean AC, Thames AD. Quality of education predicts performance on the Wide Range Achievement Test-4th Edition Word Reading subtest. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Dec; 29(8):731-6. PMID: 25404004; PMCID: PMC4296160.
    31. Thames AD, Panos SE, Arentoft A, Byrd DA, Hinkin CH, Arbid N. Mild test anxiety influences neurocognitive performance among African Americans and European Americans: identifying interfering and facilitating sources. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2015 Jan; 21(1):105-13. PMID: 25111554.
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    32. Thames AD, Arbid N, Sayegh P. Cannabis use and neurocognitive functioning in a non-clinical sample of users. Addict Behav. 2014 May; 39(5):994-9. PMID: 24556155; PMCID: PMC4032061.
    33. Arentoft A, Thames AD, Panos S, Patel S, Hinkin CH. A deconstruction of gambling task performance among HIV+ individuals: the differential contributions of problem solving and risk taking. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013; 35(10):1036-47. PMID: 24168142; PMCID: PMC3864679.
    34. Panos SE, Hinkin CH, Singer EJ, Thames AD, Patel SM, Sinsheimer JS, Del Re AC, Gelman BB, Morgello S, Moore DJ, Levine AJ. Apolipoprotein-E genotype and human immunodeficiency virus-associated neurocognitive disorder: the modulating effects of older age and disease severity. Neurobehav HIV Med. 2013; 5:11-22. PMID: 26617462.
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    35. Panos SE, Del Re AC, Thames AD, Arentsen TJ, Patel SM, Castellon SA, Singer EJ, Hinkin CH. The impact of neurobehavioral features on medication adherence in HIV: evidence from longitudinal models. AIDS Care. 2014 Jan; 26(1):79-86. PMID: 23756102.
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    36. Patel SM, Thames AD, Arbid N, Panos SE, Castellon S, Hinkin CH. The aggregate effects of multiple comorbid risk factors on cognition among HIV-infected individuals. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013; 35(4):421-34. PMID: 23547924; PMCID: PMC3641576.
    37. Thames AD, Hinkin CH, Byrd DA, Bilder RM, Duff KJ, Mindt MR, Arentoft A, Streiff V. Effects of stereotype threat, perceived discrimination, and examiner race on neuropsychological performance: simple as black and white? J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013 May; 19(5):583-93. PMID: 23388089; PMCID: PMC3642236.
    38. Thames AD, Arentoft A, Rivera-Mindt M, Hinkin CH. Functional disability in medication management and driving among individuals with HIV: a 1-year follow-up study. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013; 35(1):49-58. PMID: 23237014; PMCID: PMC3622554.
    39. Skinner J, Carvalho JO, Potter GG, Thames A, Zelinski E, Crane PK, Gibbons LE. The Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive-Plus (ADAS-Cog-Plus): an expansion of the ADAS-Cog to improve responsiveness in MCI. Brain Imaging Behav. 2012 Dec; 6(4):489-501. PMID: 22614326.
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    40. Thames AD, Moizel J, Panos SE, Patel SM, Byrd DA, Myers HF, Wyatt GE, Hinkin CH. Differential predictors of medication adherence in HIV: findings from a sample of African American and Caucasian HIV-positive drug-using adults. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Oct; 26(10):621-30. PMID: 22889235; PMCID: PMC3462386.
    41. Nagarajan R, Sarma MK, Thames AD, Castellon SA, Hinkin CH, Thomas MA. 2D MR Spectroscopy Combined with Prior-Knowledge Fitting Is Sensitive to HCV-Associated Cerebral Metabolic Abnormalities. Int J Hepatol. 2012; 2012:179365. PMID: 22844602; PMCID: PMC3403451.
    42. Thames AD, Streiff V, Patel SM, Panos SE, Castellon SA, Hinkin CH. The role of HIV infection, cognition, and depression in risky decision-making. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2012; 24(3):340-8. PMID: 23037648; PMCID: PMC3608191.
    43. Thames AD, Foley JM, Wright MJ, Panos SE, Ettenhofer M, Ramezani A, Streiff V, El-Saden S, Goodwin S, Bookheimer SY, Hinkin CH. Basal ganglia structures differentially contribute to verbal fluency: evidence from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-infected adults. Neuropsychologia. 2012 Feb; 50(3):390-5. PMID: 22223078; PMCID: PMC3608185.
    44. Becker BW, Thames AD, Woo E, Castellon SA, Hinkin CH. Longitudinal change in cognitive function and medication adherence in HIV-infected adults. AIDS Behav. 2011 Nov; 15(8):1888-94. PMID: 21437726; PMCID: PMC3616486.
    45. Thames AD, Becker BW, Marcotte TD, Hines LJ, Foley JM, Ramezani A, Singer EJ, Castellon SA, Heaton RK, Hinkin CH. Depression, cognition, and self-appraisal of functional abilities in HIV: an examination of subjective appraisal versus objective performance. Clin Neuropsychol. 2011 Feb; 25(2):224-43. PMID: 21331979; PMCID: PMC3616492.
    46. Thames AD, Kim MS, Becker BW, Foley JM, Hines LJ, Singer EJ, Heaton RK, Castellon SA, Hinkin CH. Medication and finance management among HIV-infected adults: the impact of age and cognition. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2011 Feb; 33(2):200-9. PMID: 20694873; PMCID: PMC3616485.
    47. Ventura J, Thames AD, Wood RC, Guzik LH, Hellemann GS. Disorganization and reality distortion in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis of the relationship between positive symptoms and neurocognitive deficits. Schizophr Res. 2010 Aug; 121(1-3):1-14. PMID: 20579855; PMCID: PMC3160271.
    48. Foley J, Ettenhofer M, Wright MJ, Siddiqi I, Choi M, Thames AD, Mason K, Castellon S, Hinkin CH. Neurocognitive functioning in HIV-1 infection: effects of cerebrovascular risk factors and age. Clin Neuropsychol. 2010 Feb; 24(2):265-85. PMID: 20162495; PMCID: PMC2863992.
    49. Ventura J, Hellemann GS, Thames AD, Koellner V, Nuechterlein KH. Symptoms as mediators of the relationship between neurocognition and functional outcome in schizophrenia: a meta-analysis. Schizophr Res. 2009 Sep; 113(2-3):189-99. PMID: 19628375; PMCID: PMC2825750.