Serena Spudich

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Serena Spudich, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Chief, Division of Neurological Infections and Global Neurology
Yale University
Dr. Spudich graduated from medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in 1997, then pursued residency at the University of Washington in Internal Medicine and at the Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital program in Neurology.  She returned to UCSF in as a fellow in NeuroHIV, remaining at UCSF as faculty until moving to Yale in 2010.  Through clinical studies in urban US centers and in Bangkok, Thailand, she has explored the pathogenesis of HIV in the nervous system, focusing on establishment and maintenance of HIV reservoirs in the brain.  She is active in the AIDS Clinical Trials Group as Vice-Chair of the Neurology committee and a member of the Cure committee.  Finally, Dr. Spudich cares for for HIV-infected patients with neurological disorders at the Nathan Smith HIV Clinic at Yale.