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  Conference on Retroviruses
and Opportunistic Infections
February 12-16, 2022
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Effects of Air Pollutants on Neuroimaging
Measures Diverge by HIV Status: poverty-neighborhood
area & HIV effect brain structure
  CROI 2022 Feb 11-16
Julie K. Wisch PhD1,Ruth Alemu2, Sarah A. Cooley PhD1, Anna H. Boerwinkle BS1, Alexander Rosenow, BS1, Beau M. Ances MD, PhD 1
Washington University in St. Louis: 1Department of Neurology, 2Danforth Campus for Undergraduate Studies
We look at a community-dwelling cohort of older PLWH in the greater St. Louis area. We evaluate the effects of common air pollutants, including fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ozone on cognitive performance and brain structure, while simultaneously taking into account socioeconomic status as measured by Area Deprivation Index (ADI).4
Extracted Area Deprivation Index (ADI) based on participant –provided mailing address census tract