HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders
Edwina is an infectious diseases physician and clinical researcher at the Alfred Hospital and the Burnet Institute. With a strong interest in HIV-associated neurological disorders, Edwina’s work in this area includes studies that address the pathogenesis of HIV infection of the brain and the benefits of different strategies to treat HIV brain infection.
Currently Edwina chairs a large, international clinical trial designed to determine the impact of early antiretroviral treatment strategies upon HIV-associated neurocognitive performance. With regional colleagues she has studied the epidemiology of neurological disorders in the Asia-Pacific region. She is Chair of the Asia-Pacific NeuroAIDS Consortium and co-Chair of the Australasian National NeuroAIDS Brain and Tissue Bank Project.
Edwina Wright's Articles
A prescription for prevention
HIV is no longer a death sentence, but the epidemic that has claimed nearly 40 million lives and ruined countless others isn’t over yet.