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Leadership

 

Jay Rappaport, PhD
Director and Chief Academic Officer

Education

BA, Biology, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania

Experience

Director and Chief Academic Officer, Tulane National Primate Center, June 2018-present
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane School of Medicine, June 2018-present
Professor and Associate Chair of Education, Temple University, 1999-2018
Professor and IBC Chair, Drexel College of Medicine, 1986-1999

Key Publications

Rappaport J, Volsky DJ. Role of the macrophage in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders and other comorbidities in patients on effective antiretroviral treatment. J Neurovirol. 2015 Jun;21(3):235-4 PMID: 25933548.

Velasquez, S, and Rappaport J. Activation in major depressive disorder: A pivotal linkage between psychological stress, purinergic signaling, and the kynurenine pathway.  Biol Psychiatry. 2016 Jul 1;80(1):4-5 . PMID: 27312231

Fischer-Smith T, Tedaldi EM, Rappaport J.   CD163/CD16 coexpression by circulating monocytes/macrophages in HIV: potential biomarkers for HIV infection and AIDS progression. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2008 Mar;24(3):417-21.

View Dr. Rappaport's publications on PubMed