Dr. Fox's Biographical Information

HOWARD S FOX, MD, PhD
PhD, Anatomy, 1985
MD 1987
University of California, San Francisco



Positions and Employment
Years Position
1985-1986 Postdoctoral Fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
1990-1992 Assistant Member, Dept of Immunology, The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), La Jolla, CA
1992-1995 Assistant Member, Dept of Neuropharmacology, TSRI
1996-2000 Associate Professor, Dept of Neuropharmacology, TSRI
2000-2008 Associate Professor with Tenure, Molecular and Integrative Neurosciences Department, TSRI
2008-present Adjunct Professor, Molecular and Integrative Neurosciences Department, TSRI
2008-present Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
2010-present

Senior Associate Dean for Research and Development, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE


Other Experience and Professional Membership
  Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Omega Alpha
  Medical Scientist Training Program Arthritis Investigator Award
1997 Neuroimmunology, Virology and AIDS NIH Study Section
1998-2003 AIDS Neuropathogenesis and Comorbidity Factors NIH Study Section (chairman)
  Numerous Specific Emphasis Panel NIH Study Sections
2000-present NIMH NeuroAIDS Preclinical Studies Center, Director
1991-present American Board of Pathology certification (Anatomic Pathology)

Books and book chapters

  1. Fox, H.S.(1995). Sex steroids and the immune system. In: CIBA Foundation Symposium: Non-reproductive actions of Sex Steroids, (G.R. Bock and J.A. Goode, Eds.), John Wiley and Sons, New York, 191: 203-217.
  2. Henriksen, S.J., Prospero-Garcia, O., Phillips, T.R., Fox, H.S., Bloom, F.E. and Elder, J.H. (1995). FIV as a model for study of lentivirus infection of the CNS, In: Topics in Microbiology & Immunology: HIV & Dementia (M.B.A. Oldstone and L. Vitkovic, Eds.) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 167-186.
  3. Henriksen, S., Prospéro-García, O., Phillips, T., Fox, H.S., Bloom, F. E. and Elder, J. H. FIV as a model for study of lentivirus-induced CNS disease. In: Meeting Proceedings: Animal Models Recapitulate Aspects of the HIV/CNS Disease (L. Vitkovic, E. Stover and S. Koslow, eds.), AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 11: 753-759, 1995.
  4. Bylund, D.J., Fox, H.S., and Nakamura, R.M. (1996). Concepts of autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases. Chapter 26 in Anderson’s Pathology, 10th edition (I. Damjanov and J. Linder, Eds.), Mosby, St. Louis, MO. pp. 591-614.
  5. Fox, H.S. (1996). Overview of the immune system. Chapter 32 in Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 19th Edition (J.B. Henry, Ed.), W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 847-850.
  6. Fox, H.S. (1996). Cytokines and adhesion molecules. Chapter 37 in Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 19th Edition (J.B. Henry, Ed.), W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 947-957.
  7. Fox, H.S. (1997). Sex hormones and immunity. Encyclopedia of Immunology, 2nd Edition (I.M. Roitt and P.J. Delves, Eds.), Academic Press Ltd, London, UK, pp.2175-2178.
  8. Burudi, M. and Fox, H.S. (2001) The SIV model of HIV dementia, In: Advances in Viral Research: Neurovirology pp 435-459. (M.J. Buchmeier and I.L. Campbell, Eds.), Academic Press, New York, NY.
  9. Roberts, E.S. and Fox, H.S. (2004). Transcriptional analysis of inflammatory and glial responses in the CNS: Development of RNA fingerprints for neuroAIDS and other CNS disorders. In: The Neurobiology of AIDS, 2nd Edition (H.E. Gendelman, I. Grant, I.P. Everall, S. Lipton, S. Swindells, Eds.), Oxford University Press.
  10. Madden, L.J. and Fox, H.S. (2004). HIV/AIDS and methamphetamine abuse: The extreme cost of high-risk behavior. NIDA Research Monograph 184 (W.L. Dewey, Ed.), NIH Publication 04-5492, Bethesda, MD.

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