Dr. Gendelman's Biographical Information

Howard E. Gendelman

MD 1979
Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine
Distinguished Alumnus 1999


Positions and Employment
2007 Head, Carol J. Swarts Laboratory for Emerging Neuroscience, UNMC, Omaha, NE
10/04 Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology
09/04 Margaret R. Larson Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases
9/04 Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, UNMC, Omaha, NE
08/03 President and Founder, Brain First, Inc
05/03 Adjunct Professor
Microbiology and Zoology, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
12/00 Co-Director
NebraskaCenter for Virology, UNL/UNMC/Creighton University Consortium
9/00-12/00 Adjunct Professor
Neurobiology and J. William Fulbright Research Scholar, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
3/98-08/04 David T. Purtilo Distinguished Chair of Pathology and Microbiology
9/97 Courtesy Professor
Department of Psychiatry, UNMC, Omaha, NE
9/97 Director
Center for Neurovirology and Neurodegenerative Disorders, University of Nebraska Neuroscience Program, UNMC, Omaha, NE
8/95-10/97 Professor
Department of Surgery, UNMC, Omaha, NE
6/94 Graduate Faculty - Creighton University, Omaha, NE
5/94 Professor with tenure - Departments of Medicine, Pathology and Microbiology, UNMC, Omaha, NE
10/93- Professor, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, UNMC, Omaha, NE
4/93 Graduate Fellow - UNMC, Omaha, NE
4/93 Graduate Faculty - UNMC, Omaha, NE
1/93-9/97 Chief, Laboratory of Viral Pathogenesis, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, UNMC, Omaha, NE
1/93 Professor of Medicine
Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE
1/85-12/92 Lecturer
Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD
7/88-2/92 Staff Physician
Infectious Diseases Clinical Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
1/90-3/93 Research Associate Professor
Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
7/88-12/92 Principal Scientist
Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Uniformed Services University Health Science Center (USUHSC), 4301 Jones Bridge Rd., Bethesda, MD
11/87-12/92 Laboratory Chief
HIV-Immunopathogenesis Program, Department of Cellular Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington DC
7/85-7/89 Assistant Professor of Medicine
(Division of Infectious Diseases), The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
7/82-5/85 Clinical and Research Fellow
Departments of Neurology and Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), the Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, MD
7/79-7/82 Resident, Internal Medicine
Montefiore Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM), Bronx, NY
2/79-5/79 Instructor
Laboratory Neuroanatomy, PA State University College of Medicine
1/79-7/79 Research Associate
PA State University College of Medicine, Laboratory of Neurovirology, Department of Microbiology Hershey, PA
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Other experience and professional memberships:

  • The American College of Physicians
  • The American Medical Association
  • The American Society for Neurological Investigation
  • The Johns Hopkins Immunology Council
  • The Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association
  • The Maryland Society of Internal Medicine
  • The American Society for Microbiology
  • Reticuloendothelial Society
  • Clinical Immunology Society
  • International Society for Interferon Research
  • The American Association of Immunologists
  • The American College of Physicians
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Society for NeuroImmune Pharmacology
  • International Society of Neuroimmunology
  • International Society for NeuroVirology
  • Neurotoxicity Society

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  • UNMC Outstanding Faculty Mentor of the Year, 2014
  • UNMC Innovator of the Year, 2013
  • Herman Friedman Founders NeuroImmune Pharmacology Society Prize, 2013
  • University of Nebraska Outstanding Research and Creative Activity (ORCA) Award, 2012
  • UNMC Scientist Laureate and Distinguished Scientist, 2008
  • Wybran NeuroImmune Pharmacology Prize, 2007
  • Internal Medicine Research Career Excellence Award, UNMC, Department of Internal Medicine, 2003
  • ISI Highly Cited Top < 1% of publication citations in the field of Microbiology. Top Physicians, Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2003
  • Jacob Javits Neuroscience Research Award, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, NINDS, 2001
  • J. William Fulbright Research Scholar,Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 2000
  • Pennsylvania State University”Distinguished Alumnus” Alumni Fellow Pennsylvania State University-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1999
  • UNMC Special Achievement Award-1999 and 2000


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Books and book chapters:

  1. Xiong, H. and Gendelman, Howard E. Current Laboratory Methods in Neuroscience, Springer Protocols Handbooks, 2014.
  2. Gendelman, H.E. Preface. Lentiviruses and macrophages: Molecular and Cellular Interactions Eds. Moira Desport, 2009.
  3. Ikezu, Tsuneya and Gendelman, Howard E. Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Springer, New York, 2008.
  4. Nowacek, A. and Gendelman, H.E. Nanotechnology and drug delivery for the nervous system and its relevance for neuroAIDS. In. Neuroimmunology and Developmental Neuroscience, eds. R. Donahoe, Bastion India Press, 2009.
  5. Gendelman,H.E., Joseph, J., Fox, H., and Sharp B. Molecular Markers and Mechanisms of HIV-1 induced nervous system disease. J. Neuroimmunol. 157 (1-2, special edition, 2004 pp 1-1,184.
  6. Gendelman, H.E., Grant, I., Lipton, S.A., Everall, I., and Swindells, S: The Neurology of AIDS, second edition, Oxford University Press, London, 2004.
  7. Gendelman, H.E., Zheng, J., and Miller, R. Neural Immunity. J. NeuroVirol. (special edition) December 8(6) 2002.
  8. Gendelman, H.E. Innate and Acquired Immunity in Neurodegenerative Disorders, J. Leuk. Biol. (special edition), April 1999.
  9. Gendelman, H.E., Rappaport, J., and Hickey, W. The Blood Brain Barrier. J. NeuroVirol. (special edition), December 1999.
  10. Gendelman, H.E., Lipton, S.A., Epstein, L.G., and Swindells, S.: The Neurology of AIDS, Chapman and Hall Publishers, first edition, New York, 1997, pp. 1-599.

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