David B. Clifford, MD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Neurology
- Melba and Forest Seay Professor, Clinical Neuropharmacology in Neurology
- BA: Chemistry and History, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX (1971)
- Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1975)
- Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO (1977)
- Residency: Neurology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO (1980)
- Fellowship: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1981)
David B. Clifford, MD, is the Melba and Forest Seay Professor of Clinical Neuropharmacology. He was principal investigator of the Neurologic AIDS Research Consortium (NARC), the Washington University AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, site PI for the CNS HIV Antiretroviral Therapy Effects Research (CHARTER) study in St. Louis, and PI for the Washington University Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials (NeuroNEXT) site.
HIV neurological disorders, peripheral neuropathy, HIV related dementia, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), neurologic infection, multiple sclerosis.
HIV neurological disorders, peripheral neuropathy, HIV related dementia,AIDS neurology, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), neurologic infection, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease.
He is Medical Director for the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Disease (DIAN) Treatment Trial. He has been a leader in research on progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. He has served as residency program director in neurology and currently leads the Ethiopia site for the Global Scholars in Medicine of WUSTL. He has performed international research in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Thailand, Guinea Bissau, The Gambia and Senegal.