Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Clinical Professor/SDSU Psychology Clinic Director SDSU Neuropsychology
Address 619-594-2836 6363 Alvarado Court, Ste. 103 / San Diego, CA 92120

Graduate Institution

SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Research Description

Evaluation of treatment efficacy and/or disease progression in disorders impacting the CNS (including alcoholism, substance abuse, and HIV) using magnetic resonance spectroscopy, diffusion tensor imaging, and other novel neuroimaging techniques. Generation and application of demographically-corrected norms in neuropsychological assessment.

Representative Publications
  • Anderson, A.M., Fennema-Notestine, C., Umlauf, A., Taylor, M.J., Clifford, D.B., Marra, C.M., Collier, A.C., Gelman, B.B., McArthur, J.C., McCutchan, J.A., Simpson, D.M., Morgello, S., Grant, I., Letendre, S.L.and the CHARTER Group. (2015). CSF biomarkers of monocyte activation and chemotaxis correlate with magnetic resonance spectroscopy metabolites during chronic HIV disease. Journal of Neurovirology, 21, 559-67

  • Sorg S.F, Squeglia, L.M., Taylor, M.J., Alhassoon, O.M., Delano-Wood, L.M., Grant, I. (2015). Effects of aging on frontal white matter microstructure in alcohol use disorder and associations with processing speed. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76, 296-306.

  • Taylor, M.J., Schweinsburg, B.C., Alhassoon, O.M., Gongvatana, A., Brown, G.G., Young-Casey, C., Grant, I., & the HNRC Group. (2007). Effects of HIV and Methamphetamine on Cerebral Metabolites Measured with MR Spectroscopy. Journal of NeuroVirology, 13, 150-159.


Michael Taylor CV


Robert Heaton, PhD / Igor Grant, MD / Scott Sorg, PhD