Kalpana J. Kallianpur, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
651 Ilalo Street, BSB 320
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Telephone: 808 692-1331
E-mail: kalpana@hawaii.edu


University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, B.A. 1979 – Physics
University of Texas, Austin, PhD. 1986 – Physics
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, M.S. 2012 – Biomedical Sciences

Personal Statement

Dr. Kallianpur’s research interests include the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the effects of HIV on brain structure and function. She has demonstrated associations between brain atrophy and the peripheral HIV DNA reservoir, and is currently examining resting-state functional brain networks in relation to HIV-related cognitive decline and other complications of HIV disease. Dr. Kallianpur joined the Hawaii Center for AIDS in 2008 and the Department of Tropical Medicine in 2016.