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  • Gale Kittle, RN, MPH

    Gale Kittle RN, MPH Research Nurse, Barrow Neurological Institute Research Nurse Clinician Outreach Coordinator Gale Kittle, RN, MPH is the research nurse coordinator for the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) site of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Center (AAC). In addition to this role, she provides leadership in outreach to underserved communities and edits the AAC newsletter for […]

  • Jessica Langbaum, Ph.D.

    Jessica Langbaum Ph.D. Principal Scientist, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Associate Director, Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative Dr. Langbaum received her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Psychology with high honors from Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio and her graduate degree in Psychiatric Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. Her research focuses on the design […]

  • Dona E.C Locke, Ph.D.

    Dona E.C Locke Ph.D. Neuropsychologist, Mayo Clinic Senior Associate Consultant and Assistant Professor of Psychology Department of Psychiatry and Psychology Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ   Dr. Locke is a Neuropsychologist whose clinical specialty is outpatient diagnostic neuropsychology. Her practice primarily involves assessment of elderly patients with known or suspected dementias; however, she also […]

  • Lih-Fen Lue, Ph.D.

    Lih-Fen Lue Ph.D. Research Professor, Arizona State University Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center Senior Scientist Head of Laboratory of Neuroinflammation Dr. Lue, Head of Laboratory of Neuroinflammation at Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center (NDRC) of Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University (ASU), is trained as a neuroanatomist and electron microscopist during her Ph.D. and postdoctoral fellowship. Dr. Lue has […]

  • Gary Marchant, Ph.D., JD

    Gary Marchant Ph.D., JD Law & Ethics, Arizona State University Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law & Ethics, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; Executive Director, Center for Law, Science & Technology; Professor, School of Life Sciences Gary Marchant is the Lincoln Professor Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of […]

  • Diego Mastroeni

    Diego Mastroeni Assistant Research Professor, Arizona State University, Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, Biodesign Institute Diego Mastroeni’s current research is examining genetic changes within the brain regions affected early in Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Results could shed new light on the genetic basis of glial dysfunction in dementia. It could also lead to more targeted […]

  • Lawrence S Mayer, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

    Lawrence S Mayer M.D., M.S., Ph.D. Psychiatry, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Psychiatric Epidemiologist, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Professor of Biostatistics, Arizona State University Consultant in Psychiatric Epidemiology, Good Samaritan Medical Center Professor of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Arizona Professor, Graduate Program in Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona Chair, Division of Research, Medical Professionals […]

  • Elliott Mufson, Ph.D.

    Elliott Mufson, PhD, is an Institutional Professor in the Division of Neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute.  Dr. Mufson is the director of several active grants, including a National Institute on Aging-supported Program Project grant entitled the “Neurobiology of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) in the Elderly” and a Department of Defense grant to study brain trauma. […]

  • Lynn Nadel, Ph.D.

    Lynn Nadel Ph.D. Psychology, University of Arizona Regents Professor of Psychology   Lynn Nadel’s research interests have included the functions of the hippocampus in memory and spatial cognition, memory consolidation and reconsolidation, the effects of stress and sleep on memory, and the cognitive deficits in Down Syndrome. He is the co-author of “The hippocampus as […]

  • Walter J Nieri, M.D.

    Walter J Nieri M.D. Geriatrics, Banner Sun Health Research Institute Program Director, Banner Health Geriatric Fellowship Program, Director, The Center For Healthy Aging   Dr. Nieri is the Program Director for theBanner Health Geriatric Fellowship Program, Sun City/Phoenix, Arizona. This program is to educate young physicians to become geriatric doctors. In addition, he is the […]

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