• Jon Valla, Ph.D.

    Jon Valla Ph.D. Neuroscientist, Barrow Neurological Institute Neuroscientist; Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Midwestern University, Glendale Dr. Valla received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Texas at Austin and joined the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium to apply functional markers of brain regional energy metabolism to the emerging murine models of Alzheimer’s disease at the Harrington Research […]

  • Brian Verrelli, Ph.D.

    Brian Verrelli Ph.D. Genomics, Arizona State University Researcher, The Biodesign Institute at ASU Center for Evolutionary Functional Genomics Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences Verrelli is examining genes involved in neurotransmitter regulation that have been associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Office: (480)965-0398 Email:

  • Douglas Walker, Ph.D.

    Douglas Walker Ph.D. Research Professor, Arizona State University Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Neuroinflammation   Dr. Walker’s research interests have included the role of microglia, the brain resident macrophages, in inflammatory processes in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) brains. Dr. Walker and colleagues have developed methods to isolate microglia from elderly […]

  • David A Weidman, M.D.

    David A Weidman M.D. Neurology, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine Dr. Weidman is a neurologist, trialist, and memory disorders specialist, whose clinical specialty is Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders.

  • Stephen G West, Ph.D.

    Stephen G West Ph.D. Psychology, Arizona State University Professor, Department of Psychology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Stephen G. West is currently Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University (ASU). He also served for 15 years as co-principal investigator of the National Institute of Mental Health funded Preventive Intervention Research Center at ASU. He […]

  • Bryan K Woodruff, M.D.

    Bryan K Woodruff M.D. Neurology Mayo Clinic Instructor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Dr. Woodruff maintains a clinical practice with an emphasis on memory and other cognitive disorders. Practicing at the Mayo Clinic affords him the opportunity to see a diverse population of patients with cognitive disorders ranging from common conditions such as […]

  • Shawn D. Youngstedt, Ph.D.

    Shawn D. Youngstedt Ph.D. Professor of Nursing and Health Innovation Professor of Health Solutions Research Scientist Arizona State University Shawn D. Youngstedt, PhD, is a Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and the College of Health Solutions at ASU, and a research scientist at ASU. His research has focused on nonpharmacologic treatments […]

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