Gene Alexander


Psychology, University of Arizona

Professor, Department of Psychology, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, and Neuroscience Graduate Interdisciplinary Program
Director, Brain Imaging, Behavior & Aging Lab
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Dr. Alexander’s research interests focus on the study of brain-behavior relationships in the context of aging and age-related, neurodegenerative disease. He uses neuroimaging techniques with measures of cognition and behavior to address research questions on the effects of healthy aging and Alzheimer’s disease on the brain. Dr. Alexander’s research has been supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institutes of Mental Health, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium. He directs the Brain Imaging, Behavior & Aging Lab in the Department of Psychology and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Arizona. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee for the NIA Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Center and directs the MRI Morphology Core of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium.

Phone: (520) 626-7104
Brain Imaging, Behavior & Aging lab