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Spotlight on Researchers


Around the world, thousands of dedicated researchers are focused on improving the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's disease. This page spotlights some of the many scientists who are dedicating their careers to Alzheimer's research. Read about the focus of their work — from investigating earlier detection to possible novel treatments — and the progress they are making toward a world without Alzheimer's.

Deborah Barnes, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, recipient of an Alzheimer's Association Investigator-Initiated Research Grant.
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Donna J. Cross, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, recipient of a 2010 New Investigator Research Grant.
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Chad Dickey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, recipient of an Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Research Grant.
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Lea T. Grinberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Lea T. Grinberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Memory and Aging Center, University of California at San Francisco, recipient of an Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Research Grant.
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Bruce T. Lamb, Ph.D.

Associate Staff, Lerner Research Institute, and Associate Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, recipient of a 2008 Investigator-Initiated Research Grant and 2005 Zenith Fellows Award.
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Orly Lazarov, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), recipient of an Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Research Grant.
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Cheryl A. Luis, Ph.D.

Associate Clinic Director, the Roskamp Institute, Sarasota, Florida, recipient of a 2009 New Investigator Research Grant.
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Jaya Padmanabhan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine, Johnnie B. Byrd, Sr. Alzheimer's Center & Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, recipient of a 2008 Investigator-Initiated Research Grant.
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Sanjay W. Pimplikar, Ph.D.

Associate Staff, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, recipient of a 2008 Investigator-Initiated Research Grant (IIRG), 2002 IIRG and 1995 Pilot Research Grant.
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Mary Mittelman, D.P.H.

Research Professor, New York University, Langone Medical Center, recipient of an Alzheimer's Association Zenith Fellows Award.
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Robia Pautler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, recipient of an Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Research Grant.
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Giulio Taglialatela, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, recipient of an Alzheimer's Association Investigator-Initiated Research Grant.
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Andrew Teich, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University, New York, recipient of a 2011 New Investigator Research Grant.
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Henrik Zetterberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden, recipient of an Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Research Grant.
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Liqin Zhao, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, recipient of a 2005 New Investigator Research Grant.
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