Alzheimer’s Disease

doctor golde with researchers in the lab

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in the elderly; beginning with subtle memory loss and progressing relentlessly. AD ultimately involves higher cognitive functions, leading to complete incapacitation and death.

Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers at the CTRND

Jose F Abisambra

Jose F Abisambra

Associate Professor, Program Co-Director MS In Neuroscience Graduate Program
Karina Alviña

Karina Alviña

Research Assistant Professor
David R Borchelt

David R Borchelt

Professor, Director SantaFe Health Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Email: drb1@ufl.edu
Steven T DeKosky

Steven T DeKosky MD

Deputy Director, McKnight Brain Institute; Aerts-Cosper Professor Of Alzheimer’s Research; Associate Director 1Florida AD Research Center’ And Professor Of Neurology & Neuroscience
Matthew Farrer

Matthew Farrer PhD

Lauren And Lee Fixel Chair, Professor Of Neurology, Director Of Clinical Genomics Program At UF Clinical And Translational Science Institute
Benoit Giasson

Benoit Giasson

Professor, Graduate Co-Coordinator Neuroscience Graduate Program
Todd E Golde

Todd E Golde

Professor, Director McKnight Brain Institute
Valerie Joers

Valerie Joers

Research Assistant Professor
Yona R Levites

Yona R Levites

Research Associate Professor
Jada Lewis

Jada Lewis

Professor, Deputy Director McKnight Brain Institute
Brenda Moore

Brenda Moore

Research Assistant Professor
Edgardo Rodriguez

Edgardo Rodriguez

Assistant Professor
Email: edrod@ufl.edu
Guilian M Xu

Guilian M Xu

Associate Scientist
Email: xugl@ufl.edu