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

Program Director & Professor
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, Co-Deputy Director McKnight Brain Institute
Brenda Moore

Brenda Moore

PostDoc Associate
Edgardo Rodriguez

Edgardo Rodriguez

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

Guilian M Xu

Associate Scientist
Email: xugl@ufl.edu