Scientific Advisory Board

Professor of Clinical Neurochemistry, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Head of Clinical Neurochemistry Laboratory, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Former researcher at the Medical Research Council (MRC), Sweden

Founder, Aslan Academy Consulting, Cincinnati, Ohio
ITECS Innovative Technology Market Development, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

  • Formerly Scientific Review Officer, Emerging Technologies & Training in Neuroscience, Center for Scientific Review, NIH
  • Past Professor and Director of Research, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati

Director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Las Vegas, Nevada and Cleveland, Ohio
Professor of Neurotherapeutics and Drug Development in the Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Past President of the Behavioral Neurology Society and the American Neuropsychiatric Association

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco, California
Member, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, California

  • Adjunct Member, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, California
  • Member of the National Academy of Science and the National Academy of Inventors
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Unit at McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Medicine at McGill University, Montreal, Canada

  • Member, Douglas Mental Health University Institute’s Research Center
  • Membre Associé, Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie, Université de Montréal

Co-Director of Management of Aging Services Program, McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Past Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elders Affairs
  • Executive Director of Massachusetts Governor’s Commissions

Head of Memory Disorders Unit, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic
Associate Professor of Neurology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Vice-chair of the European Federation of Neurological Societies Section on Dementia and Cognitive Neurology
  • Chairman of Section on Cognitive Neurology of the Czech Neurological Society

Chief Executive Officer, American Life Science Pharmaceuticals, La Jolla, California
Adjunct Associate Professor, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

  • Associate Editor of “Current Alzheimer’s Research”

Chief Scientific Officer, Complexa Therapeutics, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Chief Medical Officer, Q Therapeutics, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

  • Faculty member at UCSF, Yale, Penn and Uniformed Service of Health Sciences Medical Schools
  • Past Head of Development and Chief Medical Officer at Endo Pharmaceuticals
  • Past Vice President, Global Clinical Research Operations at Pfizer

Co-Founder, ZettaScience, Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona
Consulting Medical Director, Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Phoenix, Arizona

  • Founder of Pivotal Research Center in Phoenix, one of the largest medical research centers in the U.S.
  • Principal investigator on nearly 400 clinical trials

Director of Research and Education at the Geriatric Clinic and Head of the Unit of Clinical Trials, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Professor and Senior Geriatrician, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Leading expert on Alzheimer’s risk factors, early diagnoses and disease prevention
  • Expert/member of advisory boards for industry related to dementia studies
  • Founding member of the European Dementia Prevention Initiative (EDPI)
  • Principal investigator – Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (FINGER)

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, California
Executive Director of Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment at University of California, San Diego, California

  • Founding Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Stanford University
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Director of Memory Disorders Clinic, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York

  • Director of Alzheimer’s Disease Care, Research and Education Program at the University of Rochester

Chief Executive Officer of Banner Research and Executive Director of Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

  • Director of Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium
  • Clinical Director, Neurogenomics Division at the Translational Genomics Research Institute

Camille and Larry Ruvo Endowed Chair for Brain Health, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Las Vegas, NV
Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV

Medical Director of Premiere Research Institute, Palm Beach Neurology, West Palm Beach, Florida
Clinical Professor of Neurology, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Past Director of St. Mary’s Hospital Memory Disorders Center

CEO & Chief Scientific Officer, JSS Medical Research, Montreal, Canada
Professor of Surgery and Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Director of Surgical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada

  • Reviewer for over five leading peer reviewed journals

Founder & Director of the Alzheimer Center, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Professor of Cognitive Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Honorary Professor of Neurology, University College London, London, England

  • Vice President, Deltaplan Dementie
  • Past Scientific Director, Dutch Pearlstring Institute (PSI)
  • Elected member of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011

Senior Vice President & Chief Research Officer, Lifespan Hospital System, Providence, Rhode Island
Professor of Neurology, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

  • Past Director and Early Clinical Leader of novel compounds for Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia at Pfizer
  • Senior Associate Editor of “Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association”

Chief, Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical and Research Center, University Hospital Center, Toulouse, France
Chairman of the Department of Internal and Geriatric Medicine, University Hospital Center, Toulouse, France

  • President of the International Association of Gerontology and Aging
  • Chairman of the International Academy on Nutrition and Aging
  • Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging

Director, Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, UCSF VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California
Professor of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, California

  • Principal investigator of the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), the largest international observational study of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Former Director of the Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIND) at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center