About the Study

Study Leadership

The Longitudinal Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Study leadership is supported by researchers across the United States. From the busy streets in New York City to the Pacific coastline in San Francisco, these subject-matter experts support the core functions of the study and fill the gap in early-onset Alzheimer’s disease research.

Principal Investigators

Liana Apostolova

Liana Apostolova, MD, Indiana University

Barbara and Peer Baekgaard Professor of Alzheimer’s Disease Research.
Dr. Apostolova leads the administrative and clinical cores of the study. Dr. Apostolova also leads the Clinical Site at Indiana University.

Maria Carrillo

Maria C. Carrillo, PhD, Alzheimer's Association

Chief science officer of medical and scientific relations at the Alzheimer’s Association.
Dr. Carrillo and her team lead the study-wide recruitment and retention efforts.

Brad Dickerson

Brad Dickerson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Dickerson leads the magnetic resonance imaging core of the study and the Clinical Site at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Gil Rabinovici

Gil Rabinovici, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Edward Fein and Pearl Landrith Distinguished Professor in Memory and Aging at University of California in San Francisco.
Dr. Rabinovici leads the positron emission tomography (PET) core of the study and the Clinical Site at UCSF.

Other Co-Investigators

Paul Aisen

Paul Aisen, MD

Clinical Core Co-Leader
University of Southern California

Jeffrey Dage, PhD

Genetics & Biorepository Core Co-Leader
Indiana University
Ani Eloyan

Ani Eloyan, PhD

Biostatistics Core Leader
Brown University

Anne Fagan, PhD

Genetics & Biorepository Core Co-Leader
Washington University
Tatiana Foroud

Tatiana Foroud, PhD

Genetics and Biorepository Core Leader
Indiana University
Constantine Gatsonis

Constantine Gatsonis, PhD

Biostatistics Core Co-Leader
Brown University

Bernardino Ghetti, MD

Neuropathology Core Co-Leader
Indiana University

Lea Grinberg, MD, PhD

Neuropathology Core Co-Leader
University of California, San Francisco
Robert Koeppe

Robert Koeppe, PhD

PET Core Co-Leader
University of Michigan
Joel Kramer

Joel Kramer, PsyD

Clinical Core Co-Leader
University of California, San Francisco

Melissa Murray, PhD

Neuropathology Core Co-Leader
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville
Arthur Toga

Arthur Toga, PhD

Informatics Core Leader
University of Southern California
Prashanthi Vemuri

Prashanthi Vemuri, PhD

MRI Core Co-Leader
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Site Principal Investigators

Alireza Atri, MD PhD

Banner Sun Health Research Institute

Liana Apostolova, MD

Indiana University

Gregory Day, MD

Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville

Brad Dickerson, MD

Harvard University

Lawrence Honig, MD, PhD

Columbia University

David Jones, MD

Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Joseph Masdeu, MD, PhD

Houston Methodist

Mario Mendez, MD, PhD

University of California, Los Angeles

Chiadi Onyike, MBBS, MD

John Hopkins University

Gil Rabinovici, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Meghan Riddle, MD

Butler Hospital

Emily Rogalski, MD

Northwestern University

Thomas Wingo, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

David Wolk, MD

University of Pennsylvania

Kyle Womack, MD

Washington University School of Medicine