Profiles in "Alzheimer's" Expertise Area

  • Coon designs and evaluates interventions, such as CarePRO and EPIC, that focus on culturally diverse groups of midlife and older adults facing chronic illnesses (dementia, cancer, depression) and family caregivers.
  • Dr. Jurutka is an endocrinologist applying molecular medicine approaches to elucidate fundamental questions in human health/disease including work on: nutraceuticals, cancer, IBS, drug discovery and neurobiology of vitamin D.
  • Ros is a faculty member of SMS and the Center for Applied Structural Discovery at ASU's Biodesign Institute. Her current research interests include bioanlalytics in the micro- and nanoenvironment.
  • Dr. Mastroeni's current research is examining genetic ( Mom & Dad) and epigenetic (environmental) changes within single classes of cells in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease by laser capture microdissection (LCM).
  • Dr. Cook-Deegan's research interests include science policy, health policy, biomedical research, cancer and intellectual property.
  • Velazquez's research interests include identifying novel therapeutic targets for neurodegenerative disorders such as Down Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease and the tauopathies.
  • Ofori is interested in using multimodal neuroimaging techniques to discover early diagnostic and progression markers for subtypes of dementia, parkinsonism, and neuropathies.