Profiles in "Dementia" Expertise Area

  • Dr. Cook-Deegan's research interests include science policy, health policy, biomedical research, cancer and intellectual property.
  • Estève Giraud oversees all research projects at the Swette Center relating to organic and urban agriculture, policy interventions, food security, food sovereignty and food systems resilience.
  • Gómez-Morales studies innovative ways of providing skills training interventions to caregivers of people with dementia using virtual reality.
  • As part of the Velazquez Lab in Biodesign's Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, I am investigating mechanisms of basal forebrain cholinergic neuron alteration in Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Ofori is interested in using multimodal neuroimaging techniques to discover early diagnostic and progression markers for subtypes of dementia, parkinsonism, and neuropathies.
  • The Sattler laboratory focuses on studies of neurodegeneration in FTD, AD, LBD and ALS using human patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cell-differentiated neurons and glia as a disease model.
  • Dr. Peckham uses critical institutional theories to lead actionable research. She applies co-design approaches to promote effective health system (re)design efforts.