Karen L. Wrenn Lecture: Preventing Alzheimer's

October 3, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Eric Reiman, MD
Erik Reiman

Sponsored by the Karen L. Wrenn Trust. Dr. Reiman is Executive Director of the Banner Alzheimer's Institute and Chief Executive Officer for Banner Research. He is also Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona, University Professor of Neuroscience at Arizona State University, Clinical Director of Neurogenomics at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), and Director of the Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium. Dr. Reiman earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Reiman received his Psychiatry Residency Training at Duke University and Washington University in St. Louis. He launched his career in brain imaging research at Washington University. Dr. Reiman and his colleagues have made pioneering contributions in brain imaging research, the study of human behaviors, the earliest detection and tracking of Alzheimer's disease in persons at different levels of genetic risk, and the accelerated evaluation of Alzheimer's prevention therapies. He is an author of more than 400 publications, a principal investigator of six active National Institutes of Health grants, and recipient of the Potamkin Prize for his contributions to Alzheimer's Disease research.