David M. Holtzman, MD
Dr. Holtzman is the Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones Professor and Chairman of Neurology, Professor of Developmental Biology, Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and a member of the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders.
Dr. Holtzman attended the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University receiving his B.S. (1983) and M.D. (1985). He did medical internship followed by Neurology residency at UCSF from 1985-1989. He then did post-doctoral research training in the lab of William C. Mobley, MD, PhD, at UCSF from 1989-1994. At UCSF, he also established the Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic and was an Assistant Professor from 1991-1994. He moved to his own laboratory at Washington University in December of 1994. He was named as the Associate Professor of Neurology in 2001, Professor in November of 2002, and as the Andrew and Gretchen Jones Professor and head of the Department of Neurology in October 2003. In addition to his laboratory, administrative, and teaching duties, Dr. Holtzman is involved in clinical and research activities at the Washington University Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Past honors include being the recipient of a Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar Award in Aging Research, recipieint of the Potamkin Prize from the American Academy of Neurology for research on Alzheimer's (2003), election to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (2004), receiving a MERIT award from the NIA (2004), being a recipient of the MetLife award on Alzheimer's disease (2006), election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (2008), being a recipient of the alumni merit award from Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine (2010), being appointed to the National Advisory Council of the NINDS (2011), a recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2013), and being elected Fellow of the AAAS (2014).
For a recent list of Dr. Holtzman's publications, please visit the Holtzman Publications page.
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