Dr. Mark P. Mattson, PhD
Dr. Mattson's research is aimed at understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms of brain aging and the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, and stroke. His Work has elucidated how the brain responds adaptively to challenges such as fating and exercise, and he has used that information to develop novel interventions to promote optimal brain function throughout life.
Dr. Mattson is among the most highly cited neuroscientist's in the world with an 'h' index of over 200. He has received many awards including the Metropolitan Life Foundation Medical Research Award, the Alzheimer's Zenith Award and the Santiago Grosolia Chair Prize, and he is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.