PI: Keith Vossel

Keith Vossel

Dr. Keith Vossel is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA. Dr. Vossel received a master’s degree in biomedical engineering and medical degree with highest honors from the University of Tennessee. He completed neurology residency at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he served as a chief resident. Dr. Vossel completed fellowship training in behavioral neurology and dementia research at the University of California, San Francisco and Gladstone Institutes. Dr. Vossel investigates Alzheimer's disease and related disorders with a focus on brain rhythm abnormalities and translational therapies. Key discoveries include the presence of silent seizure activity, occurring during sleep and accelerating cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease, effects of amyloid-β and tau deposition on brain rhythms and related cognitive impairments in Alzheimer’s disease, and novel pathological functions of tau in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.