Dr. Mony de Leon's Lab

Dr. de Leon is the founder and director of the Center for Brain Health in the Department of Psychiatry, NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. de Leon and his team wrote many 'first' papers, including: the now well established early hippocampal atrophy and glucose metabolism alterations in Alzheimer disease, as well as the first longitudinal imaging reports to predict the transition from normal aging to Alzheimer's dementia. Dr. de Leon has remained in the top 5% funding tier of the NIH for the past 25 years. In 2009 at the centennial celebration of the birth of Alois Alzheimer, Dr. de Leon was elected as “The world's pioneer in the brain imaging of Alzheimer's disease".

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