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Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

  Division of Geriatric Medicine

Research


Centers and Laboratories


Neurobiology of Aging

 

ALZHEIMER DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER (ADRC)

The University of Pittsburgh's Alzheimer Disease Research Center is funded by the National Institute on Aging and is one of the nation's leading research centers specializing in the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and related disorders. Its mission is to integrate, coordinate, and support new and ongoing Alzheimer disease and aging research.

  Neelesh Nadkarni Lab  

Neelesh Nadkarni MD Phd focuses on understanding the impact of brain amyloid deposition and cerebral small-vessel disease on the interface between mobility and cognition in older adults, supported by an NIH K award. He is also conducting a pilot study supported by our NIH-funded Alzheimer Disease Research Center, and serves on the adjudication committee of the NIA-funded Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) Study.