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Douglas R. Galasko, MD

Douglas R. Galasko, MD
Director / Principal Investigator

Douglas R. Galasko, MD is a Professor In Residence, Department of Neurosciences. Dr. Galasko has made important original research contributions in the area of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).

Douglas R. Galasko, MD is a Professor In Residence, Department of Neurosciences. Dr. Galasko has made important original research contributions in the area of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Specific areas of investigation include biological markers and genetic risk factors for AD, heterogeneity in AD, and subtypes and variants such as DLB. He has also been active in improving clinical measurement in AD, especially indices of progression. His fields of interest includes clinical research pertaining to Alzheimer’s disease and neurological problems associated with aging. Dr. Galasko provides formal courses and lectures as well as individual instruction to medical students, residents, and fellows in a variety of settings, including the inpatient service and several outpatient clinics at the UCSD and VA San Diego Medical Centers.