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David B. Teplow, Ph.D

Interim Director

David B. Teplow, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director, UCLA Biopolymer Laboratory, is the Interim Director of the UCLA California Alzheimer's Disease Center.

David B. Teplow, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director, UCLA Biopolymer Laboratory, is the Interim Director of the UCLA California Alzheimer's Disease Center. Dr. Teplow has had a life-long fascination with mechanisms of human diseases, first doing seminal work on the scrapie prion problem, in collaboration with Drs. Leroy Hood (Caltech) and Stanley Prusiner (UCSF), and for the last two decades working on the Alzheimer's disease problem. Dr. Teplow recently was recognized as one of the world's top 100 Alzheimer's disease researchers.