Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center

Core Members

Our core members manage the research facilities and services of or base their research within the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center.

View individual profiles of our core center members – with publication and contact information, research and clinical specialties, and more – via the links below.

Bigio, Eileen H

Bigio, Eileen H

Professor in Pathology

Description of Interests

My research interests lie in the area of neurodegenerative disease, particularly Alzheimer's disease and related disorders such as the frontotemporal lobar degenerations and motor neuron disease. My f... [more]

Geula, Changiz

Geula, Changiz

Research Professor in Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC) and Cell and Molecular Biology

Mesulam, M Marsel

Mesulam, M Marsel

Professor in Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department

Description of Interests

neural networks, functional imaging, dementia, cerebral cortex, cholinergic pathways

Morhardt, Darby J

Morhardt, Darby J

Research Associate Professor in Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC)

d-morhardt( at )northwestern.edu

Oboudiyat, Carly B

Oboudiyat, Carly B

Instructor in Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department

Description of Interests

Carly Oboudiyat is the Rosenstone fellow for behavioral neurology. She is interested in exploring why certain dementias affect specific regions of the brain, as well as finding interventions to treat... [more]

Ovsiew, Fred

Ovsiew, Fred

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

f-ovsiew( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

I see patients with depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric disorders and provide treatment with psychotherapy or pharmacotherapy as appropriate for the individual patient. I specialize in neuropsy... [more]

Rademaker, Alfred W

Rademaker, Alfred W

Professor in Preventive Medicine-Biostatistics

rademaker( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Early phase cancer studies, diagnostic and screening studies, study design and sample size determination

Reed, Deborah A

Reed, Deborah A

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Description of Interests

I have been interested in community mental health and have published in the field of rural psychiatry. I am currently interested in cognitive disorders and associated psychiatric syndromes in my work... [more]

Rogalski, Emily J

Rogalski, Emily J

Research Associate Professor in Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center (CNADC)

e-rogalski( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My research falls under the broad umbrella of aging and dementia and uses a multimodal approach to investigate two aging perspectives: primary progressive aphasia (PPA) in which neurodegenerative dise... [more]

Weintraub, Sandra

Weintraub, Sandra

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Description of Interests

Alzheimer's disease, Memory disorders, Neuropsychology, Early Onset Dementia, Primary Progressive Aphasia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Superaging. The ability to use language can be progressively disrupt... [more]