Location

Rochester, Minnesota

Summary

My clinical and research interests include normal aging, neurodegenerative disorders that cause cognitive impairment/dementia, neurogenetics, prion disorders, autoimmune/inflammatory encephalopathies, and the neurologically-based sleep disorders. Specific disorders of interest include mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, corticobasal degeneration, posterior cortical atrophy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, "Hashimoto's encephalopathy," nonvasculitic autoimmune meningoencephalopathies, REM sleep behavior disorder, narcolepsy, and restless legs syndrome/periodic limb movement disorder.

I work with colleagues in the Divisions of Behavioral Neurology and Movement Disorders in the Department of Neurology, Mayo Sleep Disorders Center, Robert H. and Clarice Smith and Abigail Van Buren Alzheimer's Disease Research Program of the Mayo Foundation, Mayo Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Udall Center for Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research, and Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.

Recent Publications

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Professional Details

Primary Appointment

  1. Neurology

Administrative Appointment

  1. Division of Behavioral Neurology

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Neurology

Education

  1. Fellow - Behavioral Neurology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Fellow - Sleep Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Neurology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Internship - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. MD University of Florida
  6. BS - Psychology University of Florida
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