Roy Alcalay, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University
Location: New York, New York, United States
Roy Alcalay, MD, MSc, is an assistant professor of neurology in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, New York, and the program director of the Movement Disorders Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree from Tel Aviv University, Israel, completed his neurology training at Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He then specialized in movement disorders at Columbia University. He received an MSc in patient-oriented research from the Biostatistics Department, Columbia University. His research focuses on biomarkers -- objective measures of disease -- and genetics in Parkinson's disease (PD) and cognitive functioning. He is a Brookdale Leadership in Aging fellow, and his research is supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the Smart Foundation.
- The Role of Inflammation and Risk of Parkinson's Disease in People with GBA1 Mutations (2018)
- White Blood Cell and Urine Collection in LRRK2 and GBA Mutation Carriers (2017)
- Penetrance of LRRK2 in the LRRK2 Cohort Consortium (2013)
- Neuropathological tissue collection in LRRK2 Mutant carriers with and without PD (2011)