William Jagust, MD
Professor pf Public Health and Neuroscience at University of California, Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California, United States
Dr. Jagust received training as a clinical neurologist, after which he served on the faculty at the UC Davis School of Medicine where he was department chair from 1998-2003. He moved to UC Berkeley in 2004 where he is currently a professor in the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and the School of Public Health and a faculty senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His research is focused on understanding brain aging and dementia using multimodal imaging techniques that include structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), functional MRI and positron emission tomography (PET) scanning. Dr. Jagust has served on many National Institute of Health review committees, including chairing the National Institute on Aging's Neuroscience of Aging Review Committee. He is a member of the editorial board of the Annals of Neurology, Brain Imaging and Behavior and Alzheimer's Disease and Associated Disorders and is an associate editor of the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. He is the recipient of the 2013 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's and Related Diseases.