University of California, Irvine, United States
Claudia Kawas, M.D., Al and Trish Nichols Chair in Clinical Neuroscience and Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology & Behavior at the University of California, Irvine, is a geriatric neurologist and researcher in the areas of aging and dementia. Her work is concentrated on the epidemiology of aging and Alzheimer's disease, disability and frailty, determinants of successful aging, clinical-pathological investigations, clinical trials, and most recently, longitudinal studies in cognitive and functional abilities in the oldest-old. At UCI, she is Co-PI of The 90+ Study, a population-based sample of more than 2,000 people aged 90 years and older, and Associate Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders.
Dr. Kawas has served on many national and international committees including the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council of the Alzheimer’s Association, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), The Dana Foundation, and the United States Food & Drug Administration. Dr. Kawas has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and has worked with numerous longitudinal studies of aging and dementia including the Bronx Aging Study, the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (NIA), the Cardiovascular Health Study/Gingko Evaluation of Memory (CHS/GEM), and The 90+ Study.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
4:14 PM – 4:30 PM