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Peter T. Nelson, MD, PhD

Department/Specialty

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Faculty Rank

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Clinic Information

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or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Anatomic Pathology
Neuropathology

Education

Degree

University of Chicago

Residency

University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia

Fellowship

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Neuropathology

Additional Information

Profile

Peter Nelson received his medical degree, and a doctorate in philosophy in Neurobiology, from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He then completed anatomic pathology residency, neuropathology clinical fellowship, and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia. He is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology. Nelson is leader of the Neuropathology Core of the University of Kentucky Alzheimer's Disease Center.

Nelson's areas of interest include neuropathology, microRNAs (miRNAs), Alzheimer's disease, hippocampal sclerosis of aging (HS-Aging), dementia with Lewy bodies, and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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