Dr. Peter Nelson explains Primary Age-Related Tauopathy and his role in defining this new disease.
My name is Peter Nelson; I received my medical degree, and a doctorate in philosophy in Neurobiology, from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. I then completed anatomic pathology residency, neuropathology clinical fellowship, and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia. I am board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology. I am leader of the Neuropathology Core of the University of Kentucky Alzheimer's Disease Center.
My areas of interest include neuropathology, microRNAs (miRNAs), Alzheimer's disease, hippocampal sclerosis of aging (HS-Aging), dementia with Lewy bodies, and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia
Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Neuropathology
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion H
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0293
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