- Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Anatomic Pathology
- Dementia with Lewy Bodies
- Hippocampal Sclerosis of Aging
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
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.
Research Publications on NCBI PubMed
UK Pathology and Laboratory Medicine