- Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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.
Nelson is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology. He leads 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.
Faculty RankProfessor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia
American Board of Pathology, Neuropathology
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Pathology
Pathology & Laboratory MedicineRoom MS-117
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion HFax: 859-323-2094800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536
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- Alzheimer's Disease
- Dementia with Lewy Bodies
- Hippocampal Sclerosis of Aging
- MicroRNAs (MiRNAs)
Asao Hirano Prize, 2014, American Association of Neuropathologists (AANP)