Biography & Research:
Giulio Maria Pasinetti is the Chief of the Brain Institute Center of Excellence for Novel Approaches to Neurodiagnostics and Neurotherapeutics and is the Saunders Family Chair and Professor in Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Pasinetti also serves as the Director of the Basic and Biomedical Research and Training, Geriatric Education and Clinical at the Bronx VA Medical Center. Dr. Pasinetti’s research on lifestyle factors and metabolic co-morbidities, including diabetes, influencing clinical dementia, neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s disease has made him a top expert in his field. Dr. Pasinetti is the recipient of several academic awards, including the Zenith and Temple awards from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Nathan W. and Margaret T. Shock Aging Research Foundation Award of the Gerontological Society of America, and the Foundation Queen Sofia of Spain Research Center Award on Alzheimer’s Disease. Most recently, Dr. Pasinetti received The Faculty Council Award for academic excellence at Mount Sinai and The Charles Dana Alliance for Brain Research Award from the Dana Foundation, recognizing productivity and worldwide leadership in his field.