Dr. Gazzaley is a world-renown neuroscientist focusing on cognition and memory in aging. He has published numerous articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Neuroscience, Nature Neuroscience Reviews, Experimental Neurology and Neurobiology of Aging. He has lectured extensively on neural networks, aging (specifically on Alzheimer’s), and top-down modulation in visual processing.
Dr. Gazzaley received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He completed his residency in Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently Assistant Professor of Neurology and Physiology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a faculty member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program. He was awarded and conducted research under an American Federation for Aging Research post-doctoral grant and a National Research Service Award post-doctoral grant. He was awarded the Cajal Club’s prestigious KriegCortical Scholar Award for his doctoral thesis entitled: Glutamate Receptor Plasticity in the Hippocampus: Implications for Age-Related Learning and Memory Deficits.
Dr. Gazzaley is Board Certified in Neurology, and is a member of several Neurology and Neuroscience societies including the American Academy of Neurology, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, the Organization for Human Brain Mapping and the Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology. He is a contributing editor to Science’s Science of Aging Knowledge Environment.