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David Holtzman, Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
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Dr. Holtzman attended the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University receiving his B.S. (1983) and M.D. (1985). He did medical internship followed by Neurology residency at UCSF from 1985-1989. He then did post-doctoral research training in the lab of William C. Mobley, MD, PhD, at UCSF from 1989-1994.  He moved to his own laboratory at Washington University in December of 1994. He was named as the Associate Professor of Neurology in 2001, Professor in November of 2002, and as the Andrew and Gretchen Jones Professor and head of the Department of Neurology in October 2003. In addition to his laboratory, administrative, and teaching duties, Dr. Holtzman is involved in clinical and research activities at the Washington University Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Past honors include being the recipient of a Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar Award in Aging Research, the 2003 Potamkin Prize from the American Academy of Neurology for research on Alzheimer's, election to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (2004), receiving a MERIT award from the NIA (2004), a 2006 recipient of the MetLife award on Alzheimer's disease, election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 2008, Alumni Merit Award, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 2011, Member, National Advisory Council, NINDS 2011, PhRMA, Research and Hope Award 2012, and Chancellor's Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2013.

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