William Jagust MD

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Professor
Public Health and Neuroscience

Professor Jagust’s research is oriented towards understanding the changes in the brain that occur with aging and Alzheimer’s disease.

Professor Jagust’s research is oriented towards understanding the changes in the brain that occur with aging and Alzheimer’s disease. His work uses multimodality imaging and cognitive neuroscience approaches. He leads the PET Core of the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, a 60-site multicenter, multimodal brain imaging project and is the Principal Investigator of the Berkeley Aging Cohort Study.

  • Residency – Neurology, Boston University, 1983
  • MD – SUNY Stony Brook, 1978
  • BA – Psychology, Reed College, Portland, 1974
  • Brain aging
  • Dementia
  • Imaging with PET and MRI
  • PH 129 The Aging Brain
  • PH217D Biological and Public Health Aspects of Alzheimer’s disease
  • PH 290 Neuroepidemiology