Causes and treatment of age-related neurodegenerative diseases

  • Lucile Groff Professor of Neurology for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders

  • Director of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Dr. Paulson’s research and clinical interests concern the causes and treatment of age-related neuro degenerative diseases, with a focus on hereditary ataxias, Alzheimer’s disease, and frontotemporal dementia. His laboratory investigates the mechanisms underlying degenerative brain diseases and seeks preventive therapies for these largely untreatable and often fatal disorders.