Artificial Intelligence | April 8–10, 2019 | Boston, MA USA

Rudolph Tanzi, PhD

Rudolph Tanzi, PhD
  • Vice-Chair, Neurology, Director, Genetics and Aging Research Unit, MGH; Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology, HMS,

Dr. Rudolph Tanzi is the Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Vice-Chair of Neurology, and Co-Director of the McCance Center for Brain Health at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also the Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tanzi co-discovered the first Alzheimer’s disease genes and as director of the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Alzheimer’s Genome Project has discovered over a dozen others. He is also actively developing therapies for treating and preventing AD using human brain organoid models. More recently, Dr. Tanzi and Dr. Rob Moir introduced the “anti-microbial” hypothesis of AD. Dr. Tanzi has published over 500 papers, received the Metropolitan Life Award, Potamkin Prize, Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award, and was on the 2015 TIME100 Most Influential People in the World list. He has co-authored the Bestsellers, “Super Brain” and “Super Genes”, and “The Healing Self”, with Dr. Deepak Chopra.

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