Frank R. Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor · Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Lin’s epidemiologic research established the impact of hearing loss on the risk of cognitive decline, dementia & brain aging in elderly

Hearing Aids Cognitive Decline Epidemiology Aging Hearing Loss

Prof. Michael Valenzuela

Associate Professor · The University of Sydney

Psychology, clinical medicine, and neuroscience expert, exploring how complex mental activity impacts dementia

Cognitive Reserve Computerized Cognitive Training Cognitive Decline Human Skin-Derived Neural Precursors

Anne-Marie Minihane

Professor of Nutrigenetics, Head of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine and Director of Norwich Institute of Healthy Ageing (NIHA) · University of East Anglia

Her research explores the link between healthier eating and preventing brain disease.

Healthy Eating Nutrigenetics Heart Disease Nutrition Preventitive Medicine

Dr. Natalie Phillips

Research Chair in Sensory - Cognitive Health in Aging and Dementia · Concordia University

Natalie is an expert in neuropsychology, studies cognition and brain function in healthy older adults and those with/at risk for dementia.

Cognitive Assessment Sensory Function and Cognition Neuropsychology Aging and Dementia Bilingualism

Allison Aiello, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Social Epidemiology Program Leader · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Allison E. Aiello is a professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Coronavirus Epidemiology Infectious Disases Social Epidemiology Influenza Transmission

David Steffens, M.D., M.H.S.

Professor and Chair, Psychiatry · University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Steffens' research focuses on late-life mood and cognitive disorders.

Late-Life Depression Dementia

Dr Ian Maidment

Reader, Pharmacy · Aston University

Dr Ian Maidment is an experienced researcher, manager and clinician with a broad research background.

Community Pharmacy Dementia Pharmacology Mental Health Medication Management for Older People

Jill Sonke

Director, UF Center for Arts in Medicine · University of Florida

Jill Sonke is active in research, teaching, and international cultural exchange.

Telehealth Global Health Arts Arts in Medicine Dance

Prof. Reshma A. Merchant

Head Div of Geriatric Medicine, Dept of Medicine · National University Hospital

A/Prof Merchant is a strong advocate for ageing in place and recognized as a thought expert in frailty and healthy ageing internationally.

Population Health Healthy Ageing Successful Ageing in the Community Sarcopenia Academic Administration

Catherine Price

Associate Professor, Paul Satz Term Professor · University of Florida

Price’s career has been devoted to studying the neuropsychology of older adults with and without dementia and neuroanatomical changes.

Parkinson's Dementia Brain Imaging Neuroscience and the Brain Cognitive Ageing

Dr. John Beard

Director of Ageing and Life Course · World Health Organization

Dr John Beard, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., is Director of Ageing and Life Course with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva

Fostering Healthy Ageing Population Ageing Epidemiology Public Health and Ageing

Michael Chumley

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Research focus has been on the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Developmental Neurobiology Exercise Physiology Immunology Psychology

Dr. Cristina Polidori

Professor of Ageing Medicine and Geriatrics · University Hospital of Cologne

Dr. Polidori is the head of the Ageing Clinical Research Unit of the Dpt II of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Cologne

Nutritional Cognitive Neuroscience Healthy Ageing Geriatrics and Gerontology Ageing Medicine Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Professor Russell Bauer

Professor · University of Florida

Bauer’s current projects include evaluation of factors that contribute to post-concussion disabilities.

Memory Retrieval Failures Traumatic Brain Injury Neuroscience and the Brain Epilepsy Alzheimer's

Prof. Yaakov Stern

Florence Irving Professor of Neuropsychology · Columbia University

Neurology and psychology expert exploring the neural basis for cognitive aging and cognitive reserve

Alzheimer's Disease Cognitive Reserve Psychology Neurology Cognitive Neuroscience

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

Prof. Antony Bayer

Emeritus Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Cardiff University · Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health

Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Division of Population Medicine in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University

Frailty Re-enablement Cognitive impairment and dementia Research Methods and Older People

Prof. Nicola Lautenschlager

Academic, Psychiatry · The University of Melbourne

Expert on old age, conducting preventative clinical research on cognitive decline

Cognitive Reserve Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Mental Health in Older Adults Mild Cognitive Impairment

Dr. Bradley Willcox

Professor and Director of Research · Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Dr. Willcox is also an author of a NY Times best-selling book on healthy aging

Long Term Care Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine

Annabelle Singer

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Annabelle Singer researches to understand how neural activity produces memories and spurs the brain’s immune system.

Alzheimer's Disease Virtual Reality Optogenetics Learning & Memory Neural Coding & Decoding