Executive Committee

Howard Federoff MD, PhD

Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine, UCI MIND

Carl W. Cotman, PhD

Founding Director and Professor, Neurology; Neurobiology & Behavior

Exercise; neurotrophic support; neuroinflammation

Claudia H. Kawas, MD

Professor, Neurology; Neurobiology & Behavior

Successful aging; The 90+ Study; Oldest old, Dementia; Alzheimer’s disease.

Edwin S. Monuki, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pathology; Developmental & Cell Biology

Choroid plexus; stem cells; Alzheimer’s disease; cortical development.

Leslie M. Thompson, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior; Neurobiology & Behavior

Huntington’s disease; stem cell biology; animal models.

David Cribbs, PhD

Research Professor and Associate Director, UCI MIND; Neuropathology Core Co-Leader, UCI ADRC

Alzheimer’s disease; cerebral vascular pathology; immunotherapy.