Clinical Trials Director-McCance Center for Brain Health
Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Investigation
Mass General Research Institute
Instructor in Neurology
Harvard Medical School
alzheimer disease; amino acids; biomarker discovery; blood-brain barrier; cerebral bioenergetics; clinical trials; cognition; cystic fibrosis; diet; fatty acids; genetics; micronutrients; minerals; molecular epidemiology; mri; nutrient biomarkers; nutritional metabolism; precision medicine; vascular dementia; vitamins; white matter
Exploring the role of diet and nutritional metabolism in the promotion of brain health and prevention of cognitive decline and dementia; Nutrient transport systems and the blood-brain barrier; Fatty acid metabolism, white matter lesions and neuronal intergrity; clinical and translational research; biomarker-based clinical trials using neuroimaging, blood and CSF biomarkers of disease and nutritional intake and metabolism; establishment of distinct nutritional requirements for cognitive health and prevention of neurodegenerative and cerebrovascular disorders using holistic integration of nutritional neuroscience, genetics and precision medicine.