Yakeel T. Quiroz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Temporary Academic
Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Investigator Clinical
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
Paul B. and Sandra M. Edgerley MGH Research Scholar 2020-2025
Mass General Research Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital
MA 2006
PhD 2013
alzheimer's disease; biomarkers; diagnosis; disease prevention; familial alzheimer's disease; genetics of alzheimer's disease; latino population; neuroimaging; presenilin-1; secondary prevention
Dr. Quiroz is Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. She is the Director of the Mass General Familial Dementia Neuroimaging Lab, and the Multicultural Alzheimer’s Prevention Program-MAPP

Her research interests include brain imaging and genomics, and early detection and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Research in her lab is focused on the study of cognitive and brain changes that predispose individuals to develop dementia later in life. She is currentlty the principal investigator of the Colombia-Boston (COLBOS) longitudinal biomarker study on early-onset autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease, and the Boston Latino Aging Study (BLAST).
Dr. Quiroz has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, and her work is recognized by her peers at the local, national and international level. She has earned several awards throughout her career, including an NIH Director’s Pioneer Early Independence Award, the FABBS Foundation Early Career Impact Award, and the Alzheimer’s Association Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award for Alzheimer’s Research.

To support Dr. Quiroz's research: Resistance-to-Alzheimers 

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