Dr. Elizabeth Head

About Dr. Elizabeth Head

Dr. Elizabeth Head has recently moved from the University of Kentucky to the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and joined the UCI MIND institute.

Dr. Head has published over 150 peer reviewed papers, over 30 review papers and book chapters and serves as a grant reviewer for the National Institutes on Health. Dr. Head has dedicated over 20 years to the study of aging and Alzheimer’s disease with a focus on people with Down Syndrome.


Catch Dr. Head’s livestream where she answers the question: “Are there any promising vaccines for Alzheimer’s” on May 3rd, 2019.

You can also check out a great presentation by her below on how to improve quality of life in Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease

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