Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, a Senior Scientist at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and the Medical Director of the Deanna and SidneyWolk Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) in Boston, MA.
He also serves as scientific director and advisor for the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative and the Guttmann Brain Health Institute in Barcelona, Spain.
A major current focus of Dr. Pascual-Leone’s scientific work is to characterize and promote brain health across the lifespan, prevent age-related cognitive decline, and minimize disability in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders while gaining fundamental insights into human brain function. He has published more than 800 scientific peer-reviewed papers. Thomson Reuters has recognized him as one of the world’s top 15 neuroscientists, and one of the “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”. He has been honored with many international awards and is an elected member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Pharmacy.
Dr. Pascual-Leone remains a practicing cognitive neurologist and dementia specialist with a focus oncomprehensive, patient-centered, personalized care and multi-disciplinary, holistic support of individuals withcognitive decline, their families and caregivers.