Taub Institute: Genomics Core


Columbia University
Irving Medical Center
Neurological Institute

710 West 168th Street, 3rd floor
(212) 305-1818

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Taub Faculty

Roy N. Alcalay, MD, MS

Roy N. Alcalay, MD, MS

Alfred and Minnie Bressler Associate Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)

Email: rna2104@cumc.columbia.edu

Dr. Alcalay's primary research work involves the genetics and the epidemiology of Parkinson's disease. His research is supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH), the Brookdale Foundation, the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, the Michael J Fox Foundation and the Smart Foundation.

Columbia's movement disorders fellowship director, Dr. Alcalay is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology and of the Movement Disorder Society, Dr. Alcalay has contributed to a range of original articles in leading medical research journals, including the The New England Journal of Medicine, Neurology, Archives of Neurology, Genetics in Medicine, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Movement Disorders and Parkinsonism and Related Disorders.

Research Interests:

Biomarkers, genetic and epidemiology of Parkinson's disease

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