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Richard Paul Mayeux

Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center and Taub Institute); Chair, Department of Neurology; Director, Sergievsky Center; Co-Director, Taub Institute
School: 
College of Physicians and Surgeons 
Department: 
Neurology Department
Office: 
Room 312 Unit/Box:P&S 16 622 West 168th St. New York, NY 10032
Email: 
rpm2@Columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-305-2391
Fax: 
212-305-2518
Appointments
  • Director, Memory Disorders Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Biography

Dr. Mayeux is the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Epidemiology, and the Director of the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center at Columbia University, a center devoted to the epidemiologic investigation of neurological diseases. He is also the Co-Director of The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain.

In 1992, he received the Leadership and Excellence in Alzheimer’s Disease award from the National Institute of Aging and in 2004 a MERIT award for his work on the genetic epidemiology of familial Alzheimer’s disease. Since 2002 he led the National Institute on Aging – Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease family study.

Dr. Mayeux has been the author of over 300 papers, chapters and books dealing with various aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and other degenerative diseases of the aging brain. He has been the Robert Aird Visiting Professor at the University of California at San Francisco, the Emanuel Goldberg Visiting Professor at the University of Rochester and the J.L. Silversides Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto. He was the recipient of the Columbia University Dean’s Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award, and received the Rita Hayworth Award from the Alzheimer’s Association

Dr. Mayeux is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the New York Academy of Science, a member of the American Neurological Association, and the Association of American Physicians. He is also a member of the Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease, Society for Epidemiologic Research and Society for Neuroscience. He has served as a member of the Aging Review and the Epidemiology of Chronic Disorders Committees for the National Institutes of Health and the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board for the Alzheimer’s Association. In 2000, he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, and in 2007 he was the recipient of the Potamkin Award for research on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders from the American Academy of Neurology.

Research & Other Works
Article
Gene-Wide Analysis Detects Two New Susceptibility Genes for Alzheimer's Disease
Article
Lessons from Epidemiologic Research about Risk Factors, Modifiers, and Progression of Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease in New York City at Columbia University Medical Center
Article
Regional white matter hyperintensity volume, not hippocampal atrophy, predicts incident Alzheimer disease in the community
Article
Telephone-Based Identification of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in a Multicultural Cohort
Article
Plasma {beta}-amyloid and cognitive decline
Article
Mediterranean Diet and Mild Cognitive Impairment
Article
The Association Between Genetic Variants in SORL1 and Alzheimer Disease in an Urban, Multiethnic, Community-Based Cohort
Article
Mediterranean Diet, Alzheimer Disease, and Vascular Mediation
Article
Implementing Diagnostic Criteria and Estimating Frequency of Mild Cognitive Impairment in an Urban Community
Article
Predictive Utility of Apolipoprotein E Genotype for Alzheimer Disease in Outpatients With Mild Cognitive Impairment
Article
Brain Amyloid Deposition and Longitudinal Cognitive Decline in Nondemented Older Subjects: Results from a Multi-Ethnic Population
Article
Gene-Wise Association of Variants in Four Lysosomal Storage Disorder Genes in Neuropathologically Confirmed Lewy Body Disease
Article
Morphometric variability of neuroimaging features in children with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum
Article
TREM2 is associated with increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease in African Americans
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Association of MAPT haplotypes with Alzheimer’s disease risk and MAPT brain gene expression levels
Article
Both common variations and rare non-synonymous substitutions and small insertion/deletions in CLU are associated with increased Alzheimer risk
Article
TP73 allelic expression in human brain and allele frequencies in Alzheimer's disease
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Role of p73 in Alzheimer disease: lack of association in mouse models or in human cohorts
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Faster Cognitive and Functional Decline in Dysexecutive versus Amnestic Alzheimer's Subgroups: A Longitudinal Analysis of the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center (NACC) Database
Article
SORL1 Is Genetically Associated with Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease in Japanese, Koreans and Caucasians
Article
Genetic assessment of age-associated Alzheimer disease risk: Development and validation of a polygenic hazard score
 
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