David A. Bennett, MD, is director of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center and the Robert C. Borwell Professor of Neurological Sciences. The Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center is a large, free-standing multidisciplinary research and clinical center that studies a wide range of common chronic conditions of aging, including Alzheimer’s disease, cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson’s disease, other neurodegenerative diseases, neuro- and behavior economics, decision making and well-being. Studies range from community-based epidemiologic studies to phase I to phase IV clinical trials, and incorporate genomics, imaging and biomedical devices. He is internationally known for his research and is principal investigator of several studies funded by the National Institute on Aging, including the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Core Center, the Religious Orders Study and the Rush Memory and Aging Project. He also directs the Regional Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center for Northern Illinois. He serves on numerous national, and international advisory and editorial boards, and has more than 475 peer-reviewed manuscript publications (h index = 95, > 40,000 citations).
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