Bruce Lamb, Ph.D.

Dr. Bruce Lamb is a world-expert on the biological underpinnings of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, with an emphasis on basic and translational research focused on immune pathways. His laboratory works on the basic science of Alzheimer’s disease.

In 1996, he was recruited to Case Western Reserve University, where he rose from assistant to associate professor. He joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2005 and rose to full professor in 2011. In 2016, Dr. Lamb joined the Indiana University School of Medicine as director of the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute. 

Dr. Lamb is an active member of the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART), having worked to establish and launch the professional interest area tied to immunity. He is a multiple time Alzheimer’s Association awardee, including the Zenith Fellows Award, a prestigious recognition of both his past contributions and anticipated future contributions to our understanding of Alzheimer’s and other dementia. In addition, he is actively involved in advocacy for increased research funding for the disease.
Dr. Lamb received his bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania prior to a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Lamb was elected to the board of directors in 2020.