Member Spotlight | Zenith Society

Zenith Fellows have:

  • Procured more than $2 billion for additional work from the National Institutes of Health and other funding organizations using data and insights generated by their Zenith-funded investigations.
  • Collectively generated more than 9,000 peer-reviewed publications.
  • Opened new possibilities for early detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention through their discoveries in molecular biology, genetics, immunology and more.
  • Been recognized among "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds" — eight appeared on a recent list compiled by Thomson Reuters.

Meet some of our Zenith Fellows

Alison Goate, Ph.D.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – New York, New York
1993 Zenith Fellow
Discovering the Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

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William Mobley, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California – San Diego, California
1998 Zenith Fellow
Exploring the Link Between Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease

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Ralph Nixon, M.D., Ph.D.

Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research – Orangeburg, New York
2003 Zenith Fellow
Unraveling the Mechanisms of Protein Accumulation in Alzheimer's Disease

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Stephen Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D.

Yale University School of Medicine – New Haven, Connecticut
2014 Zenith Fellow
Repurposing a Cancer Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease

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Linda Van Eldik, Ph.D.

University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky
2009 Zenith Fellow
Understanding the Role of Brain Inflammation in Alzheimer's Disease

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Zenith Fellows 1991 – 2019

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Carmela R. Abraham, Ph.D.
Ottavio Arancio, M.D., Ph.D.
Nelson Arispe, Ph.D.
Karen Ashe, M.D., Ph.D.
Craig Atwood, Ph.D.
Paul H. Axelsen, M.D.
Susan Bassaett, Ph.D.
Hans Basun, M.D., Ph.D.
Randall Bateman, M.D.
Randy Blakely, Ph.D.
George Bloom, Ph.D.
Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D.
David R. Borchelt, Ph.D.
Scott Brady, Ph.D.
Guojun Bu, Ph.D.
Ashley Bush, M.D., Ph.D.
Moses V. Chao, Ph.D.
Gong Chen, Ph.D.
Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Ph.D.
Gregory M. Cole, Ph.D.
Carol Colton, Ph.D.
Suzanne Craft, Ph.D.
Luciano D'Adamio, M.D., Ph.D.
Ted Dawson, M.D., Ph.D.
Bart De Strooper, M.D., Ph.D.
Javier DeFelipe, Ph.D.
Ramon Diaz-Arrastia, M.D.,Ph.D.
Rachelle S. Doody, M.D., Ph.D.
Karen Duff, Ph.D.
Keith B.J. Franklin, Ph.D.
Ken-ichiro Fukuchi, M.D., Ph.D.
Margaret Gatz, Ph.D.
Changiz Geula, Ph.D.
Jorge A. Ghiso, Ph.D.
Dana J. Giulian, M.D.
Alison M. Goate, Ph.D.
Todd Eliot Golde, M.D., Ph.D.
Dmitry Goldgaber, Ph.D.
Marcia Gordon, Ph.D.
Gunnar Gouras, M.D.
Paula Grammas, Ph.D.
Gregg G. Gundersen, Ph.D.
Jonathan L. Haines, Ph.D.
Karl Herrup, Ph.D.
David Holtzman, M.D.
Bradley Hyman, M.D., Ph.D.
Costantino Iadecola, M.D.
Khalid Iqbal, Ph.D.
William Jagust, M.D.
Joanna L. Jankowsky, Ph.D.
Eugene M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Keith A. Johnson, M.D.
Mathias Jucker, Ph.D.
Rajesh N. Kalaria, Ph.D., FRCP
Daniel A. Kirschner, Ph.D.
William Klein, Ph.D.
Edward H. Koo, M.D.
Raphael Kopan, Ph.D.
Kenneth S. Kosik, M.D.
Neil W. Kowall, M.D.
Richard P. Kraig, Ph.D., M.D.
Hanna Ksiezak-Reding, Ph.D.
Mary Jo LaDu, Ph.D.
Frank M. LaFerla, Ph.D.
Debomoy Lahiri, Ph.D.
Bruce Lamb, Ph.D.
Gary Landreth, Ph.D.
Peter T. Lansbury, Jr., Ph.D.
Virginia M-Y Lee, Ph.D.,
Efrat Levy, Ph.D.
Yueming Li, Ph.D.
Francesca-Fang Liao, Ph.D.
Christopher D. Link, Ph.D.
Mark P. Mattson, Ph.D.
Stephen Meredith, M.D., Ph.D.
Mary Mittelman, DrPH
William C. Mobley, M.D., Ph.D.
Lennart Mucke, M.D.
Michael J. Mullan, Ph.D.
Ralph A. Nixon, M.D., Ph.D.
Kalipada Pahan, Ph.D.
Miguel A. Pappolla, M.D.
Giulio Maria Pasinetti, M.D., Ph.D.
Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Ph.D.
George Perry, Ph.D.
Ronald C. Petersen, M.D.
Domenico Pratico, M.D.
Nikolaos K. Robakis, Ph.D.
Joseph Rogers, Ph.D.
Jack Rogers, Ph.D.
Agueda Rostagno, Ph.D.
Ann-Marie Schmidt, M.D.
David R. Schubert, Ph.D.
W. Rodman Shankle, M.D., M.S.
Yong Shen, M.D., Ph.D.
Jie Shen, Ph.D.
Einar Sigurdsson, Ph.D.
Robert Siman, Ph.D.
Sangram S. Sisodia, Ph.D.
Ingmar Skoog, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Gary W. Small, M.D.
Mark A. Smith, Ph.D.
Beka Solomon, Ph.D.
Claudio Soto, Ph.D.
Michael B. Sporn, M.D.
H Eugene Stanley, Ph.D.
Peter H. St. George-Hyslop, M.D.
Sidney Strickland, Ph.D.
Warren J. Strittmatter, M.D.
Stephen Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D.
Gopal Thinakaran, Ph.D.
Paul Thompson, Ph.D.
Keith R Thulborn, M.D., Ph.D.
Terrence Town, Ph.D.
Mark Tuszynski, Ph.D.
Christine Van Broeckhoven, Ph.D.
Jeffery Vance, M.D., Ph.D.
Linda Van Eldik, Ph.D.
William E. VanNostrand, Ph.D.
Robert Vassar, Ph.D.
Ruben Vidal, Ph.D.
Michael P. Vitek, Ph.D.
Dominic Martin Walsh, Ph.D.
Karl H. Weisgraber, Ph.D.
David Westaway, Ph.D.
Ronald B. Wetzel, Ph.D.
Lon White, M.P.H., M.D.
Thomas M. Wisniewski, M.D.
Michael Wolfe, Ph.D.
Benjamin Wolozin, M.D., Ph.D.
Philip Wong, Ph.D.
Tony Wyss-Coray, Ph.D.
Huaxi Xu, Ph.D.
Shi Du Yan, M.D.
Bruce A. Yankner, M.D., Ph.D.
Shu-Hui C. Yen, Ph.D.
Steven G. Younkin, M.D., Ph.D.
Hui Zheng, Ph.D.

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