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Reisa Anne Sperling, MD
Associate Neurologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Neurology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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Research Narrative:

Dr. Sperling's research is focused on the early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.  Her recent work involves the use of functional MRI and PET amyloid imaging  to study alterations in brain function during in aging and early Alzheimer's disease. She is the Principal Investigator on multiple NIH and Foundation grants to study the neural basis of memory impairment in MCI and AD, and the relationship of amyloid deposition to memory function.