Distinguished Lecture Series Distinguished Lecture Series, Coffee Chat with MSTP Students: Dr. Clifford R. Jack, Jr., MD
Clifford R. Jack, MD Mayo ClinicDr. Jack's laboratory focuses on brain imaging research in cognitive aging, Alzheimer's disease, and related disorders. A major area of research is modeling the temporal trajectory of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in relation to clinical symptoms. Using MRI and PET imaging techniques, Dr. Jack's work has been integrated into the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Patient Registry (Mayo Clinic Study of Aging), Mayo's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and several national and international databases, including the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Concurrently, Dr. Jack’s research has been at the forefront of reframing the definition of Alzheimer’s disease, which includes his work with the National Institute of Aging (NIA) and Alzheimer’s Association (AA) workgroup. At the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Jack is a professor of Radiology and the Alexander Family Professor of Alzheimer’s Disease Research. Prior to this, Dr. Jack completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Henry Ford Hospital and fellowship in Neuroradiology at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Jack’s outstanding professional accomplishments have been recognized through several awards, including the American Society of Neuroradiology Award for Outstanding Contributions in Research, the Potamkin Prize from the American Academy of Neurology, the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Gold Medal, the MetLife Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease, the RSNA Outstanding Researcher Award, and a MERIT award from the NIA. Dr. Jack is a member of the Association of American Physicians and the American Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine).
MSTP students are invited to join virtually for a casual coffee-chat with Dr. Clifford Jack to ask questions about clinical training, research in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, establishing a career as a physician-scientist, and more.
Zoom meeting link: https://uci.zoom.us/j/98483285249?pwd=R1dsSWZvYnAyV2ZYb2xOQXZPMk11dz09
From: 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Distinguished Lecture Series
THE UCI MSTP program holds a monthly seminar series with esteemed guests.