Costantino Iadecola, MD

Weill Cornell Medicine

Costantino Iadecola, M.D. is the Director and Chair of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medicine. A pioneer in establishing the concept of neurovascular unit, Dr. Iadecola has championed the involvement of neurovascular dysfunction in neurodegenerative diseases, and the role of innate immunity and the microbiome in ischemic brain injury. He has published over 350 papers and is listed by Clarivate Analytics as one of world’s “Highly Cited Researchers” for ranking in the top one percent of the most-cited authors in the field of neuroscience and behavioral sciences (2006-2016).