Gil Rabinovici, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Gil Rabinovici is the Edward Fein and Pearl Landrith Distinguished Professor in the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Departments of Neurology, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and MD from Northwestern University Medical School. He comPlenaryeted neurology residency (and chief residency) at UCSF and a behavioral neurology fellowship at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC). Dr. Rabinovici’s research investigates how structural, functional and molecular brain imaging techniques can be used to improve diagnostic accuracy in dementia and to study the biology of neurodegenerative diseases, with the goal of accelerating drug development. He leads the MAC PET imaging program and is Associate Director of the UCSF Alzheimer’s Disease Center. His work is supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Alzheimer’s Association, the American College of Radiology, the Tau Consortium, the John Douglas French Alzheimer’s Foundation and industry partners. Awards recognizing his work include the 2015 Christopher Clark Award for Human Amyloid Imaging, the 2012 American Academy of Neurology Research Award in Geriatric Neurology and the 2010 Best Paper in Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging: New Investigator Award from the Alzheimer’s Association.