Marsel Mesulam, MD

Northwestern University

Marsel Mesulam is Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease at Northwestern University. He obtained B.A. and M.D. degrees at Harvard University. He is past president of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping and past vice president of the American Neurological Association. His research has addressed the neural connectivity of the monkey brain, organization of human cholinergic pathways, representation of cognitive functions by large-scale networks, and neurobiology of dementias. He has received the Potamkin Prize, the Javits Award from the NIH, and the McKnight Foundation Director’s Award.