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Li-Huei Tsai, Ph.D

Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
Co-Director, Alana Down Syndrome Center
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Dr. Tsai is the Director of the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT. She is a world-renowned expert in Alzheimer’s disease research and most notably in IPSC, with respect to neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Tsai is recognized as a world expert in Alzheimer’s disease. Her research has forged new frontiers in Alzheimer treatment. Dr. Tsai is a founder of MIT’s Aging Brain Initiative and her work has generated more than a dozen patents, many of which have been licensed by biomedical companies. She directs the Picower Institute for Learning & Memory and is the Picower Professor of Neuroscience at MIT.

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