My research focuses on developing new and effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease as well as studying the cognitive and behavioral disturbances seen in mild cognitive impairment and early dementia. Our center is a major national site for clinical trials of experimental drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Brian Ott is a neurologist whose focus is aging and dementia. He received a B.S. in Biology from Syracuse University in 1975. He received his M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1979, and was awarded the Arthur Krieger Memorial Prize in Neurology. Post graduate training included Internal Medicine Residency at Brown Medical School, Roger Williams Hospital and Neurology Residency at Harvard Medical School, Longwood Hospitals Program. He is board certified in both Neurology and Internal Medicine, with Special Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine. He was appointed to the Brown faculty in 1989 and was awarded a Surdna Foundation Fellowship from the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research from 1990-1991. He has been a strong supporter of the Alzheimer's Association and served as the Rhode Island Board President from 1995-1999. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and directs the Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders Center at Rhode Island Hospital, the largest memory diagnostic and treatment center in Rhode Island and regional referral center for southern New England. He has over 70 peer-reviewed original publications covering research in driving, quality of life, experimental pharmacotherapy, and pharmaco-epidemiology in patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
BRIAN OTT, MD
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