*Dr. John Morris
- 1031 Publications
Ranked in the top 1% of investigators in the fields of neuroscience and behavior, Dr. John Morris’ research focuses on improving the diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and evaluating new drugs for its treatment.
Dr. Morris currently holds multiple positions at the Washington University in St. Louis. He is the Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology; a Professor of Pathology, Immunology, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy; and director of the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Memory and Aging Project.
He has received numerous awards for his work, such as the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association in 2004 and the Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s, and Related Dementias from the American Academy of Neurology in 2005.
“Early identification of the disease is appropriately where the Alzheimer's field is going—trying to characterize individuals with these early brain changes before there any detectable symptoms.”
_-Dr. John Morris