Dan Alkon, M.D.

President & Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Daniel Alkon, M.D. has spent the past 30 years directing programs on the molecular and structural basis of associative memory at the National Neurologic Institute of NIH and is a Founding Scientific Director of the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. He and his teams developed neurorestorative therapeutics for degenerative disorders of the central nervous system, as well as non-invasive Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Alkon has also served as the Toyota Chair of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Professor of Neurology at West Virginia University, and was a Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Alkon received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, his M.D. at Cornell University, and was trained in Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.