The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Aging Dementia

Director: Richard Lipton, M.D.

Division Contact: Charlotte Magnotta
Phone: 718-430-3888

Specific issues we are interested in are:

  • Developing approaches to improve the health of individuals over the age of 70
  • Promoting successful brain aging and cognitive vitality
  • Preventing diseases that affect memory loss
  • Preventing falls and promoting the maintenance of independent functioning
  • Providing education and information regarding the aging brain to families and the community


Division Faculty:
Lipton, Richard, M.D.
Katz, Joy Mindy, M.P.H.
Holtzer, Roee, Ph.D.
Buschke, Herman, M.D.
Zimmerman, E. Molly, Ph.D.
Derby, Ann Carol, Ph.D.


Department Chairman

Mark Mehler Mark F. Mehler, M.D. (bio)

Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chair of The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Alpern Family Foundation Chair in Cerebral Palsy Research
Director, Institute for Brain Disorders and Neural Regeneration

Letter from the Chairman