Dr. Piero Antuono, MD
Dr. Piero Antuono currently directs the Dementia Research Center, a facility dedicated to research in Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Memory Disorders Clinic, a center for the clinical evaluation of patients who have memory problems. He directs investigational studies for the development of new drugs for memory, and has also developed tests applying MRI scans to the identification of middle aged people at future risk for development of Alzheimer’s disease. Originally from Florence, Italy where he received his primary medical training, he continued his education at Johns Hopkins University before beginning his work at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Antuono has received Certification of Commendation for his work in dementia from the Governor of Wisconsin and the State Legislature, and is currently President of the World Federation of Neurology Dementia Research Group. He is also among the very first diplomates of the newly established Subspecialty Board for Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry.