Ralph A. Nixon

Ralph A. Nixon

Ralph A. Nixon

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Dr. Nixon's research interest is in regulation of protein structure and function by proteolysis and phosphorylation, cell and molecular biology of the neuronal cytoskeleton, molecular mechanisms of brain aging and cell death, and pathogenesis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. His work led to the recent discovery of how mutation in the presenilin 1 gene causes early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Nixon has published more than 230 papers and sits on the editorial boards of multiple scientific journals.

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Chief Science Officer, Medical & Scientific Relations at Alzheimer's Association

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Honorary Member, Board of Directors at Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Unity Health System, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Colorado at Kaiser Permanente

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Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry & Neurology at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

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Member, Board of Directors at Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association

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Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer at Fairmount Santrol, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association

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Member, Board of Directors at Alzheimer's Association

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Member, Board of Directors at Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association

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Director, NYU Center of Excellence on Brain Aging
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NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the world’s first university-affiliated facility devoted entirely to rehabilitation medicine--plus NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research.

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Ralph A. Nixon is affiliated with NYU Elaine A. & Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center

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