Professor, The Saul R. Korey Dept. of Neurology
Murray D. Gross Memorial Faculty Scholar in Gerontology
Dr. Joe Verghese’s research focuses on dementia in the Kerala-Einstein Study, which received an initial two-year R21 funding from the NIH. Dr. Verghese developed new Pictorial Tools to screen for dementia in semi-literate conditions and is also studying risk factors, especially cardiovascular disease and education, for dementia in Kerala State. The study will also collaborate with ongoing NIH funded dementia studies in Grant Medical College, Mumbai.