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Bruce Miller, MD

Bruce Miller, MD

A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor in Neurology; Director, Memory and Aging Center; Founding Director, Global Brain Health Institute, UCSF
Bruce Miller, MD

Bruce Miller, MD, holds the A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professorship in Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he directs the Memory and Aging Center, a National Institutes of Health-sponsored Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. As a behavioral neurologist whose work emphasizes brain-behavior relationships, he has reported on the emergence of artistic ability, personality, cognition, and emotion with the onset of neurodegenerative disease. Some of these findings have improved diagnostic accuracy, while others are leading to a deeper understanding of brain functional anatomy and disease risk.

In 2015, partly in response to research findings showing that 30 to 40 percent of dementia cases could be eliminated with lifestyle changes, he co-founded the Global Brain Health Institute and the Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health program. Additionally, he helps lead the Tau Consortium, Bluefield Project to Cure Frontotemporal Dementia, Global Brain Health Institute, and the Parkinson’s Spectrum Disorders Center. He has been awarded the Potamkin Award from the American Academy of Neurology and the UCSF Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.