2018 Research Symposium Keynote Speaker, Dr. Sid O'Bryant
Dr. O’Bryant is a Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University (Psychology) and PhD in clinical neuropsychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York. He then completed his internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center/Jackson VA Consortium and his fellowship at the New Orleans VA Medical Center.
He is a global leader in the area of blood-based biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease. He also studies blood-biomarkers in Down Syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, Lewy Body Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
He has received funding from the NIH/NIA, Alzheimer’s Association, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the State of Texas and numerous foundations.
He has over 120 peer-reviewed publications and was the founding Chair (current Past Chair) of the Biofluid Based Biomarker Professional Interest Area of the Alzheimer’s Association.
He is also a leading expert in cognitive aging among Mexican Americans and PI of the newly established Health & Aging Brain among Latino Elders (HABLE) study, which is one of the most comprehensive studies of Mexican American brain aging in U.S. history.