Keith Vossel, MD, MSc

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology


Summary

Dr. Keith Vossel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and Scholar in the Institute for Translational Neuroscience. Dr. Vossel received a master’s degree in biomedical engineering and medical degree with highest honors from the University of Tennessee. He completed neurology residency at Harvard - Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals, where he served as a chief resident. Following residency, Dr. Vossel completed fellowship training in behavioral neurology and postdoctoral training in neurodegenerative disease basic research at the University of California, San Francisco and Gladstone Institutes.

Dr. Vossel directs the Memory Clinic which specializes in evaluation and treatment of memory and cognitive difficulties and related behavioral changes. The clinic offers expertise on atypical and early-onset dementia. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Vossel leads a comprehensive research program investigating Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related disorders. His clinical investigation uses advanced neurophysiological techniques to study epileptic activity and other forms of aberrant network activity, and associated cognitive impairments in AD. Dr. Vossel leads a phase 2a trial of an antiseizure drug to treat AD-associated network hyperexcitability. In the laboratory, Dr. Vossel uses transgenic mouse models to investigate basic mechanisms of AD and related disorders.