Daniel Claassen, MD, MS

Vanderbilt University

Dr. Claassen is a Neurologist, who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders characterized by disruptions to cognition, behavior, and movement. The theme of his work is to understand the biological basis of how humans regulate behavior, and the cognitive processes intrinsic to this nature. His laboratory investigates the neurobiological basis of neurodegeneration by applying innovative cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging tools, with recent efforts expanding to patient biofluids biomarkers. His research expertise is in the application of neuroimaging, neuropsychology methods, and clinical trials that assess therapeutic efficacy. Current research funding is from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, Michael J Fox Foundation, CHDI, and the Griffin Family Foundation.


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