Gary Landreth, PhD

Director, Alzheimer's Research Laboratory Professor of Neurosciences

Gary Landreth, PhD is the Director of the Alzheimer's Research Laboratory and a professor of Neurosciences and Neurology at Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine. Dr. Landreth earned his BA in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Kansas, Lawrence in 1972. He then went on to earn his PhD in Neurosciences in 1977 at the University of Michigan. He joined the faculty a Case Western Reserve University in 1989 as an associate professor.

Through his work as director of the Alzheimer's Research Laboratory at Case Western Reserve, Dr. Landreth is investigating ways to keep this prediction from becoming a reality. Dr. Landreth and his team are conducting laboratory tests on two new classes of Alzheimer's drugs, one of which is already being studied in several large, ongoing clinical trials by GlaxoSmithKline.

Dr. Landreth has published several articles and studies on his research and holds several patents. Dr. Landreth is praised thoroughly for his work in the realm of Neurosciences and has been awarded accordingly.