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Cynthia Carlsson

Expert in diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as well as clinical trials examining the efficacy of medications to treat or prevent

Professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-516-9154


  • Age-related dementia in veterans
  • Medications used to treat and delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Vascular risk factors for cognitive decline
  • Training and education of healthcare providers working with dementia patients and families


  • Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute
  • Clinical Core Leader, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center