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Sanjay Asthana

Sanjay Asthana

Expert on Alzheimer’s disease, aging, neuroscience, geriatrics, academic research infrastructure, and clinical trials design.

Associate dean for gerontology; professor and division head, geriatrics School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-8199


  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Estrogen therapy and cognition
  • Clinical trials of emerging therapies for Alzheimer’s disease
  • At-home genetic testing


  • Principal Investigator, P50 Center Grant from NIH/NIA, "Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center"
  • Principal Investigator, T32 training grant from NIH/NIA, "Biology of Aging and Age-Related Diseases"
  • Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, UWSMPH
  • Director, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
  • Director, John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Education, UWSMPH