Thomas M. Wisniewski, MD

Director of NYU Langone’s Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment, 300+ Peer-Reviewed Medical Journal Publications (19 U.S. Patents Issued) Leads a Research Laboratory Continuously Funded by the National Institutes of Health for 20+ Years SHARE PROFILE

About Thomas M. Wisniewski, MD

Dr. Wisniewski is a board-certified neurologist and neuropathologist and is the Director of the NYU Pearl Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment who operates an active research laboratory focusing on neurodegenerative disorders with a particular focus on the mechanisms that drive amyloid deposition in Alzheimer’s and prion diseases. This work has led to over 300 peer-reviewed publications, 25 issued patents, and continuous funding from the NIH for over 26 years.

Dr. Wisniewski’s career has been dedicated to researching and developing treatments for numerous conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, prion disease, Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease, multiple system atrophy and memory loss. This has led him to receive numerous awards, honors and recognitions including being elected as a Distinguished Fellow in 2014, receiving the 2009 Prion Prize, the Alzheimer’s Association Zenith Award in 2002 and being recognized every year by “Best Doctors in America” since 2008. Dr. Wisniewski has been an Associate Editor for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Chief Editor of Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience since 2018.

Dr. Wisniewski earned his MD at King’s College London GKT School of Medical Education and completed his residencies and chief residencies in neurology and neuropathology at NYU School of Medicine and New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, respectively.