Researcher Bio MD - U Washington; 1974 Neurology Residency - BU, 1978 Neurobehavior Fellowship - BU, 1979 Neuropathology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship - Queen Square, 1980 Director, UCLA Alzhemer's Disease Center - 1991
Top Papers 404. Cummings JL. Use of cholinesterase inhibitors in clinical practice: evidence-based recommendations. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2003;11:131-145.
Tekin S, Mega MS, Masterman DL, Chow T, Garakian J, Vinters HV, Cummings JL. Orbitofrontal and anterior cingulate cortex neurofibrillary tangle burden is associated with agitation in Alzheimer disease. Ann Neurol 2001;49:355-361
Cummings JL, Mega M, Gray K, Rosenberg-Thompson S, Carusi DA, Gornbein J. The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: comprehensive assessment of psychopathology in dementia. Neurology 1994;44: 2308-2314.
What is the greatest void to date in our knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease? Treatment
If resources were not limited, what research projects would you pursue? Protein metabolism disturbances
What is your leading hypothesis? Amyloid hypothesis