About Us

The Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC) is one of 32 centers funded by the National Institute on Aging to evaluate patients and conduct scientific research into the cause(s) of Alzheimer's disease.

At UT Southwestern Medical Center, an interdisciplinary research team pools its talents to study the nature of Alzheimer's disease from many vantage points.

The ADC hosted a symposium where UT Southwestern researchers presented the latest developments in in the field of neurodegenerative diseases.
The ADC hosted a symposium where UT Southwestern researchers presented the latest developments in in the field of neurodegenerative diseases.

Research is ongoing, moving closer to improved diagnosis and caregiving techniques, medical intervention, etiology, and eventual cure. The ADC provides a thorough diagnostic evaluation of adult memory problems.

The ADC can be found within the Neurology Clinic suite located on the 4th floor of the James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center at 5303 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas. The Aston Ambulatory Care Center offers valet parking and is northwest of downtown Dallas on the UT Southwestern Medical Center campus. The Center also offers individuals an opportunity to participate in clinical research to aid in finding better treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

Administrative Core 

The ADC is directed by Roger N. Rosenberg, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and The Abe (Brunky), Morris and William Zale Distinguished Chair in Neurology.

Deputy Director Perrie M. Adams, Ph.D., holder of the Margaret D. Harris Professorship in Alzheimer's Research and the Associate Dean for Special Projects, co-directs the ADC.

Clinical Core 

C. Munro Cullum, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry

Neuropathology Core 

Charles L. White III, M.D., Professor of Pathology, directs the neuropathological services for the ADC.

Data Management Core 

Joan Reisch, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Sciences, directs the statistical and data management activities of the ADC.

Education and Outreach Core 

Mary Quiceno, M.D., Assistant Professor, directs the educational activities of the ADC.