About Us

The Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC) is one of 32 centers funded by the National Institute on Aging to 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. Research is ongoing, moving closer to improved diagnosis and caregiving techniques, medical intervention, etiology, and eventual cure.


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.

Administrative Core 

The ADC is directed by Marc Diamond, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Neuroscience and Distinguished Chair in Basic Brain Injury and Repair.

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.