Constantine G. Lyketsos

Constantine G. Lyketsos

USA

Constantine G. Lyketsos is the Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

An active clinician, teacher, and researcher, Dr. Lyketsos’ clinical and research work are integrated in the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center which he founded as a collaborative partnership between 3 departments to offer comprehensive evaluation and innovative treatment for a range of conditions that affect cognition and memory.

A world expert in the care and treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s and related dementias (AD), Dr. Lyketsos has carried out pioneering research on epidemiology and treatment development for dementia AD. He is the recipient of multiple major awards including the American College of Psychiatrists 2018 Geriatric Research Award.

Dr. Lyketsos has authored over 350 peer-reviewed articles, as well multiple chapters, commentaries, and five books. Castle-Connolly has named him as one of America’s Top Doctors every year since 2001.

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Societal Aspects of Dementia
(2018)
The first ministerial WHO conference on global action against dementia in 2015 stated, "We need to invest more in research to develop a drug, but also to improve the quality of life of people with dementia and the support of their caregivers."
Luc Sels EN

The intention is to gather scientific insights about major societal challenges in LIAS on the basis of international and interdisciplinary consultation.

Luc Sels

Rector KU Leuven and Co-Chair LIAS Foundation
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