Constantine G. Lyketsos


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.

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."

A healthy public debate about important societal challenges requires a common and scientifically sound basis.

Bart Pattyn

Co-Chair LIAS and member Board LIAS Foundation