Dr Kristine Yaffe, UCSF Memory and Aging Center, San Francisco, USA
Dr Kristine Yaffe is the Scola Endowed Chair, Vice Chair of Research, and Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Epidemiology at the University of California, San Francisco. As the principal investigator of multiple grants from the NIH, Department of Defense, and other foundations, she is a leading expert in the epidemiology of cognitive aging, and she has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles (H-index=106) in high-impact journals including the Lancet, JAMA, and NEJM. Dr. Yaffe co-chaired the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Cognitive Aging and serves as a member of the Council of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Alzheimer's Association Medical & Scientific Advisory Council. She has also been recognized by Thomas Reuters as one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.
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