Robert Friedland, MD is a Professor in Department of Neurology, and is a Mason C. and Mary D. Rudd Endowed Chair In Neurology at University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY. He is a devoted clinical and research neurologist focused on dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson disease and brain aging. He graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1973, and completed his neurology residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital. He was a Fellow in dementia and aging at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY. He served as Chief Neurologist at University California, Berkeley from 1985 to 1990. He was also a Deputy Clinical Director and Chief of the Section on Brain Aging and Dementia of the National Institute on Aging, NIH. He is currently engaged in studies to developing immunological approaches to the treatment of both Alzheimer and Parkinson's diseases.Dr. Friedland has authored or coauthored over 200 scientific publications and has current research funding from the (National Institute on Aging, NIH, as well as several Foundations, Institutes, Corporations and Families.