Debomoy Lahiri PhD

Psychiatry Dept., Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Dr.Lahiri is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and of Medical & Molecular Genetics and full member of the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute at the Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine, Indianapolis. Currently, he is Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Neurogenetics and Associate Director of INBRAIN (Indiana Center for Biomarker Research in Neuropsychiatry) at the Institute of Psychiatric Research of IU School of Medicine. Prior to joining Indiana University, Dr. Lahiri was a faculty member at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

His particular research interest is in understanding the mechanism of aging; origin and biogenesis of the amyloid plaque and gene regulation of Alzheimer‘s disease (AD). Dr. Lahiri has been awarded multiple research grants as a Principal Investigator from the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Alzheimer’s Association. Dr. Lahiri is a current member of the NIH study section, of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Institute for the Study of Aging, New York and a consultant to Forest Research Labs, NY. He has published over 200 scientific papers in the field of neurobiology, genetics and AD (including high impact factor journals, such as JBC, PNAS, FASEB J, JPET, and Nature Neurosci Rev).

Dr. Lahiri is the Editor-In-Chief of the international journal, ‘Current Alzheimer Research‘, which is listed in MEDLINE/PubMed(http://www.bentham.org/). He has also edited books, such as ‘Protective Strategies for Neurodegenerative Diseases’ published by the New York Academy of Sciences. Dr. Lahiri‘s honors include the listing in Marquis’ ‘Who‘s Who in the World’, and receiving the prestigious ‘Zenith Award‘ from Alzheimer’s Association.