The overarching goal of Dr. Wingo’s research is to identify the genetic causes of neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Wingo is a board-certified Neurologist with subspecialty training in neurocognitive illnesses, and he sees patients at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center Memory clinic. His post-doctoral work included training in: (1) population genetics, (2) next-generation sequencing techniques, (3) genotyping, (4) linkage analysis, and (5) bioinformatics/software development. Dr. Wingo is also a computer programmer actively developing analytic software tools for next-generation sequencing analysis using perl, C, and R statistical software package. For more information about Dr. Wingo, please click here.
Dr. Levey is the Director of the Emory ADRC and founding director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease. Dr. Levey has had extensive experience during his entire career as a basic and clinical researcher focusing on AD. He is also a board-certified neurologist and behavioral neurologist, continuing to see patients with cognitive disorders throughout his career. Dr. Levey also has extensive administrative experience including 10 years directing the ADRC and Chair of the Dept of Neurology, successfully recruiting and training investigators, organizing and leading team science initiatives, and securing and leveraging resources. For more information about Dr. Levey, please click here.