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Our behavioral neurologists specialize in rare and atypical neurocognitive disorders. To learn more about our services, please call 310-794-1195.

UCLA Neurobehavior Clinic Team

Our behavioral neurologists lead one of the few centers in the nation that focuses on early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. We research, diagnose and treat a full range of rare and atypical neurocognitive disorders.

Director

Mario F. Mendez, MD, PhD

Mario F. Mendez, MD, PhD

UCLA Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry

Dr. Mario Mendez is a globally-recognized expert on early-onset behavioral and cognitive disorders, especially young/early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and the frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) syndromes.

  • Megan Laffey, PhD- Neuropsychologist
  • Elvira Jimenez, MPH- Senior Staff Research Associate
  • Lorena Monserrat, PhD - Neuropsychologist
  • Diana Chavez, B.A. - Research Associate

  • Adam J. Darby, MD
    Fellow in Behavioral Neurology
  • Drew R. Carr, PhD
    Research Fellow in Geriatrics
  • Randy Desarzant
    Staff Research Associate