Keith A. Vossel, MD

Keith A. Vossel, MD

Neurology
Primary Location
Westwood Neurology
300 Medical Plaza
B200
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone
Fax
310-794-7491

About

Dr. Keith Vossel is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA. Dr. Vossel received a master's degree in biomedical engineering and a medical degree with the highest honors from the University of Tennessee. He completed a neurology residency at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he served as a chief resident. Dr. Vossel completed fellowship training in behavioral neurology and dementia research at the University of California, San Francisco and Gladstone Institutes. Dr. Vossel investigates Alzheimer's disease and related disorders with a focus on brain rhythm abnormalities and translational therapies. Key discoveries include the presence of silent seizure activity, occurring during sleep and accelerating cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease, effects of amyloid-β and tau deposition on brain rhythms and related cognitive impairments in Alzheimer's disease, and novel pathological functions of tau in Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008

Fellowship

UCSF Department of Neurology, 2009

Residency

Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2007

Internship

Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 2004

Degrees

University of San Francisco, PhD, 2010
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, MD, 2003

Locations

West Los Angeles

Westwood Neurology

Neurology| Movement Disorders Neurology| Epilepsy Neurology +6 more

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Research

Interests

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Tau
  • Amyloid-beta
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • EEG
  • MEG
  • Epilepsy
  • Transient epileptic amnesia

Link to Dr. Vossel's Lab website >
Link to Dr. Vossel's Pubmed publications >