Dr Farlow is Professor of Neurology and Vice-Chairman of Research in the Department of Neurology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He is also Associate Co-Director of the Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Indianapolis and leads a large Alzheimer and related dementias clinical trials site in the Department of Neurology and has lead and/or contributed in various ways to over 150 clinical trials over the last 25 years. Dr Farlow received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an internship in medicine and residency in neurology at the Indiana University Hospitals. Dr Farlow is a member of many professional associations including AAN, ANA and AGS. He is also a founding member in both the American Society of Experimental Neurotherapeutics and the International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology. Dr Farlow has lectured on the topics of aging, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease at more than 300 meetings, conferences, and hospitals/medical schools throughout the world. He is a reviewer for numerous scientific journals and on the editorial boards of MedLink and Current Alzheimer Research. A prolific author, Dr Farlow has presented more than 467 abstracts at professional meetings and has authored or co-authored more than 455 articles published in peer-reviewed journals such as Lancet Neurology, Annals of Family Medicine, and Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Dr Farlow’s research focuses on clinical trials of investigational drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias being the lead investigator for several major studies including; tacrine, donepezil, rivastigmine, CAD106, solanezumab and has interests in trial design and safety. Dr Farlow also has clinically characterized and helped determine genetic linkage for several familial dementias including the second mutation associated with autosomal dominantly inherited Alzheimer’s disease, Gerstmann-Straussler- Scheinker disease and Multi Systems Tauopathy with Dementia.
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