June 10, 2020

A Fireside Chat with Rudy Tanzi

As one of the most influential researchers in Neuroscience with over 100,000 citations, an international bestseller and a keyboardist with Aerosmith, Dr. Rudolph Tanzi is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Vice-Chair of Neurology, Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Co-Director of the Henry and Allison McCance Center for Brain Health and Co-Director of the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease at Massachusetts General Hospital. As an avid communicator of brain health, Dr. Tanzi co-discovered some of the first Alzheimer’s disease genes and received the nation’s highest awards in research and innovation. He also discovered the Wilson’s disease gene and contributed to the discovery of several other neurological disease genes. This episode takes you on his journey into science, music, and mindfulness, leaving no doubt that he truly is a legend!

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