Assistant Professor of Neurology
Washington University, St. Louis
Dr. Ulrich’s research focuses on the pathological mechanisms underlying major genetic risk factors for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD), such as APOE4 and rare variants in TREM2. In particular, his work focuses on the role of the innate immune response during the onset and progression of amyloid beta and tau pathology, and neurodegeneration. Dr. Ulrich graduated with a B.S. in chemistry and biological sciences from Quincy University in 2004 and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Iowa in 2011. He has been an assistant professor at Washington University since 2015.