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John C. Mazziotta, MD, Ph.D.
Chairman, Cure Alzheimer's Fund Scientific Advisory Board
Chairman, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine
Director of the UCLA Brain Mapping Center
Associate Director of the Neuropsychiatric Institute
Frances Stark Chair of Neurology
Pierson-Lovelace Investigator, Professor of Neurology, Radiological Sciences and Pharmacology, Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center
Dr. Mazziotta is a pioneer and leader in applying imaging technology to our understanding of the functions of the brain. His research, teaching, writing and presentations have furthered developments in brain mapping through the use of such technologies as Position Emission Tomography. He is currently leading the International Consortium of Brain Mapping.
These published papers resulted from Cure Alzheimer’s Fund support."Wakefulness and loss of awareness: Brain and brainstem interaction in the vegetative state" , Neurology , 74(4) , Jan 26, 2010 , 313-20,