Alejandra Camacho-Soto, M.D., M.P.H.S. 

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Alejandra Camacho-Soto, M.D., M.P.H.S. is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and a board-certified physiatrist, with a focus in neurorehabilitation in older adults, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She has a subspecialty board certification in Brain Injury Medicine. She was awarded the Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program NIH K12 research fellowship geared for physiatrists in 2015. Through this award, she explored the risk of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in patients with prodromal PD and compared the risk to population-based controls using Medicare claims data. She assisted with and was a co-author on the development of a predictive model to identify people with PD prior to disease onset. She was also the first author on another study examining the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and PD, and a coauthor on three other recently published manuscripts. For a complete list of Dr. Camacho-Soto’s publications, please click here.



Related Research:

Harnessing Big Data to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Brad A. Racette Alejandra Camacho-Soto Susan Searles Nielsen 2020-01-09

Funded Research

These projects were made possible from Cure Alzheimer's Fund support.

Selected Publications

These published papers resulted from Cure Alzheimer’s Fund support.

Song, Y., Racette, B. A., Camacho-Soto, A., & Searles Nielsen, S. Biologic targets of prescription medications and risk of neurodegenerative disease in United States Medicare beneficiaries, PLoS One, May 17, 2023, Read More

Faust, I., Warden, M., Camacho-Soto, A., Racette, B. A., & Nielsen, S. S. A predictive algorithm to identify ever smoking in medical claims-based epidemiologic studies, Annals of Epidemiology, May 2, 2023, Read More