Assistant Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dr. Ezzati is an Assistant Professor in the department of neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. After earning his medical degree from Shahid Beheshti University in Iran, Dr. Ezzati completed 2 post-doctoral research fellowships at Massachusetts’s General Hospital and Albert Einstein College of medicine. Subsequently, he completed his internship and neurology residency at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Ezzati is the recipient of the Alzheimer’s Association Clinician Scientist Fellowship (AACSF) award in 2019. His research focus is in developing machine learning frameworks, which can leverage big-data from cohorts and trials to create accurate diagnostic and prognostic tools. Dr. Ezzati’s major contributions have been in the area of cognitive neuroscience, specifically, in neuroepidemiology of aging and dementia studying the relationship between AD-biomarkers (with a focus on neuroimaging measures), AD risk factors (e.g. depression, pain and stress) and cognitive function.