James Lah, M.D., Ph.D.

Since joining the Neurology faculty in 1996, Dr. Lah has led basic laboratory research efforts and the development of a multidisciplinary team devoted to the care of patients with Alzheimer’s and other degenerative brain diseases.

During his career Dr. Lah has assumed greater local and national leadership roles. He is currently Associate Professor of Neurology at Emory University where he serves as Director of Emory’s Cognitive Neurology Program, Vice Chair of Neurology, and Clinical Core Leader of the NIH-funded Emory Alzheimer Research Center. He also serves as a member of several important committees for the Emory School of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and the American Federation for Aging Research.