Marc Aurel Busche, M.D., Ph.D.

Programme Leader, University College London, UK


Dr. Busche is a Programme Leader at the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) at University College London (UCL), where he leads a research effort focused on understanding the cellular and circuit mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders. He also provides patient care as an honorary consultant psychiatrist in the cognitive disorders clinic at the Queen Square National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Dr. Busche attended medical school at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich and completed his clinical training in psychiatry and psychotherapy at the University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He performed his graduate work with Arthur Konnerth at the Technical University of Munich, carried out research as a Tandem Group Leader at the Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology and also performed an EMBO Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School with Dr. Bradley Hyman.

He is the recipient of several awards and fellowships including a recent UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship. He is also an associate editor of Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy.

To learn more, visit Dr. Busche’s social media page and the social media pages for UK DRI, UCL and UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology.

Funded Research

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