Mathias Jucker, Ph.D.

Professor of Cell Biology of Neurological Diseases; Board Director, Hertie Institute for
Clinical Brain Research, University of Tübingen

Mathias Jucker, Ph.D. is  Professor of Cellular Neurology at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research at the University of Tübingen and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Tübingen, Germany. He earned his Ph.D. at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in  Zürich. His main areas of research are the cellular and molecular mechanisms responsible for brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease. He has made groundbreaking discoveries in the fundamental mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative diseases, such as the role of self-propagating pathogenic protein aggregates in Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders of the aging brain. Noteworthy are his efforts to translate fundamental and preclinical research into clinical studies and his commitment to the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN).

Funded Research

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