Associate Professor in Translational Neuroscience and Principal Investigator, the Alzheimercenter Amsterdam of the Amsterdam UMC and at Lund University in Sweden
Rik Ossenkoppele is an associate professor in Translational Neuroscience and PI at the Alzheimercenter Amsterdam of the Amsterdam UMC and at Lund University in Sweden. He works on the intersection between neuroimaging, biomarkers and cognition in Alzheimer’s disease. His main motivation is to contribute to improving the diagnostic/prognostic work-up (short-term goal) and curing AD (long-term goal). Dr. Ossenkoppele received several prestigious prices (e.g., the European Grand Prix for Research on the Foundation of Alzheimer’s Disease , the Young Investigator Research award from Alzheimer Nederland  and the Queen Silvia Research Prize ) and research grant (e.g., an ERC starting grant and various dementia research grants). He is also an associate editor for Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy, program committee member for several AD and FTD imaging conferences and Vice Chair for the Atypical AD Professional Interest Areas of the Alzheimer Association.