Teresa Gomez-Isla, M.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital


Dr. Gomez-Isla is a neurologist with Massachusetts General Hospital and an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, specializing in the investigation of the neurobiology of normal aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias.

Dr. Gomez-Isla received her M.D. from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, completed her residence at Hospital Doce de October and her fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Gomez-Isla’s lab focuses on the development and characterization of transgenic mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease and on testing novel therapeutic strategies. Research is also conducted with human brain tissue from individuals who suffered Alzheimer’s disease while alive.

Funded Research

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

Project Description Researchers Funding
Understanding Human Brain Resilience to Alzheimer’s Pathology 2018-2019

$600,000