UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL


Prof Bart De Strooper

Director of UK Dementia Research Institute

UK Dementia Research Institute

UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology

Joined UCL
1st Oct 2013


Bart De Strooper is a world-renowned Alzheimer researcher, who most recently led a team at the KU Leuven in Belgium. He was formerly Director at the Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie and led a neuroscience department of over 250 researchers. Professor De Strooper’s research has focused on understanding the fundamental mechanisms that underlie Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. He is the recipient of several prestigious prizes in recognition of his work, such as the Potamkin prize, the Metlife Foundation Award for Medical Research and the Alois Alzheimer’s prize.