Neill Graff-Radford, M.D. (N ’89), received the Distinguished Mayo Clinic Investigator Award
Neill Graff-Radford, M.D. (N ’89), Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Florida, has received the Distinguished Mayo Clinic Investigator Award. The award is presented to individuals whose research careers demonstrate evidence of great distinction, high distinguished scholarship, creative achievement, and excellence in education and administrative responsibilities. During his 34-year career at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Graff-Radford has made a substantial impact on the understanding and treatment of neurological disease. His contributions to research include brain-behavior relationship studies; biomarker development for Alzheimer’s disease; molecular genetic studies; clinical-pathological research; substantial impact on the understanding, treatment and prevention of normal pressure hydrocephalus and Lewy body disease; and the development of the largest brain bank for neurodegenerative disorders in the world, with more than10,000 specimens. Dr. Graff-Radford is the David Eisenberg Professor at Mayo Clinic and a professor of neurology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.