Jeffrey Burns, M.D., M.S.

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Jeffrey Burns, MD, MS is the director of the Alzheimer and Memory Program and is a Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He also serves as the assistant director of the General Clinical Research Center.

Biographical Sketch

Jeffrey M. Burns, MD is a Professor of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical School where he directs the KU Alzheimer and Memory Program. Dr. Burns graduated with a degree in English and Japanese from the University of Notre Dame and attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Burns completed his residency in neurology at the University of Virginia followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Alzheimer Disease Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis. In 2009, Dr. Burns completed his Masters of Science in Clinical Research at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS

Research Summary

The KU Alzheimer and Memory Program supports numerous research projects investigating Alzheimer's disease and aging. Dr. Burns' overall research interest is to better understand how lifestyle issues such as diet and physical fitness impact brain aging and the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Burns is also the assistant director for the General Clinical Research Center. His research is supported in part by several grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Dana Foundation, and by generous contributions from the community.

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