Allan Levey, M.D., Ph.D.

Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Allan Levey is a professor of Neurology at Emory University's School of Medicine, as well as the director of Emory's Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and new Goizueta Institute. He served as chair of the Department of Neurology from 2003 to 2021.

Levey is an internationally recognized expert in neurodegenerative disorders. His work has contributed to understanding the brain systems and mechanisms involved in disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.  He leads multi-disciplinary national and international research teams as part of the NIH Accelerating Medicine Partnership for Alzheimer's Disease (AMP-AD) and TREAT-AD to discover and validate novel therapeutic targets, target enablement for early-stage drug discovery and next-generation biomarkers.

He has more than 400 research publications and has won several awards, including the Derek Denny-Brown Neurological Scholar Award from the American Neurological Association, the Heikkila Research Scholar Award from the National Parkinson Foundation, the Health Advancement Research Award from Community Health Charities and the Team Hope Award for Medical Leadership from the Huntington's Disease Society of America.  In addition, he is a member of the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars and the National Academy of Medicine.

 Allan  Levey, M.D., Ph.D., Director