Ozioma Okonkwo, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor

Email: ozioma@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-4479

J5/156m, 2420 Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792

Ozioma Okonkwo

Associate Professor Department of Medicine

Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Dr. Okonkwo is an investigator in the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Dr. Okonkwo’s research focuses on clarifying how alterations in the brain and other biomolecules place some cognitively normal individuals on a pernicious trajectory that culminates in probable Alzheimer’s disease. In this context, he is also interested in discovering new knowledge concerning the modulation of the link between brain changes and cognitive decline by both modifiable (e.g., cognitively stimulating activities, physical exercise) and non-modifiable (e.g., genetic vulnerability) factors.

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