Lawrence Honig, MD, PhD
Lawrence Honig, MD, Ph.D., is a Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York, NY), in the Department of Neurology (Division of Aging and Dementia), Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center. He is Director of the Clinical Core of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Columbia University.
Dr. Honig obtained his MD medical degree from the University of Miami (Miami, Florida), and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, California). He underwent a postgraduate internship in Medicine and residency in Neurology training at Stanford University Medical Center (California). He served on the faculty of the Neurology departments at Stanford University Medical Center, and then at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, prior to his arrival at Columbia University in the year 2000. His research interests are in Alzheimer's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and other disorders of nervous system aging and degeneration. In addition to directing the Clinical Core of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Columbia University, he conducts a number of clinical drug study trials, and also engages in clinical patient care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and at the Lucy G. Moses Center for Memory and Behavioral Disorders, in the Neurological Institute.