Dr. Grutzendler obtained his MD at Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia where he was born and raised. He completed a medical internship in Internal Medicine and a residency in Neurology at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. This was followed by a combined clinical and research fellowship in the Alzheimer Disease Research Center and the Department of Neurobiology at Washington University and further neurobiology research training at the Skirball Institute of New York University. He was a member of the Neurology faculty at Northwestern University in Chicago prior to joining Yale in 2011.Dr. Grutzendler's clinical interests focus on neurodegenerative disorders with special emphasis in dementias such as Alzheimer's disease. Hi leads a research laboratory that studies normal brain function as well as mechanisms and potential treatments for stroke, vascular and Alzheimer's dementias.
Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: From patients or physicians
Patient Care Organizations
Neurology: Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Neuro-degenerative Disorders