Jaime Grutzendler, MD

Dr. Harry M. Zimmerman and Dr. Nicholas and Viola Spinelli Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience; Director, Center for Experimental Neuroimaging

Physician Biography

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 has been a member of the Neurology faculty at Yale University since 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.

Clinical Interests

  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure
  • Dementia, Vascular
  • Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Lewy Body Disease
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Cognitive Dysfunction

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Neurology: Memory Disorders & Cognitive Neurology

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

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Contact Info

Jaime Grutzendler, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Memory ClinicYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8018

Grutzendler Lab