Christopher Van Dyck

Christopher Van Dyck

MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neuroscience; Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit; Director, Yale Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; Director, Division of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry

Contact Information

Christopher Van Dyck, MD

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Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    Yale University School of Medicine, One Church Street

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States

Christopher Van Dyck

Appointments

Biography

Christopher H. van Dyck, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neuroscience, Director, Division of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry; Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit; Director, Yale Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

His research interests include therapeutic, neuroimaging and genetic studies of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and healthy cognitive aging. Dr. van Dyck is very active in AD therapeutic research. Since 1992 he has participated in 80+ multicenter clinical trials for AD and MCI and has authored several of the trial publications. He serves on the Steering Committees of the NIA Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) and Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI). Dr. van Dyck’s other significant scholarly contributions include dopamine transporter imaging in healthy aging and the apolipoprotein E e4 Phenotype of AD. In 2005 he received the "Compassion and Cure" Award from the Alzheimer's Association.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Northwestern University (1984)
  • BA
    Yale University (1978)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (1991)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best Doctors in New York (Top 2%), as Featured in New York MagazineCastle Connolly2005,2014
“Compassion and Cure” AwardAlzheimer’s Association2005
Junior Investigator AwardAmerican Association for Geriatric Psychiatry1996

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