Among the World's Best

In the same way that those affected by Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases bring extraordinary courage to their challenge, Tanz Centre scientists have the determination to keep driving the goal of preventing and reversing the damage of these devastating diseases.

The scientific excellence of the Tanz Centre team makes it one of the leading centres for research in neurodegenerative diseases in the world. 

Our research is conducted by a cross-disciplinary, global team led by preeminent neuroscientist, Dr. Peter St George-Hyslop. Our 11 Principal Investigators and their laboratory staff bring together scientific expertise in Genetics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Protein Chemistry, Transgenic Animal Modeling, Neuropathology, Neuronal Function and Neuroimmunology. This multi-disciplinary research environment, pioneered by the Tanz Centre, has become a model for other research centres across the globe.