Dr. Kenneth Kosik

Principal Investigator, Kosik Lab and Harriman Professor of Neuroscience at University of California Santa Barbara

Dr. Kosik was a professor at Harvard for 24 years prior to his role at UCSB and had appointments at Tufts New England Medical Center, McLean Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is also co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at UC Santa Barbara. Dr. Kosik has won awards from the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Association of Neuropathologists, NASA, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, MIT, and Harvard Medical School. Author of Outsmarting Alzheimer’s and co-author of The Alzheimer’s Solution and When Someone You Love Has Alzheimers, he has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, BBC and in the NOVA documentary “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?” He completed his M.D. at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1976.