Care, Education, and Research for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Conditions

PET Scan of patient with Alzheimer's Disease

Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease

The Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease (CEAD) is located in the Taub Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease and in the Department of Neurology. The program is led by a team of neurologists, nurses, a psychiatrist, neuro-psychologist, occupational therapist, social worker, and genetic counselor.

  • CEAD is supported in part by a grant from the New York State Department of Health, and is one of a network of ten medical centers and teaching hospitals recognized by New York State as experts in the diagnosis and care of individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias.
  • The center offers access to a number of clinical research studies seeking new and better ways to prevent, detect, diagnose, control, and treat illnesses. 
  • CEAD is also a source for educational resources, support, training, and assistance for community healthcare providers.

Patient Care at CEAD

CEAD offers the latest evidence-based neurological subspecialty dementia care to New York City residents, including  state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluations, treatment, management plans, referrals and educational activities. Visit to learn more about our patient care services, clinical trials, and resources for patients and caregivers.

CEAD Patient Care at ColumbiaDoctors