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Nikhil J. PalekarMedical Director of The Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease; Associate ProfessorPsychiatryRenaissance School of Medicine
An accomplished clinician, educator and scientist, Dr. Palekar is an expert in the treatment and research of Alzheimer's, cognitive and mood disorders in the geriatric population. He has been a collaborator on several NIH-funded clinical studies in adult and geriatric psychiatry and has presented his research at both national and international conferences. His current research focus is on using biomarkers to study treatment response in cognitive impairment and mood disorders in the elderly.
- MD, University of Pune, India
- Residency, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
October 8, 2022This May be the Reason Why Women Are at Greater Risk of Alzheimer’sHealthlineRead ArticleMarch 16, 2023A Study of 12,000 People Found That Taking This One Supplement May Lower Your Dementia Risk by 40%Clayton News DailyRead ArticleJanuary 23, 2023Heart of the East End – Medical Monday With Dr. Nikhil PalekarNPR Long Island (WLIW-FM)Read ArticleMay 31, 2022Albany Re-Ups Progressive Island Alzheimer’s CenterInnovate LIRead ArticleJune 3, 2022Stony Brook Medicine awarded new $2.35 million state-funded grant to battle Alzheimer’sTimes Beacon RecordRead Article