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Sanjay Asthana MD, FACP

Professor, Department of Medicine
Duncan G. and Lottie H. Ballantine Chair in Geriatrics
Head, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology
Director, NIA/NIH Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC)
Director, Madison VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI
Dr. Asthana received his medical degree at the University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi in New Delhi, India and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Saskatchewan School of Medicine in Canada. He obtained his Geriatric Fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed additional Senior Staff Fellowship in Alzheimer's disease research at the Laboratory of Neurosciences of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. The primary focus of his research is Alzheimer's disease (AD), and he is internationally recognized for his work on estrogen and related hormones for the treatment of AD. For over 20 years, his research program has been supported by numerous peer-reviewed grants from the NIH, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and various philanthropic organizations. He has published over 150 papers