Assistant professor of Neurology
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Jorge Llibre completed his medical training at Havana University, School of Medicine, followed by residency in neurology at the National Institute of Neurology, where he was Chief Resident. Llibre created the Cognitive and Behavior Research Unit at the National Institute of Neurology in order to help meet the needs of the aging population in Cuba and was tapped to help in the National Strategy for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. In 2016, he joined the Memory and Aging Center at UCSF and received fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology and Global Mental Health. Since 2018, Dr.Llibre joined the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network at Washington University and has been leading research efforts to expand clinical trials and observational studies in DIAD families in Latin America. Recent work focuses on the influence of life-course risk factors and health disparities on AD age at onset, cognitive decline, and biomarker rate of change. Llibre has received research funding from the Global Brain Health Institute, the World Federation of Neurology, and the Alzheimer Association.