Adjunct Clinical Assistant & Professor
Department of Patient Care
Union Graduate College
Dr. Khalid Iqbal is Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurochemistry at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, Staten Island, New York. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1969 from the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, U.K. His pioneering studies on neuronal protein pathology and discoveries of tau protein and its abnormal hyperphosphorylation in Alzheimer disease has won him many prestigious honors and awards, including the Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer Disease research from the American Academy of Neurology, and the Zenith Award from the Alzheimer’s Association, U.S.A. In 2007, Alzheimer’s Association, USA, established a Khalid Iqbal Life Time Achievement Award for Alzheimer’s disease Research, which is given out annually at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s disease (ICAD) to a senior established Alzheimer disease researcher. Dr. Iqbal has authored over 200 scientific papers in prestigious American and international scientific journals and edited seven books on research advances in Alzheimer disease and related neurodegenerative disorders.
Khalid research interests include Neurobiology of Alzheimer disease and related neurodegenerative diseases.