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Marwan Sabbagh


Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Marwan Sabbagh is a board-certified neurologist and geriatric neurologist. Considered one of the leading experts in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia, he is the director and the Camille and Larry Ruvo Endowed Chair for Brain Health of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Sabbagh has dedicated his career to finding a cure for AD and other age-related neurodegenerative diseases.

Dr. Sabbagh earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his medical degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He received his residency training in neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, and completed his fellowship in geriatric neurology and dementia at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in La Jolla, CA, where he served on the faculty as an assistant professor.

Dr. Sabbagh is a leading investigator for many prominent national AD prevention and treatment trials. He currently serves on 2 journal editorial boards, and he is now editor-in-chief of Neurology and Therapy. Dr. Sabbagh has authored and coauthored more than 320 medical and scientific articles on AD research. He is also the author of 2 books on brain health and AD and has edited a book on palliative care for AD.

Dr. Sabbagh has been recognized with numerous awards, including the WestMarc Innovator Award in 2015; fellow of the American Academy of Neurology in 2004; Arizona Business Journal’s Healthcare Hero Finalist in 2004; Peter F Drucker Award (corecipient) in 1998; and the Travel Fellowship Award, presented by the American Neurological Association in 1996.

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