My role is to help sustain a wonderful group of faculty dedicated to the three-fold mission of patient care, training and medical discovery.”
Professor of Neurology
Chair, Department of Neurology
Helena Chang Chui, MD, has held the Raymond and Betty McCarron endowed Chair at the Keck School of Medicine and served as the Chair of the Department of Neurology since 2004. Chui earned her medical degree at John Hopkins University and completed her training at the University of Iowa. She is internationally recognized for her research in Alzheimer disease and vascular cognitive impairment. Chui is the author of more than 120 publications and has served on the editorial board for Stroke, Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, and Archives of Neurology.
About Helena Chang Chui, MD
Chui is currently working with amyloid imaging in vascular cognitive impairment, serving as the principal investigator of the clinical trials. The study serves to evaluate the safety and imaging characteristics of florbetapir F 18, a radioactive drug that has been approved to allow doctors to image changes in the brain using a PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scan machine.
Chui is the principal investigator for the NIA-funded Alzheimer Disease Research Center, as well as a multi-institutional program project on vascular dementia.