Dr Dale Bredesen a clinician and researcher, has been practicing medicine for over 30 years with a focus on neurology and ageing. His lengthy experience includes being the Founding President and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and the Director of the Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA. The Bredesen laboratory studies basic mechanisms underlying the neurodegenerative process, and the translation of this knowledge into effective therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease and other similar conditions. Bredesen believes that cognitive decline is a metabolically driven process with multiple causes. His research has led to the publication of over 200 research papers and has made him an internationally recognised expert in the field of Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative processes.