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  • Blake K. Scanlon, Ph.D.

    Blake K. Scanlon, Ph.D.

    Director of Training and Education, Stanford/VA Alzheimer Research Center, Psych/Public Mental Health & Population Sciences

    Bio The overarching aim of Dr. Scanlon?s research is to develop and evaluate low-cost, pragmatic and clinically translatable methods for improving management of neurodegenerative disease and dementia. To that end, the Caregiver Technologies Division of the Scanlon Lab aims to enhance patient- and family-centered dementia care through novel, broadly customizable, and highly scalable caregiver interventions. In parallel, the Neurodegenerative Division of the Scanlon Lab focuses on the development and application of cognitive, neuropsychiatric, and biological markers for the initiation and progression of neurodegeneration.

    Dr. Scanlon received his bachelor?s degree in Neuroscience and doctorate in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Miami. After concluding his clinical internship in Geropsychology/Neuropsychology at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), he completed fellowships in Aging and Dementia at Stanford University School of Medicine and VAPAHCS. Dr. Scanlon is currently a VA Career Development Awardee in the Sierra-Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) and Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research Center where his work focuses on developing and evaluating low-cost, pragmatic and clinically translatable methods for improving management of neurodegenerative disease and dementia. He also serves as Director of Training and Education at the Stanford/VA Alzheimer?s Research Center and Chair of the VAPAHCS Dementia Committee.

  • Ellen Schultz

    Ellen Schultz

    Social Science Research Asst, Medicine - Med/PCOR

    Current Role at Stanford Project Coordinator, Stanford Health Policy (Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research)

  • Christopher Thomas Scott, PhD

    Christopher Thomas Scott, PhD

    Sr Research Scholar, Pediatrics - Center for Biomedical Ethics

    Bio Christopher Thomas Scott, MLA, PhD, is Director of the Stanford University Program on Stem Cells in Society, a faculty and senior research scholar at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, and a member of the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. He is part of the University of British Columbia?s National Core on Neuroethics. His academic interests focus on the social, economic, political and ethical dimensions of new biotechnologies. Scott is widely published in high impact journals such as Cell, Cell Stem Cell, Nature Methods, Nature Biotechnology, and the American Journal of Bioethics. His introductory text on stem cell biology, Stem Cell Now (Penguin/Plume) has been translated into four languages. He has taught stem cell biology to undergraduates and directs three Stanford courses on the ethics, policy and law of stem cell research. He is a contributing editor at Nature Biotechnology and serves on the editorial boards of several journals. A former cell biologist, Scott was the Assistant Vice Chancellor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and co-founded Acumen Sciences, a research and consulting company based in San Francisco. He was past President and CEO of The Stem Cell Advisors, a non-profit company providing stem cell research oversight for biotechnology companies. He is one of only a handful of senior officials awarded for their contributions to Stanford?s research enterprise. He is regularly featured in national and local coverage of ethics and policy, including ABC, BBC, NBC, PBS, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Time, U.S. News and World Report, Boston Globe, The Atlantic Monthly, Nightline, UPI, Fox, and NPR?s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, Talk of the Nation, and TechNation.

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