DIAN Observational Study Sites

The DIAN Observational Study has 19 sites worldwide and plans for future sites in Canada and Seoul, South Korea.

The DIAN Observational Study currently has collaborators and study sites in:

United States

Washington University in St. Louis (Coordinating and Study Site)

Coordinating Site Leader: Randall Bateman, MD
Study Site leader: Randall Bateman, MD
Washington University School of Medicine Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
4488 Forest Park Ave., Suite 130 St. Louis, MO 63108-2292

Deputy Director of DIAN: Laura Swisher, MS
Phone: 314-747-1940
Email: goodl@wustl.edu

Washington University Site Contact: Tamara Donahue
Phone: 314-362-2147
Email: tammie@wustl.edu

Columbia University

Site leader: James Noble, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center
Taub Institute of Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain
G.H. Sergievsky Center
Presbyterian Hospital
622 W. 168th street
New York, NY 10032

Contact: Katherine Neimeyer
Phone: 212-305-5909
Email: kn2416@cumc.columbia.edu

Indiana University

Site leaders:

Bernardino Ghetti, MD
Indiana University
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Martin Farlow, MD
Indiana University
Department of Neurology

635 Barnhill Drive, MS A 142
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Contact: Jill Buck
Phone: 317-963-1847
Email: jilmbuck@iu.edu

Brigham and Women’s Hospital–Massachusetts General Hospital

Site leader: Jasmeer Chhatwal, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
149 13th Street, Gerontology Research Room 2669
Charlestown, MA 02129

Contact: Paige Sparks
Phone: 617-643-7799
Email: kpsparks@bwh.harvard.edu

Brown University-Butler Hospital

Site leader: Stephen Salloway, MD
Butler Hospital
345 Blackstone Blvd.
Providence, RI 02906

Contact: Courtney Bodge, PhD
Phone: 401-455-6403
Email: cbodge@Butler.org

University of Pittsburgh

Site leader: Sarah Berman, MD, PhD
Alzheimer Disease Research Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4-West Montefiore University Hospital
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact: Snezana Ikonomovic, MD
Phone: 412-692-2700
Email: ikonomovics@upmc.edu

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

Site leader: Neill R. Graff-Radford, MD
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Contact: Sochenda Chea
Phone: 904-953-3234
Email: chea.sochenda@mayo.edu

University of Southern California

Site leader: Helena Chui, MD

Clinical site leader: John Ringman, MD
Department of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Center for the Health Professionals
1540 Alcazar Street, Suite 209F
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0080

Site Coordinator: Lucy Montoya
Phone: 323-723-2599
Email: lucy.montoya@med.usc.edu


Osaka City University

Site leader: Hiroyuki Shimada, MD, PhD
1-4-3 Asahimachi, Abenoku
Osaka 545-8585, Japan
Email: dian@med.osaka-cu.ac.jp

Hirosaki University

Site leader: Mikio Shoji, MD, PhD
Institute of Brain Science
Hirosaki, Aomori 036-8216, Japan
Email: dian@med.osaka-cu.ac.jp

Niigata University

Site Leader: Takeshi Ikeuchi, MD, PhD
Molecular Genetics, Brain Research Institute
1-757 Asahimachi
Niigata, Chuo-ku 951-8585, Japan
Email: dian@med.osaka-cu.ac.jp

Tokyo University

Site leader: Kazushi Suzuki, MD, PhD
The University of Tokyo
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan
Email: dian@med.osaka-cu.ac.jp

Asan Medical Center

Site leader: Jae-Hong Lee, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology
88 Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu
Seoul 05505, South Korea

Contact: Jee Hoon Roh, MD, PhD
Phone: +82-10-7220-3443
Email: alzheimer@naver.com; roh@amc.seoul.kr


Neuroscience Research Australia

Site leader: Peter Schofield, PhD, DSc
Neuroscience Research Australia
Barker St., Randwick
Sydney 2031

Contact: Dr. Bill Brooks
Phone: +61 2 9399 1101
Email: w.brooks@NeuRA.edu.au

Contact 2: Mirelle D’Mello
Phone: +61 2 9399 1825
Email: m.dmello@NeuRA.edu.au

Edith Cowan University, Perth

Site leader: Ralph Martins, B.Sc. (Hons) PhD
Sir James McCusker Alzheimer’s Disease Research Unit
Edith Cowan University
184 Hampden Road
Nedlands, Western Australia 6009

Contact 1: Kevin Taddei
Phone: +61 (0)8 9347 4200
Email: k.taddei@ecu.edu.au

Contact 2: Hamid Sohrabi, PhD
Phone: +61 (0)8 9347 4200
Email: h.sohrabi@ecu.edu.au


University College London

Site leader: Nick Fox, MD FRCP FMedSci
Dementia Research Centre
Institute of Neurology
University College London
Queen Square
London WC1 3BG
United Kingdom

Contact: Jane Douglas
Phone: 0044 (0)845 155 5000 x723560
Email: jdouglas@drc.ion.ucl.ac.uk

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Munich

Site leader: Johannes Levin, MD, PhD
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Munich, and
University Hospital Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich
Marchioninistr. 15
D-81377 München, Germany
Email: johannes.levin@med.uni-muenchen.de

Contact: Siri Houeland di Bari
E-mail: Siri.HouelandDiBari@dzne.de
Phone: +49 89 4400-46458

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Tübingen

Site Leader: Mathias Jucker, PhD
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Tübingen, and
Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tübingen
Otfried-Müller Strasse 27
D-72076 Tübingen, Germany
E-mail: mathias.jucker@dzne.de

Contact: Elke Kuder-Buletta
Email: elke.buletta@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona

Principal Investigator: Dra. Raquel Sanchez del Valle Diaz
Unidad de Alzheimer y Otros Trastornos Cognitivos Hospital Clinic
Calle Villarroel 170
08036 Barcelona

Site Coordinator: Beatriz Bosch Capdevila
Phone: 93 227 57 85
Email: alzheimer@clinic.cat

South America

Fundación para la Lucha contra las Enfermedades Neurológicas de la Infancia (FLENI) Instituto de Investigaciones Neurológicas Raúl Correa

Montañeses 2325
Buenos Aires City C1428AQK
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Contact: Patricio Chrem, MD
Phone: (54) 11. 5777.3200 Int 28
Email: patochrem@gmail.com