FRANK LAFERLA, PH.D.

HANA AND FRANCISCO J. AYALA DEAN

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Frank LaFerla, Ph.D.
Hana and Francisco J. Ayala Dean
Francisco J. Ayala
School of Biological Sciences
University of California, Irvine
5120 Natural Sciences 2
Irvine, CA 92697-1450

Contact: (949) 824-5315
Assistant: Angela Monroe
Lab Phone: (949) 824-3471
Email: laferla@uci.edu

 

Key areas of research:

  • Genetically-modified models of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Neuroinflammation and its role in Alzheimer’s disease
  • Co-morbidities for Alzheimer’s disease

Awards and Honors:

2013   Named Hana and Francisco J. Ayala Dean of the School of Biological Sciences
2011   Elected Member, American Neurological Association
2010   Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2010   UCI Daniel G. Aldrich Jr. Distinguished University Service Award
2008   Chancellor’s Professor, UCI
2008   Plenary Lecture, International Conference no Alzheimer’s Disease
2008   Jan Swammerdam Lecture, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience