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Christiane Reitz, MD, Ph.D.

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Assistant Professor

Dr. Reitz is a medical doctor and genetic epidemiologist. Her research focuses on the identification of genetic and non-genetic factors that contribute to Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and structural and functional brain changes.

She has been involved in a number of gene mapping and genetic epidemiology projects as well as non-genetic population-based studies that explore Alzheimer's disease, vascular cognitive impairment, cerebrovascular disease and other aging traits.