University of Texas
Dean and Professor
Department of Biology
University of Texas
George Perry is dean of the College of Sciences and professor of biology at The University of Texas at San Antonio Perry is recognized in the field of Alzheimemiddot;s disease research particularly for his work on oxidative stress Perry received his bachelormiddot;s of arts degree in zoology with high honors from University of California Santa Barbara After graduation he headed to Scripps Institution of Oceanography and obtained his PhD in marine biology under David Epel in 1979 He then received a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Cell Biology in the laboratories of Drs Bill Brinkley and Joseph Bryan at Baylor College of Medicine where he laid the foundation for his observations of abnormalities in cell structures In 1982 Perry joined the faculty of Case Western Reserve University where he currently holds an adjunct appointment He is distinguished as one of the top Alzheimer�s disease researchers with over 800 publications one of the top 100 mostcited scientists in neuroscience and behavior and one of the top 25 scientists in free radical research http://enwikipediaorg/wiki/GeorgePerry28neuroscientist29 citenote3 Perry has been cited over 24000 times and is recognized as an ISI highly cited researcher Perry is editor for numerous journals and is editorinchief for the Journal of Alzheimermiddot;s Disease He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences and pastpresident of the American Association of Neuropathologists Most recently he has been named a Foreign Correspondent Member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences Perrymiddot;s research is primarily focused on how Alzheimer disease develops and the physiological consequences of the disease at a cellular level He is currently working to determine the sequence of events leading to damage caused by and the source of increased oxygen radicals.
Alzheimer disease Oxidative stress Parkinson disease Cytoskeleton Mitochondria Amyloidosis Neuropathology Cytochemistry.