|This biographical article relies on references to primary sources. (June 2007)|
Michael Mullan is a biomedical researcher of the β-amyloid protein and its relation to Alzheimer's disease. Mike Mullan's Alzheimer research is well known among the Biomedical Community. Dr. Mullan's Alzheimer research work  resulted in identifying the most widely known Swedish Mutation that is present in familial form. Transgenic Animal models for Alzheimer Disease frequently use the Swedish Mutation.
Dr. Mullan is a recognized authority on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Dr. Michael Mullan was trained as a physician in England receiving his medical degree from London University. He subsequently gained a PhD in molecular genetics, also from London University. He is an inventor on the patents covering the first ever genetic mutations linked to familial Alzheimer's disease. He was an author and senior author on the first papers describing the genetic errors which cause early onset familial Alzheimer's disease. He has co-authored over 200 papers on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders -- on many of which he served as senior author. He has held positions a Professorial Chair and positions as professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pathology. He is currently the President and CEO of The Roskamp Institute, which is funded by multiple agencies, including the NIH and the Department of Defense.
Dr. Michael Mullan along with a team of neuroscientists at the Roskamp Institute invented the Brain Reserve Index, a numerical index that indicates risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease. Dr. Mullan is the president of Sci-Brain that implements a new approach to improving brain fitness supporting the strong relationships between physical and brain health using Brain Reserve Index.
Dr. Mike Mullan  is currently the President and CEO of the Roskamp Institute in Sarasota, Florida. Under Dr. Michael Mullan's leadership the institute is carrying out cutting edge research in Alzheimer's, Traumatic Brain Research, Gulf War Illness and other neuropsychiatric disorder. He has published over 200 research papers.
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