Elissaios Karageorgiou, MD, PhD
|Title||Asst Adjunct Faculty|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||675 Nelson Rising Lane|
San Francisco CA 94158
|American Brain Foundation and Alzheimer's Association||2014||Robert Katzman, MD, Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Research|
|University of California San Francisco||2013||Hellman Family Foundation Fellowship Award|
|University of Minnesota||2013||John R. Gates Award in Neurology for Humanistic Qualities|
|University of Minnesota||2013||Sidney Shapiro Resident Research Award|
|International Congress on Schizophrenia Research||2009||Young Investigator Award|
|Athens College||1997||Praise - Howland Oratorical Competition |
|Hellenic Mathematical Society||1995||Praise - Thales National Mathematics Competition|
Dr. Karageorgiou was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Athens, Greece, where he graduated from Athens College and subsequently obtained a medical degree and a PhD degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Upon completion of his medical studies, he worked as a post-doctoral associate at the Brain Sciences Center of the University of Minnesota under the mentorship of Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, MD, PhD, studying the encephalographic brain patterns in health and diseases such as dementia, multiple sclerosis, and schizophrenia. He subsequently completed residency training in neurology at the University of Minnesota, where he also served as the Associate Chief Resident for Research and Education. After his residency, he joined the Memory and Aging Center at the University of California San Francisco where he trained as a behavioral neurologist. He subsequently joined the faculty at the Memory and Aging Center providing care and conducting research in the field of dementia, with a special interest in elucidating distinct patterns of brain rhythm disruption in dementia across the sleep wake cycle. Dr. Karageorgiou’s primary goal is the provision of optimal care to his patients and their families, a goal which also guides his translational research.
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