Dr. Bradley Hyman is the John B. Penney, Jr. Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He directs the Alzheimer’s disease research unit at the Mass General Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (MIND), with the goal of understanding the neuropathophysiological and genetic factors that underlie dementia. Dr. Hyman’s laboratory studies the anatomical and molecular basis of dementia in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies, with the goal of understanding the biology of dementias, how genetic risk factors impact these diseases, and how to develop new therapies that may help patients. Dr. Hyman earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He has been a recipient of the Metropolitan Life Award, the Potamkin Prize, a National Institute on Aging Merit award, and an Alzheimer’s Association Pioneer Award. He is the current Director of the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.