Dr. Sterling Johnson
is a faculty member of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology and the Jean R. Finley Professor of Geriatrics and Dementia at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Johnson’s current research focuses on Tau and amyloid imaging in people at risk for AD; developing better methods for identifying cognitive decline; computer vision and machine-learning–based multimodal imaging markers of Alzheimer's disease; and enriching clinical trials and improving trial design to speed the discovery of effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease.
He is the associate director and Biomarker Core leader in the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the associate director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute. He also leads the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP), a longitudinal cohort study of 1500+ people at varying levels of risk for sporadic Alzheimer's disease.