Michael Rafii

Expert in Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease in Down syndrome, clinical trials

Clinical Director, USC Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI)

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Keck School of Medicine of USC


  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease in Down syndrome
  • Multicenter clinical trials
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Medical monitoring

Additional Information

  • Holds two patents for protein-based therapeutics resulting from his work while a graduate student
  • Serves on the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine
  • His book, First Aid for the Neurology Boards, is one of the most widely used resources in preparation for taking the Neurology Board Examination

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