Michael Weiner, MD, is a Professor in Residence in Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Medicine, Psychiatry, and Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco. He is Principle Investigator of the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, which is the largest observational study in the world concerning Alzheimer’s Disease. He is the former Director of the Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIND) at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. After graduating from the Johns Hopkins University in 1961, he obtained his M.D, from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York in 1965, and he completed his internship and residency in Medicine from Mt. Sinai Hospital in 1967. From 1967-1968, Dr. Weiner completed a residency and clinical fellowship in Metabolism from Yale-New Haven Medical Center. In 1970, he completed a research fellowship in Nephrology from Yale University School of Medicine and a research fellowship in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin Institute for Enzyme Research in 1972, followed by a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine, Renal Section from the University of Wisconsin Institute in 1972. In 1974 he became an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at Stanford University, and in 1980 he became an Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at UCSF. In 1983, he established the Magnetic Resonance Unit at the San Francisco VA
Education And Training
SUNY Upstate Medical Center M.D. Medicine
Mt. Sinai Hospital Internship & Residency Medicine
Yale-New Haven Medical Center Clinical Fellowship Metabolism
Yale University School of Medicine Research Fellowship Nephrology
University of Wisconsin Institute of Enzyme Research Research Fellowship Biochemistry
 Awards And Honors
Paul Sabatier University of Toulouse, France 2019 Docteur Honoris Causa Degree (honorary doctorate)
Australian Catholic University 2018 Honorary Professorship Award
The American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) 2014 Outstanding Speaker Award
Academy of Radiology Research 2014 Distinguished Investigator Award
The American Academy of Neurology and American Brain Foundation 2013 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s, and Related Diseases
Title(s) Professor, Radiology
School School of Medicine
Address 4150 Clement St
San Francisco CA 94121
Phone 415-221-4810 ext. 23642
Email [email protected]
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