George Bloom

George Bloom
Professor of Biology
Alzheimer's Disease
434-243-3543

George Bloom, PhD, Professor of Biology, is a renowned expert in neurodegeneration. He studies Alzheimer’s disease, metabolic links that connect β-amyloid and tau to damage neurons, to define the structures and pathological properties of various types of β-amyloid and tau oligomers, and to develop effective therapeutic and diagnostic tools for AD. He is a member of the 3D consortium to understand in vitro neuronal function. He is the primary UVA representative to State Brain initiative, and currently leads the Neuroscience undergraduate program.