Dr. Lisa Mosconi, PhD, is the Director of the Women’s Brain Initiative and Associate Director of
the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC)/NewYork-Presbyterian
Hospital, where she serves as an Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Neurology and Radiology. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the Department of Psychiatry at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, and the Department of Nutrition at NYU Steinhardt School of Nutrition and Public Health.
Formerly, Dr. Mosconi was an Assistant Professor of the NYU Department of Psychiatry, where she
founded and was the director of the Nutrition & Brain Fitness Lab and served as the director of the
Family History of Alzheimer’s disease research program.
Dr. Mosconi holds a PhD degree in Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine and is a certified Integrative
Nutritionist and holistic healthcare practitioner. Her research is well known regarding the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in at-risk individuals, especially women, using brain imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). She is passionately interested in how risk of memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease can be mitigated, if not prevented through the combination of appropriate medical care and lifestyle modifications involving diet, nutrition, physical and intellectual fitness. Her new book, “The XX Brain,” an instant New York Times bestseller, was published in March 2020.