William Mantyh

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We are at the intersection of emerging accurate blood tests for Alzheimer's disease and the socioeconomics of dementia care, with the overarching goal to reduce health care disparities and increase knowledge of how dementia develops.


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Will Mantyh MD is a behavioral neurologist specializing in the diagnosis and care for neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, Frontotemporal dementia, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. His research expertise is the development of blood and imaging biomarkers for neurodegenerative disease. In particular, he currently seeks to expand the applicability of revolutionary new blood tests for Alzheimer's disease to underrepresented patients and 'real world' settings that are more complicated than clinical trial populations. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Minnesota

Award Date: May 10 2014

Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology, University of California San Francisco


Neurology Residency, Mayo Clinic


Internal Medicine Internship


Research Interest Keywords

  • Biomarkers
  • Neurodegeneration
  • alzheimer's disease
  • Health disparities
  • Neuroimaging


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