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Dr. Lawren VandeVrede is a neurologist who cares for patients with dementia and other memory disorders.

VandeVrede's research focuses on improving scientific understanding of neurodegenerative disorders (conditions in which nerve cells progressively deteriorate or die) and developing treatments for them.

VandeVrede earned his medical degree and a doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. He completed a residency in neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, followed by a fellowship in behavioral neurology at UCSF.

  • Education

    University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Neurology, 2018

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Behavioral Neurology, 2020

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Where I see patients (1)

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study to Assess if BIIB080 Can Change Clinical Dementia Rating-Sum of Boxes Scores, and BIIB0...

    The Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) scale is a clinician-rated dementia staging system that tracks the progression of cognitive impairment in 6 categories (memory, orientation, judgment and problem solving, community affairs, home ...


    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study to Verify the Clinical Benefit of Aducanumab in Participants With Early Alzheimer's Dis...

    The CDR integrates assessments from 3 domains of cognition (memory, orientation, judgment/problem-solving) and 3 domains of function (community affairs, home/hobbies, personal care). Following caregiver interview and systematic pa...