George Perry, Ph.D., is dean of the College of Sciences
and holds the Semmes Foundation Distinguished University Chair in Neurobiology
at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He obtained his Ph.D. from Scripps
Institution of Oceanography in 1979 and received a postdoctoral fellowship in
the Department of Cell Biology at Baylor College of Medicine. Perry is
editor-in-chief for the Journal of
Alzheimer's Disease and is a foreign correspondent member of the Spanish
Royal Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Science Lisbon, and a foreign member
of the Mexican National Academy of Sciences. He is a recipient of the National
Plaque of Honor from the Republic of Panama Ministry of Science and Technology.
Perry’s research is primarily focused on how Alzheimer’s disease develops and
the physiological consequences of the disease at a cellular level.