Guy McKhann, M.D.

Guy_McKhann_thmbGuy McKhann, M.D., the scientific advisor to the Dana Foundation, studies the delineation of the neurological outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting and the elucidation of the mechanism of a form of Guillen Barre Syndrome. He has also been active in defining the criteria for Alzheimer’s disease. McKhann attended Harvard University, and obtained his doctoral degree from Yale Medical School. After working at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, he took his residency in pediatric neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. His first academic position was at Stanford University, where he founded the Pediatric Neurology service. He then moved to Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, where he was the first director of the neurology department.