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Samuel Neal Lockhart, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Samuel Neal Lockhart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

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Department: 336-713-8570


Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Miami, 2005
  • Ph.D., University of California-Davis, 2014
  • Fellowship, Neurology, University of California-Berke, 2017


  • Cognitive Neuro Soc
  • Gerontological Society Of Amer
  • Int Soc Adv Alzheimer's Res Tr
  • Society for Neuroscience
Samuel Neal Lockhart, Ph.D.

Samuel Neal Lockhart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Sticht Center on Aging
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism

Research Interests

tau Proteins; Aging; Brain; Positron-Emission Tomography; Temporal Lobe
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Contact Information

Department: 336-713-8570


Recent Publications

Blood pressure's role in Alzheimer disease pathology [editorial]. Hughes TM, Lockhart SN, Smagula SF.. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018;26(1):23-24.

Entorhinal tau pathology, episodic memory decline, and neurodegeneration in aging. Maass A, Lockhart SN, Harrison TM, Bell RK, Mellinger T, Swinnerton K, Baker SL, Rabinovici GD, Jagust WJ.. J Neurosci. 2018;38(3):530-543.

Machine learning-based individual assessment of cortical atrophy pattern in Alzheimer's disease spectrum: development of the classifier and longitudinal evaluation. Lee JS, Kim C, Shin JH, Cho H, Shin DS, Kim N, Kim HJ, Kim Y, Lockhart SN, Na DL, Seo SW, Seong JK.. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):4161.

Diagonal earlobe crease is a visible sign for cerebral small vessel disease and amyloid-beta. Lee JS, Park S, Kim HJ, Kim Y, Jang H, Kim KW, Rhee HY, Yoon SS, Hwang KJ, Park KC, Moon SH, Kim ST, Lockhart SN, Na DL, Seo SW.. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):13397.

Centiloid method evaluation for amyloid PET of subcortical vascular dementia. Yun HJ, Moon SH, Kim HJ, Lockhart SN, Choe YS, Lee KH, Na DL, Lee JM, Seo SW.. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):16322.

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Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

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