Kenneth Maiese serves as the Professor, Chair, and Chief of Service of Neurology and Neurosciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He was formerly the Chief of cellular and molecular cerebral ischemia, Professor of neurology, anatomy, cell biology, molecular medicine, Karmanos cancer, and NIEHS at Wayne State University. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania suma cum laude with Distinction, was a Teagle and Grupe Scholar at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and was trained as a Physician-Scientist at Cornell and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Maiese has received recognition with outstanding teaching awards and election to America's Top Physicians, the Best of US Physicians, and Top Doctors. His investigations are designed to translate basic science into successful therapeutic treatments for conditions such as cancer, metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease. He is a top cited author and his work has received the distinction of "High Impact Research and Potential Public Health Benefit" by the NIH with continuous funding from sources that include the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association, the Bugher Foundation, a Johnson and Johnson Focused Giving Award, and the NIH. Dr. Maiese holds several patents, has over 250 publications that include research papers, chapters, editorials, and invited reviews and has authored and edited 5 books. He is frequently honored as the chairperson and keynote speaker for international symposiums, chairs national grant committees and is a chartered panel member or consultant for dozens of national and international foundations as well as multiple study sections and special emphasis panels for the NIH. Dr. Maiese also serves as the Editor-in-Chief, an Associate Editor, or a member of the editorial board for more than 45 journals as well as on multiple executive committees, technology transfer panels, and scientific advisory councils.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2012