Tsuneya Ikezu

Professor, School of Medicine

Tsuneya Ikezu is a professor in BU School of Medicine’s Departments of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and Neurology. He is also part of BU MED’s?Alzheimer’s?Disease Center.

Dr. Ikezu’s research interests are focused on the role of neuroinflammation in the pathophysiology of dementia and as a potential therapeutic target of Alzheimer’s disease, HIV-associated dementia, and more recently chronic traumatic encephalopathy and encephalomyelopathy. He also studies enzymes that induce phosphorylation and aggregation of neurological disease-associated proteins, such as Alzheimer’s disease, HIV-associated dementia, and frontotemporal dementia.