Charles DeCarli

Charles DeCarli

Position Title

Department of Neurology, School of Medicine

ACC Building/ 3900

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Neuroscience

Specialties / Focus

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Medical Neuroscience


  • Imaging of Dementia and Aging (IDeA) Laboratory
    • Please see website

Honors and Awards

  • 1982-Department Improvement Fund for Laboratory Research, Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1999-Resident Education Teaching Award, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas
  • 2000-Resident Education Teaching Award, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas
  • 2004-Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Department of Neurology, University of California at Davis

    Professional Societies

    • American Academy of Neurology
    • Society for Neuroscience
    • Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium
    • International Society for Vascular Behavioral and Cognitive Disorders


    • 1982 MD George Washington University
    • 1978 BS Physiological Psychology University of California at Santa Cruz


    DeCarli, C; Miller, BL; Swan, GE; Reed, T; Wolf, PA; Carmelli, D.Cerebrovascular and brain morphologic correlates of mild cognitive impairment in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Twin Study. Archives of Neurology 2001 Apr, 58(4):643-7.

    Reed T, Kirkwood SC, DeCarli C, Swan GE, Miller BL, Wolf PA, Jack LM, Carmelli D. Relationship of family history scores and hypertension to quantitative measures of white matter hyperintensities and stroke volume in elderly males. Neuroepidemiology

    Carmelli D, DeCarli C, Swan GE, Kelly-Hayes M, Wolf PA, Reed T, Guralnik JM. The mediating effect of apolipoprotein E4 in the association of MRI findings with cognitive decline and lower extremity function. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55: M103

    Geroldi C, Laakso, MP, DeCarli C, Beltramello A, Bianchetti A, Soininen H, Trabuchhi M, Frisoni GB. Apolipoprotein E genotype and hippocampal asymmetry in Alzheimer's disease: A volumetric MRI study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry

    Guo, Z, Gupples LA, Kurz A, Auerbach S, Volicer L, Chui H, Green RC, Sadovnic AD, Duara R, DeCarli C, Johnson K, Go, RC, Growdon JH, Haines JL, Kukull WA, Farrer LA. Head injury and the risk of Alzheimer disease in the MIRAGE study. Neurology 54: