George Perry, Ph.D.
George Perry, Ph.D., is dean of the College of Sciences and holds the Semmes Foundation Distinguished University Chair in Neurobiology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He obtained his Ph.D. from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1979 and received a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Cell Biology at Baylor College of Medicine. Perry is editor-in-chief for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and is a foreign correspondent member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Science Lisbon, and a foreign member of the Mexican National Academy of Sciences. He is a recipient of the National Plaque of Honor from the Republic of Panama Ministry of Science and Technology. Perry’s research is primarily focused on how Alzheimer’s disease develops and the physiological consequences of the disease at a cellular level.