Neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer''s disease; Forensic neuropathology; Trauma of the brain and spinal cord
Dr. Juan Troncoso is a professor of pathology and associate professor of neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a board-certified neurologist/neuropathologist with expertise in the pathological diagnosis of dementias and the neuropathology of normal aging.
Dr. Troncoso serves as the director of the Brain Resource Center, which he established, and director of the Clinical and Neuropathology Core at the Johns Hopkins Udall Center.
He earned his M.D. from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He completed a residency in pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and a residency in neurology at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. He performed a fellowship in pathology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Dr. Troncoso's research interests include neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer''s disease; forensic neuropathology; and trauma of the brain and spinal cord.
He has authored more than 70 publications, and has served as neuropathologist for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Maryland since 1981. He is a faculty member of the Aging and Dementia Training Program at Johns Hopkins.