Alzheimer's: My Journey to a Next Generation Treatment (Paperback)
About the Author
Dr. Donald E. Moss received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology at Colorado State University in 1966. After two years in the U.S. Army as a field artillery officer, including a year in Korea, he returned to Colorado State University and received his Ph.D. in Physiological Psychology in 1973. He completed a two-year Sloan Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Neurosciences at the University of California at San Diego in 1975. He left San Diego to take a faculty position at the University of Texas at El Paso. He retired his faculty position to devote full time to the development of MSF. Dr. Moss has published over 100 articles, chapters and abstracts on various topics related to brain research, most of them focused on the development of MSF for Alzheimer's dementia. His work has appeared in highly respected medical journals including Brain Research, Nature, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and Neurobiology of Aging. He has also served on the Editorial Board of Neurobiology of Aging. The Governor of Texas, W.P. Clements, appointed Dr. Moss to two terms on the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. He has also won numerous awards including the University of Texas at El Paso Award for Excellence in Research (1991) and the University of Texas at El Paso Award for Excellence in Teaching (1996), making him one of the few faculty members to win university awards for both teaching and research. Dr. Moss is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on acetylcholinesterse inhibitors and their use in the facilitation of memory, especially in aging and Alzheimer's disease. He has spoken on Alzheimer's disease and its treatment at many national and international conferences.