Deniz Erten-Lyons, M.D.

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Geriatrics, Neurology
Special Interest:
Aging and Alzheimer's
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Dr. Erten-Lyons is Assistant Professor of Neurology at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Erten-Lyons' research focuses on understanding why some individuals age with minimal or no cognitive decline. She is interested in identifying genes which affect brain morphology and function in late life, and the role genetics plays in cognitive reserve.  She has received research support from the Veterans Affairs, the Alzheimer's Association and the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon.

Professional Education

  • Degree:
    M.D., Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 1998
  • Residency:
    Neurology Residency, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, 2003
  • Fellowship:
    Geriatric Neurology Fellowship, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, 2005
  • Certification:
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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