Headshot photo of Jeffrey Kaye, M.D.

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D.

  • Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Layton Professor of Neurology, Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center, School of Medicine
  • Director, ORCATECH, School of Medicine
  • Layton Professor, Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program, School of Medicine


Dr. Jeffrey Kaye is the Layton professor of neurology and biomedical engineering and the director of the Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center, as well as director of the Oregon Center for Aging and Technology (ORCATECH) . Dr. Kaye received his medical degree from New York Medical College and trained in neurology at Boston University. He completed fellowships in Movement Disorders at Boston University and in brain aging at the National Institute on Aging.

He moved to Oregon in 1989 to develop the Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center. Dr. Kaye has received the Charles Dolan Hatfield Research Award for his work. He is listed in Best Doctors in America. He serves on many national and international panels and review boards in the field of geriatrics and neurology. He is an author on over 400 scientific publications and holds several major grant awards from federal agencies, national foundations and industrial sponsors.

Dr. Kaye serves as a member of the OHSU Healthy Aging Alliance Executive Committee.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • M.D., 1980, New York Medical College
  • Fellowship

    • Movement Disorders, Boston University
    • Brain Aging, National Institute on Aging


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