Sterling C Johnson

Principal Investigator; Jean R. Finley Professor of Dementia and Geriatrics

Wisconsin ADRC
J5/mez, Mc2420 Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI, 53792

Office: (608)262-9549 x
Fax: (608)280-7165
Web: [visit personal web site]


Dr. Johnson leads the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention, a longitudinal cohort study of people at risk for sporadic AD. He is the Associate Director and Imaging Core Leader in the Wisconsin ADRC. Dr. Johnson is a clinical neuropsychologist with research interests in brain function in Alzheimers Disease and related disorders. Current projects focus on A) the neurobiological and psychological processes that affect memory; B) early detection of Alzheimers Disease with multi-modal imaging including amyloid and tau imaging; C) machine learning based multi-modal imaging markers of AD; D) enriching clinical trials and improving trial design with multi-kernel machine learning to speed the discovery of effective treatments for AD.

Professor in the Dept of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology and affiliated with the following departments and centers on campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Wm. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute
Wisconsin Institute on Aging
Neuroscience Training Program
Department of Psychology