Lawrence Rajendran

A renowned expert in cell biology of Alzheimer’s disease, Lawrence Rajendran was a Professor of Systems and Cell biology of Neurodegeneration at the University of Zurich before he moved to the UK as the van Geest Chair of Dementia Research at King's College London. He has won numerous awards including the European Young Scientist Grand Prize, German Neuroscience Society’s Schilling’s prize and the Breuer Award, as well as being listed in the 2009 World’s top 100 Scientists. In 2015 he founded ScienceMatters, publishing single science observations with a commitment to open science. He joined UK Dementia Research Institute at King's as as Deputy Associate Director, additionally leading a group researching amyloid formation and synapse loss in Alzheimer's disease.