Joshua Grill, PhD

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

Joshua D. Grill, PhD, earned his bachelor’s degree with a double major in zoology and psychology and a minor in neuroscience from Miami University in Oxford, OH. He then completed his doctorate in neuroscience in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. After a brief stint in industry, he joined the faculty at UCLA in the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) and Department of Neurology in 2007. In 2015, he joined the faculty at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), as an associate professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and the associate director of the UCI ADRC. He is now the director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND). He also directs the Outreach, Recruitment, and Education Core for the UCI ADRC and is the leader of the Accrual and Retention Consult service for the UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS). Dr. Grill’s research is focused on clinical trials across the spectrum of Alzheimer’s disease, including work on trial design, recruitment and retention, and research ethics.

First published on: June 27, 2018

Last modified on: December 08, 2022