Omonigho Bubu, MD, PhD
Dr. Bubu is an Assistant Professor and physician scientist at NYU Grossman School of Medicine (NYUSoM), in the Departments of Psychiatry, Population Health and Neurology, with a programmatic research focus on sleep, aging and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Dr. Bubu has graduate, internship, and fellowship-level clinical and research training in neurology, neuro-epidemiology and public health. His research examines how age-related and age-dependent sleep changes, and vascular risk, impact cognitive decline and AD risk, and how they drive AD related disparities. He has received various grants to fund his research, such as the Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG), American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Bridge Award for Early Career Investigators, NYU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Developmental Grant, and Columbia Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Alzheimer’s disease Disparities (CIRAD) Pilot Grant. Dr. Bubu also has a mentored NIA K23 award. He has collaborated with experts in the field on intramural, foundation and NIH grants, with significant contributions that have improved our understanding of the relationship between sleep, particularly, obstructive sleep apnea and AD. He currently serves as a founding member of the Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) Advisory Board, Guest Associate Editor in Alzheimer's disease and Related Dementias Section, Frontiers Aging Neuroscience, and as an ad-hoc reviewer for other multiple high impact journals.