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Karen L. Bell, MD

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Dr. Bell completed her undergraduate studies at New York University, and earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She served her internship in internal medicine at Harlem Hospital Center in NYC, and completed her neurology residency at The Neurological Institute at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Bell also completed a 3-year fellowship in Behavioral Neurology, and now specializes in the evaluation and treatment of neurodegenerative cognitive disorders. Dr. Bell's research interests at the Taub Institute include the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease, and as the Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Trials Group at Columbia, she has led the clinical trials group at the Taub Institute to become a leading center in Phase II and III trials with potential disease modifying agents.