Nilufer Taner, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  1. Alzheimer's disease
  2. Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Genetics of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Behavioral NeurologyDepartment of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2007
    Resident - NeurologyDepartment of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2003
    Research FellowshipDepartment of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2001
    PhDMolecular Neuroscience, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2001
    PhDMolecular Neuroscience, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1997
    Research Fellowship - PharmacologyDepartment of Pharmacology, Cornell University Medical College
  7. 1996
    Predoctoral Studies - Ph.D. CandidateDepartment of Pharmacology, Hacettepe University Medical School
  8. 1995
    MD - MedicineHacettepe University Medical School

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Behavioral Neurology & NeuropsychiatryUnited Council of Neurologic Specialties
  2. 2008
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN) American Academy of Neurology
  2. 2012
    Robert Terry Award for the Best Paper on Neurodegenerative DiseasesAmerican Association of Neuropathologists
  3. 2008
    Health Care HeroJacksonville Business Journal
  4. 2007
    Basic Science Research AwardDepartment of Neurology
  5. 2005
    Selected Attendance, Residents' SymposiumAmerican Neurological Association
  6. 2004
    Travel FellowshipWorld Alzheimer Congress 2004
  7. 2002
    Travel FellowshipWorld Alzheimer Congress 2002
  8. 2001
    Travel Stipend, Advanced Linkage CourseRockefeller University
  9. 2001
    Robert and Clarice Smith Fellow in Neuroscience ResearchRobert and Clarice Smith Fellowship in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Stroke, MCF Neuroscience
  10. 2000
    Pivotal Research ScholarshipWorld Alzheimer Congress 2000
  11. 2000
    Graduate Student Travel AwardSociety for Neuroscience
  12. 1999
    Full Scholarship, Genetic Analysis Methods for Medical Researchers courseDuke University Medical Center
  13. 1999
    Mayo Graduate School Travel AwardMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  14. 1995
    Best Intern of the YearHacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  15. 1994
    Diploma of Advanced FrenchMinistry of Education, Republic of France
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Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Topic ChairAAN Annual Meeting - Aging and Dementia
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberCS/CI Conversion Committee
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberDepartment of Cardiology CI Search Committee
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberDivison of Hematology/ Oncology Chair Search Committee
  5. 2017 - present
    Topic ChairAAN Annual Meeting - Aging and Dementia
  6. 2017 - present
    MemberSearch Committee for Center for Military Medicine Associate Director
  7. 2016
    Topic Chair2016 AAN Annual Meeting -- Aging and Dementia, American Academy of Neurology
  8. 2016 - present
    ChairResearch Personnel Subcommittee
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Review Group
  10. 2016 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees - Research Faculty Pipeline Task Force
  11. 2016 - present
    MemberResearch Communications Task Force
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberGenome Analysis Core Advisory Panel
  13. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Personnel Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  14. 2016 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neuroscience Search Committee
  15. 2015 - 2017
    MemberReseach Physician/Scientist Compensation Task Force
  16. 2015
    Scientific ReviewerNational Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
  17. 2015 - present
    Co-ChairUS News and World Reports
  18. 2014 - 2016
    Vice ChairResearch Personnel Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  19. 2014
    Abstract ReviewerAging, Dementia, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neurology, American Academy of Neurology
  20. 2014
    Abstract ReviewerAlzheimer's Association International Conference, Alzheimer's Association
  21. 2014
    Co-ChairSession S28: Aging, Dementia and Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology: Dementia Genetics, 66th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology
  22. 2014
    Session ChairGenetics: Transcriptomic and Epigenetic Changes in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Traits (O3-04), Alzheimer's Association International Conference, Alzheimer's Association
  23. 2014 - present
    Program DirectorBehavioral Neurology Fellowship, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  24. 2013 - 2017
    ChairAurelie N'Songo, Mayo Graduate School Member, PhD Thesis Advisory Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  25. 2013
    ReviewerClinomics Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  26. 2013
    Session ChairThe Role of Alzheimer's Disease in Epigenetics and Transcriptomics, Alzheimer's Association International Conference, Alzheimer's Association
  27. 2013 - present
    MemberResearch Personnel Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  28. 2012 - 2014
    Admissions Committee, Neurobiology of Disease, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  29. 2012 - 2014
    MemberNaomi Kouri, Mayo Graduate School Member, PhD Thesis Advisory Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  30. 2012
    Task Force MemberProgram Advisory Task Force, American Neurological Association
  31. 2012
    Session ChairGenetics of AD & non-AD Dementia, Alzheimer's Association International Conference, Alzheimer's Association
  32. 2012 - present
    Committee MemberEpigenomics Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  33. 2012 - present
    Executive Committee MemberAlzheimers Disease Genetics Consortium
  34. 2011
    Active MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  35. 2010 - present
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerAlzheimer's Association
  36. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  37.  
    Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  38.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  39.  
    MemberSociety for Neuroscience
  40.  
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  41.  
    MemberTurkish Pharmacological Society
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Publications

Research activities

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