Brian Appleby, MD is a neuropsychiatrist at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center who treats and researches cognitive disorders. Dr. Appleby is an associate professor of neurology, psychiatry, and pathology at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center Director, and Medical Director of the Creutzfeldt-Jakob (CJD) Foundation. He is also chair of the Cleveland Chapter Alzheimer's Association Professional Advisory Board.
Dr. Appleby received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed a psychiatry residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he also completed a geriatric psychiatry fellowship.
His clinical and research interests include prion diseases (e.g., Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease), frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and young-onset dementias.