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Timothy Tankosic, MD

Tim Tankosic, MD, a FOCUS Senior Advisor, has over 25 years of experience as a consultant, advisor, and director/manager for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, and device industries. He has broad experience in major therapeutic areas and technologies and particular expertise in neuroscience and oncology. He can be reached at

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Growing Dementia Epidemic

Most of us know someone—relative, friend, or colleague—suffering from dementia, a medical term that describes symptoms of impaired cognition (memory and thinking), behavior, social abilities, and daily functioning. Dementia isn’t a specific disease and can range in severity from mild to severe. It has many different non-reversible and reversible causes.