June 14, 2017

Marwan Sabbagh, M.D., FAAN

Marwan Sabbagh, M.D., FAAN

Chief Medical/Scientific Officer
Director of Clinical Research
The Cleo Roberts Center of Clinical Research

Sun Health Research Institute


Marwan Sabbagh M.D. is the founding director of the Cleo Roberts Center for Clinical Research under the umbrella of the Sun Health Research Institute. Opened in 2000, the Center, with Dr. Sabbagh as the principle investigator, has conducted more than 50 Clinical trials and studies on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, as well as prostate cancer and Fibromyalgia. Dr. Sabbagh, a board-certified neurologist, received his undergraduate degree from the University of California Berkeley and his medical degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is also the Associate Director of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center, a clinical instructor in the Sun Health St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Geriatric Fellowship Program, and a visiting scientist in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. He is also a staff physician at Boswell Memorial Hospital where he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Sabbagh served his residency in neurology at Baylor College of medicine and a fellowship in geriatric neurology and dementia at the UCSD School of Medicine where he was on the faculty prior to joining Sun Health Research Institute.

Dr. Sabbagh has authored or co-authored more than 60 chapter reviews, and original papers on Alzheimer’s disease as well as authored an upcoming book on Alzheimer’s prevention.

Title of Grant Funded:
Anti-cholinesterases and Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor