Medical Education:
Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis) - 1966- 1971
Washington University Internal Medicine Internship - 1971
Washington University Residency in Internal Medicine/ Psychiatry -
1972-1976

Awards:
Phi Beta Kappa - University of Missouri
Markle Student Fellowship in Nephrology research - 1970-1971
Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (23rd - 33rd editions) - 1987- 2012 Marquis Who’s Who of American Inventors of the 1990's - 1990
Marquis Who’s Who in America (52nd- 66th editions) - 1998 - 2012 Marquis Who’s Who in the World (15th edition 28st editions) 1998 - 2012
Marquis Who’s Who in Science & Engineering (4th - 11th editions) - 1998-2012 Fellow, - American College of Forensic Examiners - 1998
Eight U.S. and international PATENTS in pharmacology of neurodegenerative illnesses

Appointments:
Assist Prof of Psychiatry & Internal Medicine - U. Pittsburgh - 1976- 1978
Assist Prof of Psychiatry & Internal Medicine - U. Southern California - 1978 - 1981
Assoc Prof of Research in Psychiatry - U. of California, Los Angeles - 1981- 1988.
President & CEO - Alzheimer’s Corporation, Albuquerque, NM - 1999 - present.

Major Research Publications (50 citations):
" Summers WK, Jamison RL. The no reflow phenomenon in renal ischemia.
Laboratory Investigation 1971; 25: 635-43.
" Summers WK, Allen RE, Pitts RN. Drug modification of electroconvulsive
therapy: methohexital and diazepam III. Biological Psychiatry 1980; 15:257-64.
" Summers WK, Majovski LJ, Marsh GM, Tachiki KH, Kling A. Use of oral THA
in long-term treatment of senile dementia, Alzheimer's type. New England
Journal of Medicine 1986; 315:1241-1245.
" Summers, WK. Alzheimer's drug needs individually set dose. The Wall Street
Journal. Wed., December 8, 1993, page A15.
" Summers, WK. “Tacrine (THA, Cognex®)” Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2:
85-93, 2000.
" Summers, WK. Alzheimer’s disease, oxidative injury, and cytokines. Journal
of Alzheimer’s Disease. 6:651-657, 2004.
¤ Summers WK, Martin RL, Cunningham M, DeBoynton VL, Marsh GM.
Complex Antioxidant Blend improves Memory in community dwelling seniors.
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 19:429-439, 2010.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:
" Alzheimer’s disease treatments and preventions
" Interface between internal medicine, psychiatry, and preventative medicine.
" Cytokines and CNS inflammatory illness
" Anti-aging Medicine

With over 40 years of medical and research experience Dr Summers holds eight pharmacologic and neuroceutical patents. This includes tacrine as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease and Memory reVITALIZER a complex bio-Supplement.

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