Emrah Düzel is the speaker of the Magdeburg site of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseaes (DZNE) and director of the Institute of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia Research at the Medical Faculty of the OVGU. He has a long-standing interest in the functional anatomy of human memory networks, neuromodulatory circuits, their alterations in aging and neurodegeneration and their scope for plasticity. He coordinates the German National Neuroimaging Network within the DZNE which strategically unifies imaging efforts across 10 German universities and DZNE sites (Magdeburg, Bonn, Berlin, Tübingen, Munich, Rostock, Dresden, Göttingen, Ulm). His goal is to improve the diagnosis and therapy of cognitive dysfunction in old age and in neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. E Duzel is also a coordinator of the European Ultra-high Field Imaging Network for Neurodegenerative Diseases for 7T imaging and Speaker of the CRC 1436 „Neural Resources of Cognition“. He is co-founder of the digital health company neotiv for cognitive assessment in Alzheimer’s disease.