Dr. Matthew S. Schrag is a board-certified vascular neurologist and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Schrag has clinical expertise in the overlap between vascular and cognitive neurological diseases and sees patients in the Stroke Division of the Department of Neurology. Dr. Schrag’s research interests focus on how cerebral amyloid angiopathy contributes to cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease. Specifically, he is interested in mapping the cerebral microvasculature to understand morphological changes in Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Schrag is a collaborator with the Vanderbilt Memory and Aging Project, an investigator in the Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and a member of the training faculty for the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease (T32).
Dr. Schrag completed medical school and his doctoral degree in biochemistry at Loma Linda University, a neurology residency and research fellowship at Yale University, and a vascular neurology fellowship at Vanderbilt University. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2016.