Brett Langley graduated with First Class Honors from the University of Waikato in New Zealand receiving his B.Sc. and M.Sc. In 2002 he received his Ph.D. (in Molecular Medicine) from the University of Auckland School of Medicine. Following his Ph.D. studies, Dr. Langley did postdoctoral research training under the mentorship of Prof. Rajiv R. Ratan at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Langley then joined the Faculty at the Burke Medical Research Institute and was appointed to the position of Instructor at the Brain Mind Research Institute at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Presently, Dr. Langley remains at the Burke Medical Research Institute and is an Assistant Professor of the Brain Mind Research Institute at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Dr. Langley was the recipient of a Goldsmith Award in 2005, an Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Award in 2008, and is a current Adelson Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) Investigator in Neurorepair and Recovery (APNRR).