Boon Lead Tee

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Tee is a neurologist from Taiwan and an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute. She completed her medical and master’s degrees at National Taiwan University and her residency at National Taiwan University Hospital and En-Chu-Kong Hospital. She co-directs the Chinese outreach effort at UCSF Memory and Aging Center.

She specializes in various dementia syndromes, particularly primary progressive aphasia that predominantly manifests with speech and language impairments. Her research interest is focused on developing linguistically and culturally adapted cognitive assessment tools for Chinese populations that suffer from neurodegenerative diseases and studying their neural basis variability across populations.


Tonal and orthographic analysis in a Cantonese-speaking individual with nonfluent/agrammatic variant primary progressive aphasia.


Tee BL, Deleon J, Chen Li Ying LK, Miller BL, Y Lo R, Europa E, Sudarsan S, Grasso S, Gorno-Tempini ML

Long-term stroke incidence in proximal thoracic aorta aneurysm survivors.

International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society

Hsu JY, Su YC, Wang JH, Tee BL

Primary progressive aphasia: a model for neurodegenerative disease.

Current opinion in neurology

Tee BL, Gorno-Tempini ML

Prion Diseases.

Neurologic clinics

Tee BL, Longoria Ibarrola EM, Geschwind MD

Medical Comorbidity in Alzheimer's Disease: A Nested Case-Control Study.

Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD

Wang JH, Wu YJ, Tee BL, Lo RY