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Billionaire in Tax Case Has Worsening Alzheimer’s, Doctor Says

Nov. 23, 2021, 6:28 PM

Nine brain scans of billionaire Robert Brockman suggest he has Alzheimer’s disease that is getting worse, an expert witness testified Tuesday at a hearing to determine if the software mogul is competent for trial on charges that he evaded taxes on $2 billion in income.

Christopher Whitlow, a neuroradiologist at Wake Forest School of Medicine, analyzed studies of Brockman’s brain done between 2018 and September to assess whether he has dementia, as defense lawyers claim. Whitlow, a defense witness, testified that those images, taken together, show that Brockman has Parkinson’s disease and appears to have Alzheimer’s disease as well. ...