• The Center mourns the loss of a dear friend and tireless CVL supporter. click here

  • CVL councilmember and benefactor’s life remembered in the Dallas Morning here

  • Aging-themed issue of Nautilus Magazine explores cognitive benefits of learning a new game such as chess, cites here

  • ‘Fitizen’ group at the Jewish Community Center of Dallas learns about research at CVL. click here

  • CVL research published in JoN finds that some memories persist in the face of strong interference. click here

  • Dr. Sara Festini’s research probes busyness levels and cognitive here

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CVl Annual Review

CVl Annual Review

Charting Our Progress is CVL’s annual review, with archives available

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Every two years, the Center for Vital Longevity hosts a Science Symposium aimed at attracting cognitive neuroscientists from across the the region for a full day of presentations organized around a theme. The Center for Vital Longevity hosts these symposia on the 1st floor of its Viceroy Building, located at 1600 Viceroy Dr., Dallas, Texas, 75235.

The next Science Symposium will be held in early 2018. Please check back for updates.


The 2016 Science Symposium:

“Linking Brain Structure and Function to Cognition”

DATE: Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Featured speaker Dr. Naftali Raz, Director of Lifespan Cognitive Neuroscience, Wayne State University. “What the Time Tells: Structural Brain Changes and their Relation to Cognition”

Additional talks:

“Bringing Psychosis Back to the Brain: Biotypes vs. Conventional Psychiatric Diagnoses – Findings from the Bipolar-Schizophrenia Network on Intermediate Phenotypes (B-SNIP)”
– Dr. Elena I. Ivleva, Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center

“Transitions in the Aging Brain: What We Have Learned from Amyloid Imaging”
– Dr. Denise Park, Director of Research, Center for Vital Longevity, Univ. of Texas at Dallas

“Effects of Age and White Matter Integrity on Encoding- and Retrieval-related Functional Connectivity”
– Dr. Michael Rugg, Director, Center for Vital Longevity, Univ. of Texas at Dallas

Symposium Chair: Dr. Karen Rodrigue, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Center for Vital Longevity, Univ. of Texas at Dallas