Current Research

Researchers Identify New Biomarker of Alzheimer’s Disease

November 12, 2021
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It is well known that older adults with lower education levels are at a greater risk of dementia. But it’s unknown why some are more likely to develop dementia than others. The results from this study shed light on an important biomarker of clinical decline…

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Researchers Explore Link Between Iron, Beta-Amyloid in Memory Disorders

April 21, 2021
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Brain Imaging Links Cardiovascular Health to Multitasking Ability

November 3, 2020
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Adults over 60 with optimal blood pressure and high fitness levels can keep up mentally with people half their age, according to a recent brain-imaging study

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Study Explores How Changes in Healthy Brain Structure Affect Cognition

October 12, 2020
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Dr. Kristen Kennedy and her colleagues describe how they used a pair of imaging techniques to tie the degradation of circuitry in one region of the brain to reduced efficiency in executive functions.

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Study establishes structure-function-cognition associations across the lifespan

May 22, 2020
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These findings are important because traditionally these three aspects are studied separately, but only their combined study can help unravel their associations…

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NIA awards $2.9 million to Wig Lab to further Alzheimer’s disease study

December 2, 2019
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Dr. Gagan Wig’s Lab receives National Institute on Aging grant to further research on link between socioeconomic status and Alzheimer’s disease

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