Current Research

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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