• 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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Spring 2020 Science Luncheons

The Center for Vital Longevity’s Science Luncheon Series* is a program of weekly talks that brings together UT Dallas researchers and outside experts to talk about recent developments in cognitive neuroscience and aging research. All lectures take place at 12:00 p.m. in the 8th Floor Conference Room at the Center for Vital Longevity, 1600 Viceroy Drive, Dallas, TX. Please RSVP to For those unable to join us at CVL, the talks are routinely telecast to JO 4.306 in Richardson.


    • February 10, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series

      Designing Real-World Interventions to Promote Activity and Neurocognitive Health

      Dr. Michelle Carlson
      Johns Hopkins Medical School


      • February 17, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series

        Novel Approaches to Detecting Elder Abuse and Neglect in the Community

        Dr. Brad Cannell
        University of Texas Health Sciences Center


    • February 24, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series

      Mechanisms of Disconnection in Alzheimer’s Disease: A NeuroInformatics Approach

      Dr. Ana Solodkin
      University of Texas at Dallas


  • March 2, 2020| Science Luncheon Series

    Neural Correlates of Cognitive Aging and Risk Factors of Cognitive Decline

    Dr. Jessica Damoiseaux
    Wayne State University


  • March 9, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series

    Effects of Aging on Reward-Motivated Memory

    Dr. Holly Bowen
    Southern Methodist University


  • March 23, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series



  • March 30, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series



  • April 6, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series



  • April 13, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series



    • April 20, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series



  • April 27, 2020 | Science Luncheon Series



* To access the archive of all CVL Science Luncheons since 2014, click here.