Kennedy Neuroimaging of Aging and Cognition Lab

News and Announcements

April 16th, 2018 - Brain Activity Study Offers Potential Insight into Alzheimer's Disease

New research discusses the link between brain function and amyloid. UT Dallas News Center Lyda, A. (2018).

September 20st, 2017 - Alzheimer's study highlighted on Dallas Innovates - a media outlet centered on innovative and creative projects across the DFW area.

DFW Alzheimer’s Researchers Examine Ethnicity, Financial Calculations. Dallas Innovates Murray, L. (2017).

August 31st, 2017 - Dr. Kennedy receives funding from the National Institute on Aging for a longitudinal imaging study.

NIH Grant Makes Longitudinal Imaging Study Possible. UT Dallas News Center Lyda, A. (2017).

August 29th, 2017 - Dr. Kennedy links white matter health and financial ability in MCI and Alzheimer's Disease.

"Brain Disconnection" May Underlie Loss Of Financial Decision-Making Ability In Alzheimer's Disease. UT Dallas News Center Lyda, A. (2017).

March 7th, 2017 - Recent work by Dr. Kennedy discusses how one's ability to activate and deactivate the brain in regards to challenges decreases as we age.

Scientists Aim to Identify the Neural Signature of Healthy Brain Aging. UT Dallas News Center Lyda, A. (2017).

August 8th, 2015 - 2015 BvB Dallas Game Benefits Center Research

May 22nd, 2015 - Kennedy Lab Researchers Take Next Step on Road to Higher Degrees

May 9th, 2015 - Dr. Kennedy receives a research grant fom AWARE, a componenet fund of The Dallas Foundation

May 5th, 2015 - Dr. Kennedy presents research findings to the Innovation in Aging, Caregiving, and Technology (iACT) foundation

January 9th, 2015 - Dr. Kennedy shows that some cognitive processes are preserved with age

Study Finds Which Brain Skills Are More Likely to Last over a Lifetime. Brain in the News, 21(1), 1-2. Lyda, A. (2015).

April 2nd, 2013 - Dr. Kennedy named Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science

December 4th, 2012 - Dr. Kennedy is recognized as a new faculty member at the School of Behavioral and Brain Science, studies white matter for insights into the aging brain.

“Dr. Kennedy brings important new strengths to BBS and the Center for Vital Longevity,” said Dr. Bert Moore, dean of BBS. “Her innovative investigations correlating structural and functional changes in the brain as we age have provided important insights regarding the adaptive plasticity of the brain, as well as clues about the changes associated with disease and injury. Her research and training of our students complements our existing programs and we are very pleased to have her join our faculty.”