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Over the Moon

Da Yeoun Moon, also known as Hanna, is a curious, captivating, cognitive neuroscience graduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas. She grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles after immigrating to America from Korea with her family when she was 10-years-old. Now she’s tackling research on the aging brain.

Dr. Rodrigue Collaborates with Dr. Pinkham on Mild Cognitive Impairment Research

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas believe that determining the capability of individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to assess accurately their own cognitive function may help improve diagnosis of that condition — which often precedes an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis — as well as potentially help better identify those at risk for dementia…

For Family & the Future

Vincent Edwards is a seasoned saxophone player, a jazz aficionado, and wants to prevent the onset of neurodegenerative diseases. Lucky for us, this cognition and neuroscience Ph.D. student is bringing his talents to the CVL this Fall

Human Amyloid Imaging Conference

Postdoctoral fellows, Dr. Chris Foster and Dr. Christina Webb, along with Dr. Rodrigue and Dr. Kennedy, traveled to Miami in January for the 2020 Human Amyloid Imaging (HAI) conference. Dr. Foster presented work demonstrating the negative influence of both brain iron and beta-amyloid on entorhinal cortex volume in healthy older adults. This work has since…

Lab Presentations at SFN 2020

Several members of the lab, including Dr. Rodrigue and Dr. Kennedy and postdocs Dr. Foster and Dr. Webb, attended the 49th Annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Chicago in October 2019. Chris gave a nanosymposium talk on the structural properties of the hippocampus and their role in supporting episodic memory across the lifespan (since published…