CAM Center researchers studying use of a noninvasive brain stimulation treatment paired with cognitive training have found the therapy holds promise as an effective, drug-free approach for someday warding off Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Aprinda Indahlastari, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in the University of Florida’s Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory, is the latest investigator to be featured in MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the UF.
New research by University of Florida neuroscientists suggests that male and female sex hormones may play differing roles in risk-taking inclinations and the ability to delay gratification.
Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., deputy director of UF’s Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, honored with the Henry Wisniewski Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2020 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The award recognizes significant contributions to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research, either through a single scientific discovery or a body of work.
Dr. Brittney Yegla to speak at Workshop on Research Definitions for Reserve and Resilience in Cognitive Aging and Dementia.
Research could provide a path for more targeted future interventions, such as non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation.
In The Conversation, Drs. Golde and DeKosky explain the new test, which shows high accuracy in detecting chemicals specific to Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Valerie Joers will lead study seeking to identify novel approaches to treat Parkinson’s disease.
In JAMA Neurology editorial, Dr. Michael Jaffee and colleagues discuss REM sleep’s potential impact on general health.
New study demonstrates an example of the brain’s ability to shift and utilize different neural circuits to perform a task in order to compensate for brain aging.