Madhav Thambisetty, MD, PhD, MBRF Trustee and Vice Chair, senior investigator at the National Institute on Aging and adjunct professor of neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, recently addressed the important topic of “Targeting Pathology in Neurogenerative Disease” at the Plenary Session of the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.
Expert scientists who study age-related memory loss across the four McKnight Brain Institutes came together at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) campus in May to share and discuss the latest scientific research and collaborative efforts to advance the prevention and mitigation of cognitive decline.
If your New Year’s resolution to make exercise part of your regular routine didn’t stick during the cold winter months, don’t worry – spring is the perfect time to recommit to fitness. Not only will your body thank you, your brain will too. Physical activity can help improve your overall health today and delay the onset of cognitive decline (including dementia) later in life.
Research.com recently published its first list of the top 1,000 female scientists in the world and we’re thrilled to congratulate Dr. Carol A. Barnes, the Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging, and Director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Arizona for this well deserved recognition.
The University of Florida is expanding its landmark Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study to include healthy older adult volunteers from North Florida. The study, led by Adam Woods, PhD, Associate Director of the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory (CAM) in the McKnight Brain Institute and Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, examines whether … Read More