Three Questions with Dr. Steven DeKosky

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Steven DeKosky, PhD

Deputy Director, McKnight Brain Institute; Aerts-Cosper Professor of Alzheimer’s Research; Associate Director, 1Florida AD Research Center’ and Professor of Neurology & Neuroscience, University of Florida Q: Why is early detection so critical to preventing cognitive decline among older adults and what are some of the barriers to early detection? One of the major reasons why early detection or pre-disease detection … Read More

Three Questions with Dr. Carol Barnes

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Dr. Carol Barnes

University of Arizona Regents Professor of Psychology, Neurology and Neuroscience and Director of the University of Arizona Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Dr. Carol Barnes was recently awarded a $60 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create and lead a Precision Aging Network that could transform the way we think about the aging brain. In this blog … Read More

Expert Interview with Dr. Lazar

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Headshot of Dr. Lazar in white medical coat

Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology and Director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Dr. Ronald Lazar served as the Senior and Corresponding Author on the American Heart Association Scientific Statement published today, A Primary Care Agenda for Brain Health. The statement focuses on the importance of taking steps to … Read More

Three Questions with Dr. Michael Saag

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Dr. Mike Saag

Associate Dean for Global Health, Director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research and Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Dr. Michael Saag has gained national attention by participating in news conferences and speaking with reporters to share his experience with COVID-19 and encourage the public to follow basic safety precautions to protect themselves and others … Read More