Dr. Carol A. Barnes Named One of Research.com’s Top 1,000 Female Scientists in the World for 2022

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, Cognitive Aging, News

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.

Tips for Holiday Wellness

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A recent study by MBRF Trustee, Madhav Thambisetty, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues at the National Institute on Aging suggests that some cholesterol medications may impact signaling pathways in the brain, particularly in men.

University of Florida Expands Dementia Prevention Research Led by Adam Woods, PhD, Associate Director of the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory in the McKnight Brain Institute

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, Cognitive Aging, News

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

Cognitive Clock Predicts Brain Health

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, Cognitive Aging, News

MBRF Trustee, Patricia Boyle, PhD, was recently featured in a Medpage Today article detailing a study she co-authored showing cognitive age, as assessed by a novel tool known as a “cognitive clock,” predicted adverse health outcomes better than chronological age. The “cognitive clock”: A novel indicator of brain health was recently published by Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the journal of the … Read More