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Graduate student Stephanie Leal and fellow Sarah Tighe presented posters on functional connectivity and graph theoretical analyses of age and dementia related changes in intrinsic connectivity networks at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
Our review, first-authored by graduate student Stephanie Leal, discussing neural network dysfunction in aging, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease was accepted to Ageing Research Reviews. Congratulations Stephanie! Download the article here.
Our paper on verbal pattern separation abilities in young and older adults, first authored by Maria Ly was accepted for publication in Hippocampus. Congratulations Maria!
Our paper investigating recollection and familiarity in pattern separation tasks, first authored by Jennifer Kim was accepted for publication in Hippocampus. Congratulations Jenn! Download the article here.
Our paper on the development of the behavioral pattern separation - objects version (BPS-O) task was accepted for publication in Neuropsychologia. Download the article here.
Our paper on treatment of mild cognitive impairment with low-dose Levetiracetam was published in Neuron. Download the article here.
Undergraduate researcher Daniel Borota has won a Provost Undergraduate Research Award for the summer to pursue his project investigating caffeine's effects on learning and memory. Congratulations Daniel!
Undergraduate researcher Maria Ly was just selected to receive the prestigious G. Stanley Hall Award for excellence in research. Congratulations Maria!
Our paper on amygdala and BNST activity during uncertainty in generalized anxiety disorder patients was just accepted for publication in Journal of Psychiatric Research. Download article in press here.
Our paper on norepineprhine, emotional arousal and hippocampal pattern separation was just published in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Advance online copy here.
Our clinical work in collaboration with Dr. Michela Gallagher using an anti-epileptic drug to reverse hippocampal hyperactivity and treat early Alzheimer's disease was just accepted to Neuron. See press release here.
Johns Hopkins Magazine - Article by Michael Anft - Forgetting of Things Past. Coverage of our clinical work.
Johns Hopkins Arts and Sciences Magazine - Christen Brownlee - Thanks for the Memories. Feature on our lab.
Radio and Television Business Report - Greg Dunkin - Applying Brain Science to the Art of Marketing. Collaboration with Greg Dunkin on learning and memory applied to media.
New review titled "Pattern separation in the hippocampus" by Yassa and Stark was just published in Trends in Neurosciences.
Our application was selected for the 2011 Ossoff Scholars Program in Cognitive Disorders Research. This grant will provide funds over the next two years to conduct research in Alzheimer's disease biomarker discovery.
88.1 WYPR (National Public Radio) - Interview with Sheilah Kast on Maryland Morning.
The New York Times - A memory tonic for the aging brain. More coverage of our recent PNAS paper.
Interview with CBS SmartPlanet's Christina Hernandez - As brain pathways deteriorate, so does our memory.
Press Release - As time goes by, it gets tougher to "just remember this" JHU Headline News. Coverage of our most recent PNAS paper.
Our most recent work on multimodal imaging of the aged hippocampus is now in press in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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