2017 Journal Club

  • August 19th – Speaker: Michelle Caunca
    Title:  Evaluation of Amyloid Protective Factors and Alzheimer Disease Neurodegeneration Protective Factors in Elderly Individuals
    Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
  • July 19th – Speaker: Conner Haase
    Titles:  Translational Models for Vascular Cognitive Impairment: a Review Including Larger Species AND Considerations for the Optimization of Induced White Matter Injury Preclinical Models
    Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
  • June 21st – Speaker: Andrea Ruetenik
    Title:  Huntingtin Inclusions Trigger Cellular Quiescence, Deactivate Apoptosis, and Lead to Delayed Necrosis
    Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
  • May 17th – Speaker: Rene Hernandez-Cardenache
    Title:  Brief Literature Review, Cognitive Effects of OSA and Brain Health
    Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
  • March 29th – Speaker: Karla Mora
    Title: Alzheimer’s Disease in Latin America and Caribe
    Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
  • February 15th – Speaker: Sarah Getz, PhD
    Title: Decision Making in the Elderly
    Time: 8:30-9:30 am
    Location: University of Miami CRB, Room 1381
  • January 18th – Speaker: Michelle Caunca
    Title: Age effects on gray matter volume and attentional performance in Zen meditation

2016 Journal Club

  • December 21st – Speaker: Jordyn Rice, PT, DPT
    Title: Strength and Aerobic Exercises Improve Spatial Memory in Aging Rats Through Stimulating Distinct Neuroplasticity Mechanisms
  • November 16th – Speaker: Ni (Sunny) Sun-Suslow, M.S.
    Title: Declines and Impairment in Executive Function Predict Onset of Physical Frailty
  • October 19th – Speaker: Marialaura Simonetto, MD
    Title: Coordinated Gene Expression of Neuroinflammatory and Cell Signaling Markers in Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex during Human Brain Development and Aging
  • September 21st – Speaker: Eddie Tiozzo, PhD
    Title: Does physical activity prevent cognitive decline and dementia?: A systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
  • August 17th – Speaker: Michelle Caunca
    Title: Altered tract-specific white matter microstructure is related to poorer cognitive performance: The Rotterdam Study
  • July 20th – Speaker: Carolina Mendoza-Puccini
    Title: IL-33 ameliorates Alzheimer’s disease-like pathology and cognitive decline
  • June 15th – Speaker: Joyce Gomes-Osman, PT, PhD
    Title: Theta Burst Stimulation of the Human Motor Cortex
  • May 18th – Speaker: Laura Segalà, PsyD
    Title: Cerebral amyloid angiopathy and cognitive outcomes in community-based older persons
  • April 20th – Speaker: Katalina Fernandez McInerney, PhD
    Title: PET Imaging of Tau Deposition in the Aging HumanBrain
  • March 16th – Speaker: Maria Diaz, MD
    Title: PD-1  immune  checkpoint blockade reduces pathology and improves memory in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease
  • February 17th – Speaker: Yesica Campos, MD
    Title: Vascular burden and Alzheimer disease pathologic  progression
  • January 27th – Speaker: Andres DeLeon-Benedetti
    Title: Effects of vascular risk factors and APOE e4 on white matter integrity and cognitive Decline

2015 Journal Club

  • December 16th – Speaker: Holly Cukier, PhD
    Title: Genetic contributions to variation in general cognitive function: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in the CHARGE consortium
  • November 18th – Speaker: Courtney Sparger
    Title: Plasma phospholipids identify antecedent memory impairment in older adults
  • October 28th – Speaker: Jonathan Landman
    Title: Assessing cognitive effects of anticholinergic medications in patients with coronary artery disease
  • September 23rd – Speaker: Michelle Caunca, Medical Student
    Title: Vascular and amyloid pathologies are independent predictors of cognitive decline in normal elderly
  • August 26th – Speaker: Carolina Mendoza-Puccini, IMG, CCRC
    Title: Relationships between default-mode network connectivity, medial temporal lobe structure and age-related memory deficits
  • July 22nd – Speaker: Sharlet Anderson, PhD
    Title: Educational inequalities in aging-related declines in fluid cognition and the onset of cognitive pathology
  • March 25th – Speaker: Xiaoyan Sun, MD, PhD
    Title: Normal cognitive aging: Memory for normal aging