Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to develop new neural pathways or connections between brain cells or neurons. Most neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s as well as mild cognitive impairment, are accompanied by a loss of brain plasticity.
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McKnight Cognitive Neurology Fellow Department of Neurology Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami 1120 NW 12th Street, Miami, FL 33136 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Christian Agudelo grew up in Miami, Florida. He received his bachelor in science in engineering from Duke University, where he studied biomedical engineering. He received his medical degree […]
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Fellow, Division of Cognitive Neurology Department of Neurology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 1120 NW 14th Street Miami, FL 33136 Email: email@example.com Dr. Michelle Marrero grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She graduated with honors from the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez Campus, with a Bachelors Degree in Biology. She got […]
The “graying of America” is growing at a record pace. In less than two decades, older adults are projected to outnumber children for the first time in this country’s history. University of Miami researchers are tapping into this expanding population in an effort to understand what allows some to age better than others.