Fellow, Division of Cognitive Neurology Department of Neurology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 1120 NW 14th Street Miami, FL 33136 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
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Join us for a series of discussions on how aging affects your brain, including what to expect, prevention and best practices.
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.
Having a bigger waistline and a high body mass index (BMI) in your 60s may be linked with greater signs of brain aging years later, according to a study published by a leading University of Miami neurology researcher in the July 24 online edition of N e u r o l o g y®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study suggests that these factors may accelerate brain aging by at least a decade.
On June 26th, the eminent Dr. Hachinski was our special Research Seminar presenter. He is the Distinguished University Professor at the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at Western University London in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Vladimir Hachinski is a world-renowned neurologist, a foremost authority in the field of stroke, dementia and Alzheimer’s research and an international leader in the joint prevention of stroke and dementia. He presented on the Origin, Status and Future of the Hachinski Ischemic Score.
Dr. Lazar is a Professor of Neurology, he holds the Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair and is the Director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He is a neuropsychologist with broad interests in aging and vascular disease, with emphases on reversible causes of cognitive decline, risk-factor modification to promote cognitive resiliency, and recovery after stroke. He presentation was on Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Insights from Vascular Interventions.
Dr.Tatjana Rundek was nominated for the 31st annual in the Company of Women Outstanding Woman in Science and Technology award and it was one of 2 winners who are sharing this year’s award.
An innovative study by the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute of the Department of Neurology in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine aims to determine what factors contribute to successful aging in seniors 85 and older.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Research Symposium and Chair Presentation Don Soffer Clinical Research Center (CRB) Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education 1 st Floor Auditorium 1120 NW 14 th Street, 1st Floor Miami, Florida 33136 McKnight Research Symposium – PROGRAM AGENDA