"Brains, Hearts, and Minds: Age-related Changes in the Brain and Cognition and their Modification by Metabolic, Vascular and Inflammatory Factors"

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Date: October 21, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom Conference
Category: Grand Rounds

 

TOPIC:Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

Chairman's Grand Rounds

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020

Time: 1-2pm

Venue: Zoom Conference

 

Speaker:

Naftali Raz, Ph.D.

Professor, Dept of Psychology

Director for Life-Span Cognitive

Neuroscience Program

Institute of Gerontology

Wayne State University

 

TOPIC:

"Brains, Hearts, and Minds:

Age-related Changes in the Brain and Cognition and 

their Modification by Metabolic, Vascular and Inflammatory Factors"


Objectives:

At the end of this lecture, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of neural and cognitive aging.
  2. Identify age-sensitive and age-stable brain regions and structures.
  3. Describe at least 3 major moderators of age-related brain changes.
  4. Discuss the major findings and challenges in the study of neural mechanism of cognitive aging.

 

 

Contact

Michelle Trevithick
3135775283
mtrevith@med.wayne.edu

Cost

Free

Audience

Academic staff, Alumni, Current students, Faculty, Staff