Undergraduate 3rd year Matt Tsai was recently awarded the Brian Atwood Scholarship in the Ayala School of Biological Sciences at UCI. This scholarship is awarded to junior-level Biological Sciences majors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in both scholarship and service to the UCI community. Matt’s interested in mental health have fueled his current research in the…

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Photo for dissertation post

Stephanie Leal recently defended her dissertation, completing her graduate studies and earning her doctorate degree. Dr. Leal’s dissertation work, Emotional Modulation of Episodic Memory and Translational Application to Aging and Depression-Related Cognitive Impairment focuses on how emotion modulates our memory and how this modulation changes over the course of aging and depression. During her time in the lab, Stephanie has…

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Oasis

Join Dr. Yassa as he discusses the aging brain and changes in memory systems, Alzheimer’s dementia, how to differentiate dementia in the early stages from healthy aging, what we know about prevention strategies that may reduce risk for dementia, latest data on supplementation and physical and cognitive exercise. When: Tuesday May 10, 2016, 6:00PM Where: Oasis Senior…

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