Epidemiology of Brain Resilience to Aging

University of Pittsburgh eBRAIN Group

The eBRAIN research group coordinates and analyzes studies that focus on the interplay between brain integrity and function in a variety of neuroepidemiological studies. We apply brain imaging methods in population studies, study risk factors, utilize cognitive and mobility measures, characterize central & peripheral contributors to function.

Now accepting applications for the Population Neuroscience of Alzheimer’s Disease and Age-related Dementia (PNA) T32 Training Grant

University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and Department of Psychiatry Now accepting applications for the Population Neuroscience of Alzheimer’s Disease and Age-related Dementia (PNA) T32 Training Grant Now accepting applications for pre-and...

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations graduates on a job well done! Erika Fan, MPH Sarah Royse, MPH

Congratulations to Dr. Rosso!

Many congratulations to Andrea L Rosso, PhD, MPH, for her official appointment to Tenure Stream!

Congratulations Jason Flatt, PhD, MPH, 2020 Early-Stage Investigator Award Recipient

NIH Sexual and Gender Minority Research Investigator Awards Program The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Research Investigator Awards Program was developed to recognize investigators who have made substantial and outstanding...

If Winter Feels Extra Hard This Year, You’re Not Alone

Months of stress have left us exhausted, limited and wrung out. But even the iciest winters thaw eventually. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/18/us/winter-stress-sadness-exhaustion.html

A great read!

Looking forward to tomorrow: The buffering effect of a daily optimism intervention Hadassah Littman-Ovadia & Dina Nir The Journal of Positive Psychology 9(2):122-136 November 2013 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/ 271756919_Looking_forward_to_tomorrow_...

Happy to be Zooming our meetings

eBrain meetings don't stop for the pandemic.

A Recent Article in Healthline Featuring Research by Dr. Cynthia Felix

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many older adults — especially those in care facilities — are finding themselves more isolated due to social distancing measures.

Briana Sprague Presents at Pitt PEPPER Center Seminar Series

Briana Sprague, PhD presents at the Pittsburgh PEPPER Center Research Seminar Series Oct 26, 2020 "Will, Skill, and Thrill: Important Contributors to Older Adult Mobility?"

Dr. Rosano Interviewed by Journal of The American Geriatrics Society

Check out the recent press coverage of the paper of Shannon Mance, MPH, BSN, RN, one of our graduates! https://medicalresearch.com/genetic-research/dopamine-genotype-linked-to-walking-speed-in-older-adults/55628/