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 Now accepting applications for the Population Neuroscience of Alzheimer’s Disease and Age-related Dementia (PNA) T32 Training Grant Currently 1 predoctoral position available Scholars are eligible to receive:...

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/  

Epi in Action Seminar Poster – Sarah Kolibash Royse

Join in while Sarah Kolibash Royse presents her poster at the Epi in Action Seminar on October 8th at 12:10 pm.

Beth Shaaban will be speaking at the Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA webinar titled Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia: Debating the Past and Shaping the Future of Dementia Research

Beth Shaaban will be speaking at the Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA webinar titled Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia: Debating the Past and Shaping the Future of Dementia Research. The one-hour webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, October 21...

Beth Shaaban, PhD, MPH presents at the Sept 16th 2020 ADRC OSCAR Symposium

Population Neuroscience of Sex Differences in the Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Cascade: The Role of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease (PDF)