Profiles in "Dementia" Expertise Area

  • Dr. Cook-Deegan's research interests include science policy, health policy, biomedical research, cancer and intellectual property.
  • As part of the Velazquez Lab in Biodesign's Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, I am investigating mechanisms of basal forebrain cholinergic neuron alteration in Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
  • The Sattler laboratory focuses on studies of neurodegeneration in FTD, AD, LBD and ALS using human patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cell-differentiated neurons and glia as a disease model.
  • Peckham applies a life-course approach and uses supportive care concepts and critical institutional theories to ground her research and increase the impact of her work in practice.
  • Junior student at Barrett, the Honors College. Looking to become a physician and clinical researcher.
  • Molly Maxfield is a clinical psychologist with research interests in psychology and aging. Current projects focus on dementia-related anxiety among middle-aged and older adults and later-life effects of childhood maltreatment
  • Yu completed MSN/PhD at Penn and postdoc at Penn State and is a Fellow of Gerontological Society of the America and American Academy of Nursing. Her research focus on interventions to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease.