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Adrianna Ratajska selected as runner up for the TCN/AACN Student Project Competition!

Congratulations, Adrianna Ratajska! Adrianna and co-authors have been selected as one of two runner-ups of the Sixth Annual TCN/AACN Student Project Competition (The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Official Journal of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology).  During this award cycle, TCN received over 40 Competition submissions. From among these, 12 were accepted…

Welcome to the Lab!

The Cognitive Neuroscience Lab is excited to welcome Rachel Schade and Katie Rodriguez to the lab as PhD students in the Clinical and Health Psychology program (Neuropsychology Track). Welcome Rachel and Katie! Go Gators!    …

Congratulations, Adrianna!

Second year Adrianna Ratajska has successfully defended her thesis entitled: “Cognitive subtypes in individuals with essential tremor seeking deep brain stimulation.” She will be awarded her Masters of Science degree later this summer. Congrats, Adrianna!!…

Congratulations, Lauren!

Second year Lauren Kenney has successfully defended her thesis entitled: “Mapping diagnostic criteria for Parkinson’s Disease-Mild Cognitive Impairment onto data-driven cognitive phenotypes.” She will be awarded her Masters of Science degree later this summer. Congrats, Lauren!!  …

Doctoral Student, Francesca Lopez, receives Dissertation Award from APA SCN/EAC

Francesca Lopez, M.S., has been named one of the 2020-2021 recipients of the APA Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN) Education Advisory Committee (EAC) Dissertation Award for her project entitled “Cognitive Correlates of Mitochondrial Function in Older Adults.” The Dissertation Award provides $1250 for direct research costs and to present her…

Check it Out: New CNL Paper Published

Congrats to 2nd year Adrianna Ratajska who recently published her Master’s thesis, which examined data-driven cognitive subtypes in Essential tremor. This paper was accepted for publication in The Clinical Neuropsychologist, and can be found here.

Francesca Lopez receives diversity F31 from NIH/NIA

Francesca Lopez, MS has received funding for an NIH F31 Kirschstein Individual Research Fellowship Diversity award for a project entitled “Cognitive Correlates of Mitochondrial Function in Older Adults.” Funded by the National Institute on Aging, her study will examine phosphorous (31P) magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) markers of brain energy metabolism…

Check it Out: New CNL Paper Published

Congrats to 2nd year, Lauren Kenney, who published a paper entitled, “The UF Deep Brain Stimulation Cognitive Rating Scale (DBS-CRS): Clinical Decision Making, Validity, and Outcomes” in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Doctoral student training program in movement disorders research receives renewal

A T32 training program that prepares University of Florida Ph.D. students for research careers in movement disorders has received five-year funding renewal from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The UF Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration program trains doctoral students to become independent researchers whose…