News and Events
January 23, 2014
I.U. School of Medicine Researchers awarded $300,000 in new grants from GE/NFL. Read more about it here: http://news.medicine.iu.edu/releases/2014/01/nfl-ge-concussion-study.shtml For General Electric's press release click here: http://www.genewscenter.com/Content/Detail.aspx?ReleaseID=17630&NewsAreaID=2&ClientID=1 .
October 25th, 2013
The Third Indiana Neuroimaging Symposium held on the Indiana University campus. It was held in Alumni Hall with Registration begining at 8:00 am and Opening Remarks by Sharlene Newman and Dean Larry Singell. Andrew J. Saykin, Psy.D. spoke on "A Million Voxels and Three Billion Base Pairs: Challenges and Opportunities in the Imaging Genomics of Alzheimer's Disease". Also from the IU School of Medicine, David Kareken, Ph.D. talked about Multi-modal neuroimaging of alcoholism risk. Following a Poster Session there were breakout sessions. Other speakers included IU Bloomington Faculty members, Olaf Sporns Ph.D. as the Keynote, and Thomas Schoenemann Ph.D. From Purdue, were speakers Ulrike Dydak Ph.D. and Thomas Talavage, Ph.D.
October 18, 2013
The annual meeting of the Indianapolis Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience was in Hine Hall on IUPUI campus.
Altered salience network connectivity in older adults with cognitive complaints, early and late amnestic mild cognitive impairment. JD Contreras, Y Wang, SL Risacher, BC McDonald, JD West, and AJ Saykin.
Cerebral hypometabolism in carriers of the intron 10 +3 MAPT mutation. KD Deters, SL Risacher, MR Farlow, FW Unverzagt, DA Kareken, GD Hutchins, KK Yoder, JR Murrell, S Spina, F Epperson, AJ Saykin, and B Ghetti.
In vivo measurement of neurotoxic changes in manganese-exposed workers. Z Long, Y-M Jiang, X-R Li, J Xu, L Long, W Zheng, JB Murdoch, and U Dydak.
Plasma cortisol is associated with accelerated brain atrophy: An Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) study. P Rajagopalan, B Gutman, AW Toga, CR Jack Jr., MW Weiner, and PM Thompson.
Increased frontal activation during working memory processing after pediatric concussion: Persistent effects up to one year post-injury. DR Westfall, JN Bailey, LK Stickans, KA Campbell, JD West, TW Arnold, PA Kersey, AJ Saykin, and BC McDonald.
October 9, 2013
The IUPUI Imaging Research Symposium was held in the University Library, Lilly Auditorium. Speakers included Gary D. Hutchins, PhD and two invited speakers. Daniel C. Sullivan, MD from Duke University Medical Center and Andrew J. Bowling, PhD of Dow AgroSciences in Indianapolis.
September 20, 2013
Andrew Saykin, Psy.D., spoke at the Seventh Annual Martin Family Alzheimer’s Caregiver Symposium, “Mind Your Health and Exercise Your Brain.” Dr. Saykin, Director of the Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center and Raymond C. Beeler Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, presented “Imaging, Biomarkers and Subjective Cognitive Decline: How Early Can We Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?”
This free, all day event was designed for family caregivers and community health care providers, the Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center hosted the symposium at the IU Health Neuroscience Center (Goodman Hall) Auditorium. Tours were given of the imaging facilities and many written materials were offered.