Center for Cognitive Medicine
Oct. 1, 2020—Specific regions of the thalamus — a central brain region — are smaller in adults with psychotic disorders and youth at risk for psychotic disorders and are associated with cognitive impairment.
Turning Heads: The Vanderbilt Brain Institute has emerged as a hub of discovery as neuroscience’s influence expands
Aug. 5, 2020—The VBI recently marked its 20th anniversary, a span that has seen the institute’s wide-ranging missions—including administering the university’s Neuroscience Graduate Program, as well as postdoctoral training and community outreach—steadily coalesce under a single umbrella.
Jul. 23, 2020—VU319, an investigational drug product developed by Vanderbilt researchers, targets one of medicine’s most bedeviling challenges: improving memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Jul. 18, 2019—The ways certain proteins spread may help explain why the prevalence of Alzheimer’s is higher in women than in men.
May. 10, 2019—Staff from the Center for Cognitive Medicine will administer memory screenings and Alzheimer’s gene screenings at no cost to community members ages 60 and above.
Feb. 12, 2019—Center for Cognitive Medicine offering Alzheimer's APOE4 Gene Screening at Whole Foods on Feb. 18.
Jan. 4, 2019—The Center for Cognitive Medicine is seeking volunteers ages 65-75 who have not been diagnosed with any memory impairment and are interested in whether their genetics show they are at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Nov. 9, 2018—The Center for Cognitive Medicine is in search of volunteers ages 55-75 to participate in a free memory screening.
Sep. 4, 2018—Interested in the treatments and prevention of Alzheimer's disease? The Center for Cognitive Medicine is hosting an open house and screening event on Sept. 7.
Aug. 14, 2018—The Center for Cognitive Medicine at Vanderbilt Univerity Medical Center presents, 'An Aging and Healthy Brain Symposium & Community Dinner' on Aug. 22.
Aug. 1, 2018—The Center for Cognitive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in partnership with the Generation Program will be offering ApoE4 Alzheimer’s Gene Screening on Friday, August 3.
Mar. 2, 2017—Women who have had repeated depressive episodes tend to pay more attention to negative emotional information, suggesting that they may benefit from cognitive therapy to build new, more positive pathways in their brains.