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PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate

Alzheimer's disease, aging, Autism Spectrum disorder, neurological disorders, human neuroimaging, cognition

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Characterizing the progression of Alzheimer's disease

In this project, you will investigate the various factors that play a role in the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD). You will characterize the events that occur throughout the time course of the disease and the determine their significance. You will become well-versed in the early and late symptoms of AD, the biomarkers that play a role in the progression AD, the cutting-edge techniques to measure these biomarkers, brain anatomy, and how to conduct a literature review.

Coding skills

python, R, MatLab

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