NEWS

November 15, 2022 - TVO's The Agenda Interview with Dr. Rosanna Olsen

Dr. Olsen joined The Agenda on TVO for an episode titled “What Are Memories Made Of?” and shared how the brain creates memories and how much information it can save. Link to the full episode: https://www.tvo.org/video/what-are-memories-made-of

Screen Shot 2022-11-21 at 11.10.00 AM.png
Screen Shot 2022-11-21 at 11.14.20 AM.png
Screen Shot 2022-11-21 at 11.24.25 AM.png

November 12-16, 2022 - Neuroscience 2022, San Diego

Dr. Rosanna Olsen and graduate student Negar Mazloum-Farzaghi presented posters at Neuroscience 2022, held by Society for Neuroscience at San Diego where scientists all around the world congregate to share their research, experience and discover new ideas!

IMG_1198.jpeg
PHOTO-2022-11-21-11-30-02.jpg
IMG_1287-preview.HEIC
IMG_1199.jpeg

September 23, 2022 - Rotman Research Institute Research Day 

Our very own lab members: Shireen Parimoo, Negar Mazloum-Farzaghi, Lydia Jiang, and Nick Hoang discussing their exciting research at RRI Research Day 

IMG_5656.HEIC
IMG_5644.HEIC
IMG_5658.HEIC

August 2022 - Paper Publication in Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition

Congratulations to Shireen Parimoo for her publication in Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition titled "Are older adults susceptible to visual distraction when targets and distractors are spatially separated?" https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2022.2117271

February 2022 - Paper Publication in Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition

Congratulations to Negar Mazloum-Farzaghi for her publication in Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, titled "The impact of aging and repetition on eye movements and recognition memory"! https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2022.2039587

September 2020 - Paper Publication in Neuropsychologia 

Congratulations to Kirk Geier and Shireen Parimoo for their publication in Neuropsychologia titled "The role of anterior and mediodorsal thalamus in associative memory encoding and retrieval"! 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107623

January 31, 2020 - Soupcoff Family Research Grant Award

Congratulations to Shireen Parimoo for receiving the Rotman Research Institute graduate student Soupcoff Research Grant on her project "The Relationship between brain structure, attention, and memory in healthy aging"!

March 19, 2019 - 2019 Rotman Research Institute Conference: Aging & Brain Health: Prevention & Treatment of Dementia

Rosanna delivers an exciting talk on: Brain imaging biomarkers of dementia: Challenges and proposed solutions at the 2019 Rotman Research Institute Conference in Toronto!

December 13, 2018 - MA Poster Day, University of Toronto

Our very own graduate student Shireen (left) discusses her exciting research with Dr. Bradley Buchsbaum at the University of Toronto!

20181213_133651.jpg

October 3-6, 2018- MDRS 2018 Annual Conference, Toronto

Rosanna (left) and Jess (right) were both invited to present at the Memory Disorders Research Society (MDRS) 2018 Annual Conference! Follow the link below to find out more about their talks and the distinguished society.

https://mdrs2018.weebly.com/

IMG_8370_edited_edited.jpg

June 24th-June 28th, 2018- ISBN 26th Annual Meeting

Rosanna was one of the many distinguished scientists invited to speak at the 26th annual meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience (ISBN) in Anchorage, Alaska. Follow the link below to find out more about her talk!

https://isbngroup.net/annual-meeting

June, 2018- MDRS Cermak/Corkin Award

Congratulations to Jessica Robin, our very own Postdoc for recieving the Memory Disorders Research Society (MDRS) Cermak/Corkin Award! Follow the link to find out more about this outstanding achievement! http://clm.utexas.edu/mdrs/postdoc-award/

FUNDING NEWS

The 2022 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant has been awarded to Rosanna as co-principal investigator and collaborators for the project "A harmonized medial temporal lobesubregion segmentation protocol: an essential element for dementia research.” 

The 2022 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant was awarded to Rosanna as co-investigator and her collaborator Karen Campbell for the project “Associative memory across the adult lifespan: Neural mechanisms and a novel technique for remediation.”

The 2022 University College London–University of Toronto Strategic Partner Funds for Project
Revitalization and Scaling has awarded Rosanna as co-principal investigator and collaborators for the project “MRI angiography of the hippocampus at 3 and 7 tesla.”

 

The 2018 CIHR Project Grant has been awarded to Rosanna and her collaborators Jennifer Ryan, Morgan Barense, James Kennedy, Mallar Chakravarty, Malcolm Binns and Nicole Anderson for the project “Evaluating eye-movement and brain imaging indicators that predict dementia in healthy
older adults”. Congratulations, Rosanna!

Screen Shot 2022-09-15 at 3.10.06 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-09-15 at 3.21.03 PM.png
CIHR.jpg
CIHR.jpg

The 2018 Alzheimer Society Research Program grant for a project on "Characterizing brain changes that predict the development of dementia in older adults" was awarded to Rosanna and her collaborators Jennifer Ryan, Morgan Barense, and James Kennedy. Congratulations, Rosanna! Learn more about their work here: https://www.baycrest.org/Baycrest-Pages/News-Media/News/Research/University-of-Toronto-Baycrest-study

Alzheimer Society Logo_edited_edited_edi

The 2017 NSERC Discovery Grant Program awarded Rosanna with a grant for the project on "Beyond the hippocampus: contributions of thalamic subregions to memory". Congratulations, Rosanna!

1200px-Natural_Sciences_and_Engineering_