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How does heart health impact the brain?
About the Speaker:
Daniel Nation, PhD is an Associate Professor of Psychological Science in the UCI School of Social Ecology. He earned his PhD in clinical health psychology from the University of Miami. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship researching biological psychiatry and neuroscience at UC San Diego and another postdoctoral fellowship studying cognitive rehabilitation in traumatic brain injury at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. Dr. Nation’s research examines the role of vascular factors in cognitive aging with an aim to improve early detection and identify targets for potential new therapies.
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