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The Neuroscience of the Aging Brain

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Faculty Dialogue BAnner

Carnegie Mellon University
invites you to a Faculty Dialogues presentation and discussion 

The Neuroscience of the Aging Brain

As we grow older, our brains alter in crucial and life-altering ways.

Join Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, director of CMU’s Neuroscience Institute, and other faculty experts to explore what happens inside our brains as we age and how a deeper understanding of late-onset diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s can shape future research and potential treatment.

Thursday, June 17, 2021
4-5 p.m. ET

You are required to register for this event. A Zoom login link will be provided in a confirmation email.

Registration required by June 16, 2021

If you have a disability and require accommodation for this event, please contact Ryan Freytag at rmf@cmu.edu. For general event questions, please contact CMUevents@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-2993.


Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, moderator

Director, Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute
George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor of Auditory Neuroscience
Carnegie Mellon University


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Aryn Gittis

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Mellon College of Science

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Andreas Pfenning (SCS 2006)

Assistant Professor of Computational Biology
School of Computer Science

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