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overview Melissa Lamar, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Rush University Medical Center, and a Clinical Neuropsychologist in the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Neuropsychology from Drexel University and completed her postdoctoral training in Cognitive Neuroscience within the intramural program of the Laboratory of Behavioral Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging. She worked at the Institute of Psychiatry King’s College London and the University of Illinois at Chicago prior to joining the Rush faculty in 2016. Her research focuses on cardiovascular disease risk factors, brain aging and cognition with a particular focus on Latinos and African Americans. Dr. Lamar employs novel neuroimaging and data analytic techniques to identify modifiable factors associated with health disparities in brain aging. Additionally, she incorporates translational tasks and digital technology into her work assessing cognitive functioning in order to strengthen the accuracy of her work. Together with the Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychology, Dr. Lamar is able to detect subtle alterations in behavior and pin-point their roots in brain. Dr. Lamar has published extensively on brain-behavior profiles of risk and disease in aging and has received numerous honors and awards for her work including Fellows status of the American Psychological Association and the 2017 Arthur Benton Award for Mid-Career Research from the International Neuropsychological Society. My Scopus ID is 6701739395.

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Academic Article Investigating the separate and interactive associations of trauma and depression on brain structure: implications for cognition and aging.
Academic Article Pulse Pressure Is Associated With Early Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline: Modifying Effects of APOE-e4.
Academic Article Metabolic Aberrations Impact Biophysical Integrity of Macromolecular Protein Pools in the Default Mode Network.
Academic Article Cognitive and connectome properties detectable through individual differences in graphomotor organization.
Academic Article What Metabolic Syndrome Contributes to Brain Outcomes in African American & Caucasian Cohorts.
Academic Article Determining levels of unawareness in dementia research.
Academic Article Age differences in orbitofrontal activation: an fMRI investigation of delayed match and nonmatch to sample.
Academic Article Alterations in working memory as a function of leukoaraiosis in dementia.
Academic Article Vulnerability of the orbitofrontal cortex to age-associated structural and functional brain changes.
Academic Article 5-HT, prefrontal function and aging: fMRI of inhibition and acute tryptophan depletion.
Academic Article The impact of region-specific leukoaraiosis on working memory deficits in dementia.
Academic Article The impact of subcortical white matter disease on mood in euthymic older adults: a diffusion tensor imaging study.
Academic Article The dysexecutive syndrome associated with ischaemic vascular disease and related subcortical neuropathology: a Boston process approach.
Academic Article Subjective cognitive complaints and longitudinal changes in memory and brain function.
Academic Article Down syndrome with and without dementia: an in vivo proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy study with implications for Alzheimer's disease.
Academic Article Quantitative tract-specific measures of uncinate and cingulum in major depression using diffusion tensor imaging.
Academic Article Differential associations between types of verbal memory and prefrontal brain structure in healthy aging and late life depression.
Academic Article Aging effects on functional auditory and visual processing using fMRI with variable sensory loading.
Academic Article Serotonin and the neural processing of facial emotions in adults with autism: an fMRI study using acute tryptophan depletion.
Academic Article Prefrontal vulnerabilities and whole brain connectivity in aging and depression.
Academic Article Graph theory analysis of cortical-subcortical networks in late-life depression.
Academic Article Association of brain network efficiency with aging, depression, and cognition.
Academic Article White matter microstructure in brain aging: human and animal models.
Academic Article Impaired macromolecular protein pools in fronto-striato-thalamic circuits in type 2 diabetes revealed by magnetization transfer imaging.
Academic Article Brain connectivity in late-life depression and aging revealed by network analysis.
Academic Article Memory for Serial Order in Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia: A Competitive Queuing Analysis.
Academic Article Acute tryptophan depletion promotes an anterior-to-posterior fMRI activation shift during task switching in older adults.
Academic Article Combined neuropathological pathways account for age-related risk of dementia.
Academic Article Late-life blood pressure association with cerebrovascular and Alzheimer disease pathology.
Academic Article Associations of the Mediterranean diet with cognitive and neuroimaging phenotypes of dementia in healthy older adults.
Academic Article Education and cognitive reserve in old age.
Academic Article White matter correlates of scam susceptibility in community-dwelling older adults.
Academic Article Sex differences in mixed neuropathologies in community-dwelling older adults.
Academic Article The oblique effect: The relationship between profiles of visuospatial preference, cognition, and brain connectomics in older adults.

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