Richard P. Sloan, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Dr. Sloan’s principal work focuses on identifying the autonomic nervous system mechanisms linking psychological risk factors such as depression, hostility, and anxiety to heart disease. Funded research studies address various aspects of this problem.

Paula McKinley, Ph.D.

Co-Investigator

Dr. Paula McKinley examines the impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on cognitive function in women with breast cancer.

Scott Small, M.D.

Co-Investigator

Scott Small, MD is using a new functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) analysis to identify which sub-regions of the hippocampus correlate with memory decline.

Adam M. Brickman, Ph.D.

Co-Investigator

Dr. Brickman uses advanced neuroimaging techniques to understand cognitive aging and dementia. He is particularly interested in white matter abnormalities and the intersection between vascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease.