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Training Opportunities

All the cores of the ADRC have embedded within them an educational aim.

  • Clinical Core, led by Dr. Larry Honig. This core is appropriate for any student or trainee who is interesting in learning about issues that relate to patient recruitment and patient characterization.
  • Data Management & Statistics Core, led by Dr. Howard Andrews. This core is appropriate for any student or trainee who is interested in learning about issues that relate to how large-scale data are managed, to experimental design and statistical analysis.
  • Human Genetics Core, led Dr. Richard Mayeux. This core is appropriate for any student or trainee who is interested in learning about issues that relate to human genetics, from how genetic information is acquired to how it is analyzed and validated.
  • Neuropathology Core, led by Dr. Jean-Paul Vonsattel. This core is appropriate for any student or trainee who is interested in learning about issues that relate to neuropathology, from how postmortem brains are processed to how it is analyzed and investigated.
  • Patient Outreach, Recruitment & Retention Core, led by Dr. Karen Bell. This core is appropriate for any student or trainee who is interested in learning about issues that relate to how patients and their families in the community are educated to how patients are recruited.
  • Lipidomics Core, led by Dr. Gil Di Paolo. This core is appropriate for any student or trainee who is interested in learning about issues that relate to how lipids are acquired and analyzed from biospecimens.
  • DNA sequencing Core, led by Dr. Peter Nagy. This core is appropriate for any student or trainee who is interested in learning about issues that relate to how DNA is sequenced and validated.

Core-Like Facilities

Although not formal cores, many labs affiliated with the ADRC provide training on a wide range of topics that relate to AD, cognitive aging, and related disorders. These include:

Other Opportunities

There are many other labs and investigators associated with the ADRC that focus on AD, cognitive aging, and related disorder.  If any student or trainee would like to discuss other educational opportunities that are not covered by the Cores or Core-Like faciliites, they should contact Dr. Scott Small.  He will help find the appropriate lab.