Experts Available: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

As January is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, Carleton experts are available to comment.

Matthew Holahan
Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Phone613-520-2600, ext. 1543
Email:   Matthew.Holahan@carleton.ca

Holahan’s research interests include brain development, memory, addiction and concussions.  The Holahan Lab is currently undertaking research related to the effects of low doses of phthalates on stress and development; the acquisition and expression of remote spatial memories during the juvenile period and how glutamate receptor blockade during development can effect spatial memories; as well as concussion research.

Holahan teaches a course titled Neurodegeneration and Aging, which includes the topic of Alzheimer’s.

Bruce Wallace
Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 1943
Email: wally@sce.carleton.ca

Wallace is the executive director of the Sensors and Analytics for Monitoring Mobility and Memory (SAM3) hub, which conducts innovative research on the application of technology-based solutions to enable an aging population to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle. SAM3’s work on technology solutions related to memory will contribute to assisting individuals with Dementia, including those with Alzheimer’s.

Wallace’s research expertise includes biomedical engineering; bioinstrumentation; biomedical applications of sensors and systems; cognition measurement; assisted living and the challenges of aging.

Amedeo D’Angiulli
Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 2954
EmailAmedeo_Dangiulli@carleton.ca

D’Angiulli’s interdisciplinary research includes cognitive neuropsychology, developmental science, sociology of education, educational psychology among other topics.

D’Angiulli is available to discuss his research on neuro-inflammation and developmental environmental neurotoxicology, in particular air pollution, and its role in Alzheimer’s disease.

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