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Gerontology Research Collaborative (GRC)


In This Day & Age - GRC and Stein Seminar Series

"In This Day & Age" is a monthly seminar series sponsored by the GRC and the Stein Institute for Research on Aging. Our mission is to highlight cutting-edge and multidisciplinary aging research happening within the San Diego community and beyond.Formats vary from seminars by local faculty, short talks from early-stage investigators (postdocs, fellows and students), and invited presentations by leading gerontologists. Please stay tuned for more!

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Upcoming GRC Seminar:

February 22nd at 4pm with Dr. Elizabeth Twamley


Title: Cognitive Health Interventions in Late Life


About the speaker: About the speaker: Dr. Twamley is a neuropsychologist and a Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego. Much of her work is based at the VA San Diego Healthcare System, where she is a VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Research Career Scientist and the Director of the Clinical Research Unit of the Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health. Dr. Twamley’s research has focused on cognitive training and other interventions to improve real-world functioning for individuals with severe mental illnesses, traumatic brain injuries, and aging-associated cognitive impairments. She has developed and evaluated Compensatory Cognitive Training (CCT) and Cognitive Symptom Management and Rehabilitation Therapy (CogSMART) with funding from NIH, VA, DoD, NSF, BBRF/NARSAD, and UC San Diego grants. These treatment manuals and other clinical materials are available at no charge on her website,


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