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Former Vice Chair Takes the Reins as Center for BrainHealth’s Advisory Board Chair

Center for BrainHealth announced new leadership for its advisory board. Starting September 1, David Jacobs will succeed Roger Gault as board chair, and Lindsay Wilson will assume the vice chair position.

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BrainHealth Research Demonstrates the Impact of Aging on Brain Function

Using calibrated functional magnetic resonance imaging (cfMRI), BrainHealth researchers tested their hypothesis that the aging process has damaging effects on the brain's underlying neuro-vascular coupling (NVC) system.

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National Guard Advances Warfighter Brain Fitness

The National Guard Bureau has taken a bold step toward securing and enhancing Warfighter brain health, and ensuring cognitive combat readiness with the launch of a new initiative to measure, track and improve cognitive performance and psychological well-being – the Warfighter Brain Fitness program.

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HKS Partners With Center for BrainHealth to Help Employees Thrive

HKS is partnering with The University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for BrainHealth on a study to improve the way the firm’s employees work, collaborate and innovate, both individually and as an organization.

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BrainHealth Research Demonstrates Cognitive Training Improves Student Learning

SMART training provides immediate and long-term academic benefits. New research demonstrates that neuroscience training equips teachers with the tools and confidence to reduce learning gaps in eighth grade students, as measured by State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) performance.

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Center for BrainHealth Receives Transformational Investment from Sammons Enterprises, Names Imaging Center

This largest single gift in the center’s history will advance work to identify neural indicators of protected, strengthened and restored brain health.

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The Power of Kindness in Improving Brain Health

Kindness is powerful and does not just affect the recipient’s feelings – kindness can also impact an entire family’s brain health.

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Rockwall Police Department Gets Innovative With Leadership’s Brain Health

The Rockwall Police Department is making an investment in its leadership. On Tuesday, January 11, members of the RPD command staff were the first to embark on a four-month course geared toward improving brain health, function and overall cognition, in partnership with Center for BrainHealth.

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Esports Performance Academy and Center for BrainHealth Form Partnership to Implement Esports Protocol

The Esports Performance Academy is partnering with the Center for BrainHealth® to implement a novel performance initiative for esports players. A targeted group of EPA clients and students is participating in The BrainHealth Project , a research-backed training protocol to improve cognitive performance and strengthen overall brain health.

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Center for BrainHealth to Honor Tom Leppert with 2022 Legacy Award

On January 25, 2022, Center for BrainHealth® honored Thomas C. Leppert with its annual Legacy Award during a dinner at the Dallas Country Club. The prestigious Legacy Award is given each year to individuals whose unwavering passion and dedication enable the Center for BrainHealth to empower people to unlock their brain potential.

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Dental Device for Snoring May Slow Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

A multidisciplinary team of researchers discovered that an oral appliance not only improves breathing rate during sleep, but also appears to reverse cognitive impairment.

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Neuroscience and Empathy Come Together at the Art of Kindness Exhibition

Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, hosted the third annual Art of Kindness art contest and exhibition in collaboration with the UT Dallas School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) and the UTD Department of Computer Science. The 2021 competition was the strongest yet, with over 150 submissions.

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Susan Hockfield Receives Prestigious Charles L. Branch BrainHealth Award

Center for BrainHealth® brought together a who’s who of academic leaders, scientists and philanthropists to honor Dr. Susan Hockfield as the 10th recipient of the Dr. Charles L. Branch BrainHealth Award – the center’s highest science honor.

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2021 Friends of BrainHealth Award Recipients

Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, recently hosted the annual Friends of BrainHealth Scientist Selection Luncheon at the Dallas Country Club.

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Center for BrainHealth Battles COVID-Induced Stress with Brain Health Strategies & Tools

Center for BrainHealth®, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, raised a record-breaking $71,896 during the 2021 North Texas Giving Day, which included a $33,000 matching gift from Laurie and Todd Platt.

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