Health, Brain, & Cognition Lab News

  • Congratulations to Arshaq on his INI summer fellowship!

    March 31, 2021 - 12:00am

    Arshaq Saleem received a 2021 Iowa Neuroscience Institute (INI) Summer Scholar Award! The INI Summer Scholar Program supports Iowa undergraduates planning to pursue research during the summer in the lab of an INI faculty member. As INI Summer Scholars, the students receive a stipend of $5,000 and have the opportunity to attend a summer undergraduate seminar series and a variety of informal events. Arshaq's research project involves understanding the role of cerebellar connectivity in mood disorders, which is a collaborative project with Dr. Vince Magnotta in Psychiatry. 

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  • James Kent wins Neuroscience Program Service Award

    June 1, 2020 - 12:00am

    Congratulations to HBC graduate student James Kent on receiving the 2020 Neuroscience Program Gloria Lee Service Award! Well-deserved for his mentoring and creating more opportunities to learn coding skills for robust and reproducible neuroimaging research. 

  • New Active Voice commentary for MSSE

    February 26, 2020 - 12:00am

    Read our "Active Voice" commentary on key findings from our recent paper published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, entitled "Two Worlds Collide — Bridging Acute and Chronic Exercise Paradigms to Understand How Physical Activity Improves Cognition"


  • New paper on the BIKE study is out

    August 25, 2019 - 10:00am

    The paper, “Acute exercise effects predict training change in cognition and connectivity,” was published online in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The study is a first of its kind, showing the same people have boosts in performance immediately after exercise as after training.

    Read the news story from Iowa Now by Richard Lewis