News and Links of Interest
Moran, E. E., Wang, C., Katz, M. J., Ozelius, L., Schwartz, A., Pavlovic, J., Ortega, R. A., Lipton, R. B., Zimmerman, M. E., & Saunders-Pullman, R. Cognitive and motor functioning in elderly glucocerebrosidase mutation carriers. Neurobiology of Aging; 58, 239.e1-239.e7; 2017.
Cha, J., Zea-Hernandez, J. A., Sanghun, S., Graw-Panzer, K., Moran, E. E., Wagshul, M. E., Posner, J., Zimmerman, M. E., & Arens, R. Impact of childhood obstructive sleep apnea syndrome on dentate gyrus. Journal of Neuroscience; 37, 4280-4288; 2017.
Levitch, C. F., Zimmerman, M. E., Lubin, N., Kim, N., Lipton, R. B., Stewart, W. F., Kim, M. & Lipton, M. L. Recent and long-term soccer heading exposure is differentially associated with neuropsychological function in amateur players. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society; 24, 147-155; 2018.
Levitch CF, Ifrah C, Kim, M, Stewart WF, Lipton R, Zimmerman ME, Lipton ML. (2018).
Personality and risk taking in sports: A focus on unintentional and intentional head impacts in amateur soccer players. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine; In Press.
Zimmerman, M. E., Kim, B. M., Hale, C., Brickman, A. M., & Shechter, A. Neuropsychological
function response to nocturnal blue light blockage in insomnia: A randomized controlled study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society; 25; 668-677.
Levitch, C. F., McConathey, E., Aghvinian, M., Himmelstein, M., Lipton, M. L., & Zimmerman, M.
E. The impact of sleep on the relationship between soccer heading exposure and neuropsychological function in college-age soccer players. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society; In Press.
Award and Grant Spotlight
Jordan Stiver was awarded the Laird S. Cermak award from the International Neuropsychological Society in 2019 for "The best research presented in the area of memory or memory disorders." The title of his work was "Variable Sleep Quality Predicts Poorer Spatial Learning and Memory."
Jordan Stiver and Dr. Michael Kirkwood (President, INS) at the 2019 International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting.
Cara Levitch was awarded the 2018-2019 Graduate School of Arts and Science Distinguished Research Fellowship to support work on her dissertation titled, “Heading Exposure, Sleep, and Neuropsychological Function in College Soccer Players.”
Daniella Toto was awarded a Spring 2018 Fordham College Rose Hill Undergraduate Research Grant for her project titled, “The Role of Anxiety in the Relationship between Personality Traits and Perceived Stress.”
Daniella Toto was awarded a Fall 2017 Fordham College Rose Hill Undergraduate Research Grant for her project titled, “How are personality and perceived stress related in young adults?”
Daniella Toto was awarded a Summer 2017 Fordham College Rose Hill Undergraduate Research Grant for her project titled, “The Relationship Between College Students' Perceived Stress and Sleep Quality.”
Eileen Moran was awarded the 2016 APA Education Advisory Committee/Society for Clinical Neuropsychology Thesis Award to support work on her Master’s Thesis titled, “Light Exposure, Sleep, and Cognition: Assessment of Response Inhibition.”
Cara Levitch was awarded the 2016 New York Neuropsychology Group Student Research Award for her project titled, “Soccer Heading During Games is Associated with Neuropsychological Function in Amateur Players.”
Katrazyna McNeal was awarded a Spring 2016 Fordham College Rose Hill Research Grant for her project titled, “Sleep Quality and Performance on a Problem Solving Task in Young Adults.”
Tiffany Le was awarded a Summer 2016 Fordham College Rose Hill Research Grant for her project titled, “Exploring Depressive Symptoms and Sleep Quality.”
Anika Masand was awarded a Fall 2016 Fordham College Rose Hill Research Grant for her project which seeks to understand the impact of exercise on depressive and anxiety symptoms.
Tiffany Le was awarded a Fall 2016 Fordham College Rose Hill Research Grant for her project titled, “Understanding Executive Function Association with Sleep Disruptions in Young Adults with Depression.”