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Deidre Devier, PhD

School of Medicine
Cell Biology and Anatomy
ddevie@lsuhsc.edu

   

Keywords Associated with Work Cognition Disorders I am interested in changes in cognition associated with aging, both normal and pathological aging. I am also interested in the interaction between mood disorders and associated changes in cognition.
Primary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests Aging Through work in a Memory Disorders Clinic, I have access to a wide variety of older individuals experiencing many different cognitive changes. In particular, I am interested in executive function and how executive dysfunction effects every day functional capacity.
Secondary Research / Clinical / Teaching Interests Magnetic Resonance Imaging Our laboratory has expertise in using MRI acquisitions to assess regional volumes for comparison between clinical research participants and normal controls. In addition, functional brain changes are measured using magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Unique Techniques Used or Developed Neuropsychology Comprehensive neuropsychological assessment yields valuable data for within subject comparisons between cognitive domains and between subject comparisons across cognitive domains.
Last Updated: 01/24/2017