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11/15/21 – ROSA Center Seminar: “Effects of premenopausal bilateral oophorectomy on cognitive and physical aging” (Michelle Mielke, PhD)

Monday, November 15, 2021   |   12:00-1:00pm   |   Virtual   |   Registration Required

Registration Closed

Presenter:
Michelle Mielke, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology, Dept. of Quantitative Health Sciences,
Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Michelle M. Mielke, Ph.D. is currently Professor of Epidemiology and Professor of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic. She is also the Associate Chair of Faculty Development and Academic Affairs in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. Dr. Mielke works as a translational epidemiologist to further understanding of the etiology and epidemiology of neurodegenerative and other aging-related diseases.  One focus of her research is the identification of fluid biomarkers for the diagnosis, prediction, and progression of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Another focus of Dr. Mielke’s research is on understanding sex and gender differences in the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease and of other aging-related conditions. She directs the Mayo Clinic Specialized Center of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences. Dr. Mielke is co-Chair of the Sex and Gender Diversity Significant Interest Group for the Alzheimer’s Association Professional Interest Area. She received the John R. Raymond Mentor Award from the Women Scholars Initiative. She is the PI of several NIH- and Foundation-funded clinical- and epidemiological-based grants and has published over 330 manuscripts.

 


About the ROSA Center Career Enhancement Core Seminar Series:
This Seminar Series is hosted by the Brigham/Harvard Reproductive Outcomes of Stress and Aging Center (ROSA), based in the Connors Center of Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, which is one of eleven Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) in Sex Differences nationwide and is co-funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Research Grant 1U54AG062322). The Career Enhancement Core is a part of the ROSA Center based in the Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  If you have questions about this seminar series, please contact Mara Hampson.

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