Tamar Gefen

M-Marsel Mesulam4
Emily Rogalski4
Adam Martersteck3
4M-Marsel Mesulam
4Emily Rogalski
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  • Kara Brown, Megan Pirigyi, Molly Lubin, Alexandra Regenbogen, Sara Ashurst, Brian Schultz +12 others
  • 2014
Medicine during their internal medicine rotations. Although our PGY1s have frequently won this award, three is a new record! Congratulations! A new residency baby! Lisette Rodriguez-Cabezas, PGY2, and her husband Tony welcomed baby Giovanni at Prentice Hospital on February 24th. Congratulations to the new family. The Rank List is in! We interviewed 60(More)
Primary progressive aphasia is a neurodegenerative syndrome characterized by gradual dissolution of language but relative sparing of other cognitive domains, especially memory. It is associated with asymmetric atrophy in the language-dominant hemisphere (usually left), and differs from typical Alzheimer-type dementia where amnesia is the primary deficit.(More)
This human study is based on an established cohort of "SuperAgers," 80+-year-old individuals with episodic memory function at a level equal to, or better than, individuals 20-30 years younger. A preliminary investigation using structural brain imaging revealed a region of anterior cingulate cortex that was thicker in SuperAgers compared with healthy 50- to(More)
The Northwestern University SuperAging Project recruits community dwellers over the age of 80 who have unusually high performance on tests of episodic memory. In a previous report, a small cohort of SuperAgers was found to have higher cortical thickness on structural MRI than a group of age-matched but cognitively average peers. SuperAgers also displayed a(More)
OBJECTIVES This study examines the anatomical correlates of naming vs recognizing faces using a novel measure that utilizes culturally relevant and age-appropriate items, the Northwestern University Famous Faces (NUFFACE) Test, in primary progressive aphasia (PPA), a syndrome characterized by progressive language deficits and associated with cortical(More)
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